If you are interested in wearing a headband this winter, try one of the knitting headband patterns we have listed.
It can be hard to keep warm when it is cold outside. But with a knit headband you can keep warm and be stylish. You can make them in any colours and have one for each outfit.
37 Headband Knit Patterns
Check out our list of 37 knitting headband patterns. There is a cute knit headband for everyone. We have included patterns for all skill levels.
1. Classic Headband Knitting Pattern from DeBrosseNYC
The Soleil Earwarmer pattern creates a classic winter style headband. It features a modern twist and rib design.
An experienced beginner can complete this knit headband pattern. The pattern includes written instructions, photos and video support.
2. Easy Cable Knitted Headband Pattern by Heidi Gustad
This free knitting headband pattern can be completed by an advanced beginner. You will need to have cabling skills. Make several in different colours to match your outfits. Use thicker or thinner yarn to make a knit headband for every season.
3. Cabled Headband Knitting Pattern by ApiaryKnits
This attractive headband has a wide Saxon cable design over the forehead and down to the ears.
This headband knit pattern includes two photo tutorials. The finished headband fits an adult head size of approximately 22” – 23.5”. Additional sizes can be created by working more or fewer full cable pattern repeats at the nape. The headband is cast on then worked flat.
4. Cozy Earwarmer with Twist Knitting Headband Pattern by IsKnit
This headband knitting pattern is a great stash buster. It is for an advanced beginner. It is knitted flat with a center twist made from a single cable row.
The headband is finished by stitching cast-on and cast-off ends together. It uses 6.5 mm needles, bulky weight yarn, 1 cable needle for twist, and a tapestry Needle.
5. Knit Crown Headband Ear Warmers with BONUS Baby Crown Pattern by SydneyAndGrace
Kids will love these knitted Crown Headband Ear Warmers. These are a great accessory for those chilly fall and winter days. They are fashionable and super warm. As a bonus, a baby crown pattern is included.
These knitted headband patterns make fantastic last minute gifts. One crown can be knitted in about 2 hours by an intermediate knitter.
6. Stranded Colorwork Headband Knitting Pattern by Andi Satterlund
It will take an advanced knitter to make this headband. The free headband knitting pattern includes a colorwork chart, photos and step-by-step instructions. This pattern uses 16” US 5/3.75 mm circular needles.
7. The Belle Isle Knit Headband Pattern by RosyBirchDesigns
This knit headband is beautiful and has an elegant design. The headband knit pattern requires a basic knowledge of cabling. It uses very little yarn and works up fast.
Requires a US6 needles and 100 yds of worsted weight yarn. The finished headband is approximately 3.5” wide and will cover your ears. The pattern can be made any length so you can make one for a baby or an adult.
8. Striped Scrap Knitted Headband Pattern by BrookesImaginings
Use up your bulky yarn scarps to make this two-toned headband knitting pattern. This knit headband is simple to make, and it will keep you warm. It requires US size 11 needles, 100 yards of bulky yarn and a tapestry needle. The finished size is 18” – 24”. It can be completed by a beginner.
9. Heart Knitting Headband Pattern by SealedbyaKris
Here is an adorable knitted headband. The heart design makes it fun and unique. After the headband is knitted it is seamed up the back and the knitted heart is sewn on.
There are 4 sizes: baby 15”-17”, toddler 18”-19”, child 20”-21” and adult 22”-23”. It uses 5 mm needles and worsted weight yarn.
10. Cadillac Knot Ear Warmer Knitting Pattern by AcadiaKnitsStudio
If you are looking for a headband knitting pattern that is easy, yet produces amazing results, this headband is what you are looking for.
The Cadillac Knot Ear Warmer knitting pattern was designed for beginners. The headband knit pattern includes written instructions and visual aids.
11. Cable Headband Knitting Pattern by StaceysKnitWits
Use chunky yarn to make this warm and comfortable headband. The cabling males this pattern look difficult, yet it can be completed by a beginner/intermediate knitter.
12. The Shae Knitted Headband Pattern by AspenLeafKnits
Create this Shea headband in no time at all. It uses 8 mm needles, Malabrigo chunky yarn, cable needle, tapestry needle and scissors. The headband knitting pattern can be completed by a beginner to an intermediate level knitter.
13. Panther Knit Headband by Novita Venia
If you are an advanced knitter that is good with colorwork charts, this is a fun pattern to make. The animal print makes this headband stand out from the rest.
Here is a simple but stunning headband pattern that looks more difficult to make than it really is. It is a nice headband for women who want to keep warm when they are out running errands.
The size of the headband can be modified by changing the overall length.
15. Maddie Headband Knit Pattern by freesiafibers
This knitting pattern creates an extremely wide headband. The Maddie headband is warm and cozy. It is knitted in the round with ribbing.
The finished headband has a 16” circumference and it is 5.5” tall. It uses approximately 175 yards fingering weight yarn. Skills required include long tail cast on, knit through the back loop, cabling, simple lacework, increasing (M1R), decreasing (k2tog, ssk), and knitting in the round.
16. Knit Headband for Girl Solokha by knittingfornewborn
The knitted bow makes this a delightful headband. It has a distinct look that will make everyone smile. It would look cute on a girl of any age.
17. Pink Cable Braid Headband Knitting Pattern by Gretchen Tracy
This Pink Cable Braid Headband pattern has a fun tightly ribbed design. It uses fingering yarn and size 3 circular needles. This headband would make the perfect gift for a young girl or teenager.
18. Baby Bow Knitted Headband Pattern by LittleRedWindow
Babies look so cute in a headband. This knitted bow headband would be perfect for photoshoots or every day wear. Make one for your baby or as a baby shower gift. The pattern includes sizes 0-3 through toddler.
19. The Missy Knitted Headband Pattern by ByRosyStitches
This colourful headband is thick and warm. It has a unique pattern that is stretchy and fun. The finished headband is approximately 4 inches tall and 20 inches around. Depending on your skill level, it should take about an hour to complete. The pattern includes step-by-step instructions and photos.
20. Double Plaited Cable Knit Turban-style Knitting Headband Pattern by CableCable
This turban style turban can be knitted in Aran, Worsted or Double Knitting weight wool. The chic headband is a great pattern for beginners who want to learn more about Aran knitting.
21. Trio of Ear Warmer Knitting Headband Pattern by PompomsRock
You will get a set of 3 cosy and warm super chunky knitting headband patterns in this download. The headbands are knitted flat on 10 mm knitting needles. Two of the headbands require a cable needle. The patterns are for adult sized headbands.
22. Two Tone Easy Knitted Headband Pattern by Brittany
This Two Tone Easy Knitted Headband will become your go-to accessory. The ribbed texture makes it comfortable to wear. The knitting pattern uses a knit 2, purl 1 pattern to create the ribbed texture. Make several of these using different colour combinations.
23. Easy Seed Stitch Light Headband Knit Pattern by Jessica Potasz
You can knit this headband knit pattern quickly. The pattern creates a lightweight headband that is ideal for year-round wear. It is a great beginning project. Select the “cinched” look, or the straight headband look. The headband is finished with a whip stitch to add a fun detail.
24. Women’s Knitting Headband Pattern by Hectanooga
How fun is this delightful, flowered headband? It would make the perfect gift for a young girl, teenager, or a free spirit. The pattern requires 6 mm knitting needles, worsted weight yarn, and a yarn needle. It includes sizes 5-12 yrs,12-16 yrs and adult.
25. Marisha Knitting Headband Pattern by handknitsbyElena
Here is a beautiful baby headband knitting pattern. The design is delicate and elegant. It would be the perfect headband for a photoshoot. The width of the headband is 1” and the flower is 2.5”. There are 4 sizes available: 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-12 months, and 12+ months.
26. Chunky Cable Knitted Headband Pattern by PompomsRock
This fabulous headband is chunky and warm. It features a cascade cable design that gives it texture and appeal. The cable design is pretty simple and can be completed by an advanced beginner. The pattern requires any chunky yarn that will work with 6 mm or 8 mm needles.
27. The Tanzie Warmer Knitting Headband Pattern by Thevelvetacorn
You can make this beautiful headband for children and adults. The flower embellishment will make this one of your favourite headbands. You can wear it to almost any occasion. The instructions are easy to follow and written in standard US terms.
28. Reversible Lace Knitted Headband Pattern by NutsknitwearDesign
This reversible foliage headband was designed for the hopeless romantic. It features a leafy lace pattern on one side. It knits seamlessly in the round.
29. Stylish Winter Headband Knit Pattern by Davina Choy
The Arrow Headband can be made quickly. It is the perfect quick project for yourself or as a gift. The pattern uses 1 16” 7 mm circular needle.
30. Mountain Star Knitted Headband Pattern by NativeStitch
The Mountain Star Headband features an original design that mimics mountain peaks and stars. This pattern knits up quickly with super bulky yarn. It makes a great evening project or last minute gift. This pattern is written in 2 sizes: adult S/M and adult L/XL
31. Mermaid Lace Headband Knit Pattern by KnitsAndKnerds
This headband has a delicate lace design. It is wide in the front and gets thinner in the back. The headband can be worn when dressing up or down. Make this headband in several colours so you have one to wear with every outfit.
32. The Seed Stitch Cable Headband knit Pattern by RavinSekaiDesigns
The Seed Stitch Headband is a beautiful winter accessory. This headband looks great with both up-dos and leaving your hair down. The seed stitches on the cables gives the pattern a little something special.
This headband is quick and easy to make. You can use any kind of yarn, but medium weight worsted yarn is the best. The headband knitting pattern contains directions for sizing.
33. Twisted Chunky Knit Headband by EndearingKnits
This headband knitting pattern produces the classic twisted design. The finished headband is stretch and has a seed stitch texture
The perfect is for all skill levels. It includes instructions and photos to make the process as easy as possible.
34. Arrow Design Knit Headband by Gretchen Tracy
You will not need much yarn to make this Arrow Design Headband. So, if you are looking for a pattern to use up some of your scraps, this is a good pattern.
The pattern is easy to complete. It uses 10 mm or 6 mm needles and medium weight/ worsted weight and Aran yarn.
35. Flower Headband Knit Pattern by beadedwire
Here is a pretty knit headband that is embellished with 2 knitted roses. You will look so cute in this stylish headband.
The pattern is for someone with an intermediate skill level. It includes instructions for adult and children size headbands.
36. Alaskan Knot Knitted Headband Pattern by whiteowlcrochetco
You can complete this extra thick headband in about an hour. The pattern is easy to follow and can be completed by a beginner to an advanced level knitter. Pattern requires thick yarn and 8 mm straight or circular needles.
37. Easy Headband Knit Pattern by Laura’s Knits
Here is a cute headband that is super easy to make. You will need to know cast on, knit 2, and purl 2. Just add 4 stitches to make the headband larger. Or remove 4 stitches to make it smaller.
The pattern is worked on 5 mm needles with worsted weight yarn.
WITH A HEADBAND YOU WILL NO LONGER HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT HAVING A BAD HAIR DAY. MAKE ONE OF THE KNITTING HEADBAND PATTERNS WE LISTED AND COVER THOSE WILD HAIRS UP.
If you want to look fashionable and keep warm during the winter months, try a headband instead of a hat. Headbands make a statement and block the elements. Not only will a headband help keep you warm it will also dress up your style.
If you enjoyed this post be sure to check out our Knit hat patterns for beginners.
Even if you are new to knitting, you can easily make a headband. Headbands make the perfect last-minute gifts. Make a few up ahead of time or wait until the last minute. It does not matter because you can complete one of the knitting heading patterns in as little as a couple of hours.