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Loom Knit Headband, Earwarmer, Turban Style Pattern


Pattern Key


Foundation Row:  e-wrap cast on 18 sts/pegs with 1 strand MC, leaving a 10 inch tail. Knit as flat panel.

  • Row 1:  Knit (create lifeline; now take a needle and 10 inch tail of yarn through each stitch as you would for a gathered bind off, do not gather knitting yet, leave this yarn hanging)
  • Rows 2-15: Knit
  • Row 16:  Purl
  • Row 17:  knit
  • Repeat rows 16 and 17 until knitting measures 16 inches.
  • Repeat rows 1-15. (omit lifeline directions)
  • Bind off using gather method.
  • Finish:  Pull both life lines tight to gather knitting to the center; secure. Weave in ends.
  • Place a button in the center (see picture).

Enjoy your new headband!-Nicole



Finishing the Project

Thank you for the free pattern! I can't wait to make some of these for Christmas gifts.

Quick question: Once you have finished knitting, how do you join the two ends together to finish the headband?

Finishing headband

You are welcome! The answer to your question is at the bottom of the pattern! "Finish: Pull both life lines tight to gather knitting to the center; secure. Weave in ends."


I have a question about the second life line. At the end where it says to pull to Life Lounge tight where does the other life line come from? It says I'm at the lifeline instructions on the pattern so I'm not sure where the other Lifeline should come from.


I'm sorry I did not read before I sent. I meant to say and the second part of the instructions that is stated to omit the lifeline instructions. So my question remains where would the second life line be coming from? I also forgot to thank you for the instructions. The headband looks lovely and I can't wait to try it.

I've responded below! Have a

I've responded below! Have a great day and thanks for visiting my blog.


Hello, Sorry I can see how the directions may become confusing as written. It should read pull both ENDS of the lifeline tight. There is no 2nd lifeline. I hope this helps to answer your question! -Nicole

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