Top 10 Free Cable Knitting Patterns

Cable headbands are a classic, must have fashion accessory for the chillier months.

They look stylish on anyone and are also perfect for wearing on casual, messy bun hairdo days.

Headbands are also an ideal first project for beginner knitters who want to try out the cable technique.  They have no shaping and are quick knits.  You can practice your cable knitting skills without getting lost in a huge and complicate knitting pattern.

By the way, you can read our useful article Beginner’s Guide To Cable Knitting if you are new to this technique.

In this article we bring you our TOP 10 FREE CABLE HEADBAND KNITTING PATTERNS.

Simply click on the links to check them out.

Please note that some of the companies providing the free patterns may require a sign up to access the patterns.  This will however not cost you a penny.  

1. Braided Pink Headband from Lovecrafts.

Lovecrafts is an awesome website where you can purchase just about every type of yarn around.  They also have a superb collection of free and paid knitting patterns.

This headband knitting pattern is ideal for more experienced cable knitters.

2. Winter Wisps by Drops Design

Winter Wisps by Drops Design

This gorgeous headband comes in pattern set with neck warmer and mittens.  Drops Design use charts for most of their knitting patterns so this pattern is ideal for those of you who prefer charts to written knitting patterns.patins free headband knitting pattern

3. Easy Cable Knit Headband

This is a perfect headband design beginner knitters, brought to you by All Free Knitting.

4.  Woven Cable Headband from Ravelry

If you aren’t a member of Ravelry then you should be.  This cable headband knitting pattern is one of hundreds of free designs that you can find on Ravelry.

5. Friendship Cable Headband Free Knitting Pattern 

This lovely design by Bromefields is explained via a video tutorial.  Perfect for beginner knitters.

6. Free Super Chunky Cable Headband

This is a really easy cable headband knitting pattern.  Just one cable is worked in the middle of the piece, making it perfect to work out the basics of knitting a cable. (This design is featured in our main article photo).

7. Beginner’s Braided Headband

This awesome free knitting pattern from Lion Brand is designed for newcomers to cable knitting.  This headband is made by braiding strips of yarn and is a great way to achieve a cable effect without actually working any cables.

8. Cold Weather Cables Set

This is an easy free cable knitting pattern by Yarnspirations.  The headband and matching mittens are knit in self striping yarn and look stunning as well as cosy for the autumn or winter.

9. Celtic Romance by Drops Design

Celtic Romance by Drops Design

A gorgeous free cable headband knitting pattern which comes with a matching neck warmer.

10.  Headbands in Rico Design Creative

This stunning headband design is available as part of a kit, or you can simply download the free knitting pattern.

We hoped you enjoyed our list of the Top 10 Free Cable Headband Knitting Patterns.  Please let us know if you make any of these lovely designs!

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