Beautiful Knitted Headband Ideas

| |
Beautiful Knitted Headband Ideas
Share this post with friends

Knitted headbands are so flattering and most importantly – super comfy and warm! You can really wear them all year long, when the colder days come. What’s more, they are great to knit, because they are simply to make (most of the time at least) and they allow you to relax and take your mind off things.

So if you want to work mindlessly on something, a beginner-friendly project is what you’re looking for. All of these knitted patterns below are rather easy and will add style and elegance to your everyday outfit. So if you’ve got any leftover yarn, you know what to do! These headbands will also make fantastic gifts for your family and friends! Take a look at the examples below and search for links to free patterns under the pictures.

You may also like these projects:

1. Twisted headband

This beautiful, delicate knitted headband in the pictures below was made by Diana Levine Knits using double stockinette stitch! Twisted headband are very popular recently and I can totally see why, aren’t they just the most gorgeous pieces? Have fun with this one and don’t forget to play with the colors! 

  • DESIGNED by: Diana Levine Knits
  • PROJECT TYPE: knitted headband
  • CRAFT: knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner
Twisted headband 

PHOTOS by Diana Levine Knits / Instagram.com

Find the original free pattern on YouTube, the top photo is here and the bottom photo is here.

2. Emerald Song Headband

This gorgeous knitted headband in the pictures below was made by Christina Garza-Brown and it’s a super easy to knit project, using DK weight yarn. Simply knit in the round with purls and slipped stitches, you will whip it up in a heartbeat!

  • DESIGNED by: Christina Garza-Brown
  • PROJECT TYPE: knitted headband
  • CRAFT: knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner
Emerald Song Headband

PHOTOS by Christina Garza-Brown / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

3. Two Twisted Headbands

How flattering is this gorgeous knitted headband in the pictures below? The pattern covers two different headband styles with a simple and very elegant twist. The fabric is incredibly soft and warm, so it will come in handy all year long! What’s more, the yarn is super easy to work with, and the finished headband doesn’t curl!

  • DESIGNED by: Davina Choy
  • PROJECT TYPE: knitted headband
  • CRAFT: knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner
Two Twisted Headbands

PHOTOS by Davina Choy / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on sheepandstitch.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

4. Pin Me Up Headband

Take a look at the pictures below and fall in love with this super girly knitted headband in such a stunning shade of grey! It’s super simple to make and the pattern is totally free. What outfits would you wear it with? It’s very universal, so have fun with this project!

  • DESIGNED by: Knitatude / Chantal Miyagishima
  • PROJECT TYPE: knitted headband
  • CRAFT: knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner
Pin Me Up Headband

PHOTOS by Knitatude / Chantal Miyagishima / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on knitatude.ca or read more about it on Ravelry.

5. Roots Headband

A headband is a great accessory that will keep your hair in shape while keeping you toasty. If you’re looking for an easy project to relax and knit on the go, this is it. It’s also a great way to practice basic knitting skills. The piece works flat, and the edges are sewn at the end. Follow the step-by-step knitted headband pattern to get started.

  • DESIGNED by: Mirella Moments
  • PROJECT TYPE: knit headband
  • CRAFT: knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner
Two pictures of a stylish knitted headband.

PHOTOS by Mirella Moments / mirellamoments.com

Find the original free pattern on mirellamoments.com.

6. Summit Headband

A simple knit headband with a stylish twist will add coziness to your outfit. The classic cable design makes the accessory easy to pair with any outfit. The project is suitable for knitters of all skill levels, and you can start with little experience. To make it look like the photo, consider choosing the suggested materials. Follow the step-by-step knitting pattern on the website and get creative!

  • DESIGNED by: Mirella Moments
  • PROJECT TYPE: knitted headband
  • CRAFT: knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner
How to knit a cable knit headband.

PHOTOS by Mirella Moments / mirellamoments.com

Find the original free pattern on mirellamoments.com.

7. Wildflower Headband

Elevate your style with a cozy knit headband perfect for chilly days. Featuring a stunning cable braid design against a stockinette backdrop, this headband is a fashion statement in itself. Designed in the round and cleverly twisted for a seamless finish, it ensures both warmth and elegance. Explore the intricate details of this accessory and bring its timeless charm to your outdoor adventures. The knitted headband pattern is free.

  • DESIGNED by Mirella Moments
  • PROJECT TYPE headbands
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A yellow knitted headband.

Photos by Mirella Moments / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on mirellamoments.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

8. Waffle Headband

Introducing a cozy knit headband designed for warmth and comfort. Made with just two essential stitches – knit and purl – this accessory features a waffle-like texture. A beginner-friendly, one-strand project perfect for thoughtful gift giving. The headband is finished flat with a seamless twist detail. Rest assured, this pattern has undergone careful technical editing and thorough test knitting. Just follow the directions and get started.

  • DESIGNED by Izabela Grzybek
  • PROJECT TYPE headbands
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A woman is wearing a pink knitted headband.

Photos by Izabela Grzybek / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on whileberry.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

9. Houndstooth Headband

An eternal classic motif combined with a cute twist in this knit headband. If you’re not a big fan of hats, this would be an elegant and stylish solution. Made in a versatile size, it’s sure to fit everyone, so don’t worry. Either way, the pattern is easily adjustable so you can change the size to fit you. Step up your accessory game today, the step-by-step knitting instructions are free on the original website.

  • DESIGNED by Karolina Adamczyk
  • PROJECT TYPE headbands
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures showcasing a woman gracefully donning a cozy knitted headband.

Photos by Karolina Adamczyk / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

10. Arctic Shimmer Brioche Headband

This bulky yarn knit headband will instantly put you in the mood for a charming winter. Made with special hygge yarn, it’s soft and warm to wear and will keep you toasty even on the coldest days. The headband features a two-tone brioche motif that catches the eye even though the colors are muted. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced craftsperson, this project will brighten up a few evenings. Follow the instructions to get started.

  • DESIGNED by Kimberly Kalnoki
  • PROJECT TYPE headbands
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner 
Two pictures showcasing a woman donning a knitted headband.

Photos by Kimberly Kalnoki / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on ilikeknitting.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

11. Rain Drops Headband

Add a soft and elegant touch to your style with this cute knit headband. Made with soft and warm yarn, it’s a great alternative to a knitted hat. The project is quick to complete and no matter what your level, you’ll have no trouble with it. Plus, it only requires the basic materials every knitter has, so you can make a few of these headbands very quickly. Follow the free pattern and get started right away!

  • DESIGNED by Linda Ozoliņa
  • PROJECT TYPE headbands
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures showcasing a stunning knitted headband.

Photos by Linda Ozoliņa / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on ozoknits.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

12. Lido Brioche Headband

This easy to follow Brioche Headband pattern is perfect for beginners to get into the world of knitting. This versatile accessory is perfect for in-between seasons, providing warmth without bulk. With simple instructions for both straight and circular needles, you can create your headband seamlessly. Elevate your knitting journey with this accessible pattern and step-by-step visual support.

  • DESIGNED by Dominika Penduzzu
  • PROJECT TYPE headbands
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a woman adorned in a beautiful knitted headband.

Photos by Dominika Penduzzu / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

13. I AM THE GIFT Headband

A pretty knit headband with a chick bow. Based on crafting basics, this crochet project is great for beginners. A handmade headband like this is sure to be a treasured gift. The best part is it’s actually a quick project, so count on it as on your last minute option. The projects works well with different types of yarn, but it may affect the size, so be careful with the gauge.

  • DESIGNED by made_me_knit_it
  • PROJECT TYPE headbands
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a woman wearing a knitted bow headband.

Photos by made_me_knit_it / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

14. Bredele (Headband)

A simple twist is a small detail that changes everything. This knitted headband will not only toast your ears, but draw attention to your look as well. It’s better if accessories match in color, so think about what you normally wear when choosing yarn. This project can be completed in an evening and doesn’t require a lot of yarn. Try it to effortlessly dress up your outfits.

  • DESIGNED by Lolita Duby
  • PROJECT TYPE headbands
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a woman wearing a knitted headband, showcasing the stylish accessory.

Photos by Lolita Duby / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

15. Cosy Cable Headband

The headband is a great choice for those who want to learn to knit without stress. Such an accessory will come in handy during the fall and winter seasons, so it’s a must to have at least one. With this project you will learn the simple cable pattern, which will also be useful for making sweaters and scarves.

  • DESIGNED by Wendy Poole
  • PROJECT TYPE headbands
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures showcasing a woman wearing a fashionable knitted headband.

Photos by Wendy Poole / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on wendypoole.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

16. Groovy Headband

Easy enough for beginners, yet looks like it was bought at a fancy store. The simple rib texture is combined in this knit headband with a deep saturated color and elegant twist. The pattern will work for those who are just learning to knit and for those who want to master what they already know. Either way, it’s a lot of fun.

  • DESIGNED by Knit It®
  • PROJECT TYPE headbands
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
       Description: Two pictures of a woman wearing a burgundy knitted headband.

Photos by Knit It® / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on knit-it.co.uk, or read more about it on Ravelry.

17. Headband: Honesty

A simple knitted headband to keep you comfortable this spring. This is a simple headband design based on knit and purl stitches and worked in the round. The finished product is of high quality and will serve you for years. It’s also a nice meditative experience that will give you a quiet evening. The pattern is easy to follow.

  • DESIGNED by Brome Fields
  • PROJECT TYPE headband
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A picture of a knitted headband and a pair of scissors.

PHOTOS by Brome Fields / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on bromefields.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

18. Headband: Silence

Another basic knitted headband for your collection. The piece is worked in both purl and chain stitches and is also worked in the round. It’s absolutely suitable for beginners and will be great for a first knitting project. It’s made with super thick yarn for your comfort and the pattern comes in a versatile size that fits almost everyone.

  • DESIGNED by Brome Fields
  • PROJECT TYPE headband
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A photo of a crocheted frame and a cup of coffee, next to a knitted headband.

PHOTOS by Brome Fields / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on bromefields.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

19. Headband: Initiative

This simple knit headband is for those who love cables. Even though it’s warmer outside, the cold wind is still blowing, and it’s good to have something to comfort you when you want to feel warm and safe. This headband pattern is really simple and you can do it as a beginner. The pattern is easy to follow and absolutely free.

  • DESIGNED by Brome Fields
  • PROJECT TYPE headband
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A knitted headband displayed on a fluffy white background with raw cotton and a small white pumpkin, framed by a wooden swatch gauge labeled "brontefields.

Photos by Brome Fields / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on bromefields.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

20. Headband: Basic

One of the simplest headbands to knit. It uses knit and purl stitches and has a very simple texture. This is a beginner-friendly pattern that’s great for your first knitting project. If you miss a bit of winter coziness, this knitted headband will make you feel comfortable. Plus, it’s just a lot more elegant than a knitted hat and you’re sure to stand out.

  • DESIGNED by Brome Fields
  • PROJECT TYPE headband
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos by Brome Fields / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on bromefields.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Share this post with friends

Similar Patterns

4 Comments

  1. Hi I have just found your website and I am blown away with your beautiful patterns, I made myself a cup of tea and when I came back I couldn’t get into it
    the baby patterns I was viewing, I have tried and tried but I couldn’t get into it

    . I know that this is probably my own mistake. I’m eager to start making baby outfits.
    My grandson & his wife are expecting a baby in October and it is my first great grandchild I’m so eager to start. I do hope that you can help me. I just need to know how to get from the main page and into the baby patterns Thank you for your patience Sue Bradshaw St Annes on sea. Lancashire, England

    1. Hi Sue, thank you so much for reaching out!
      First of all, congratulations on becoming a great-grandmother soon!
      I’ve send you a message on your email, because the comments section doesn’t allow so many characters. 🙁
      Please check your email and let me know if you need any help, I will help! 🙂

      Have a lovely day!
      Maya

  2. Hey! It’s a great post stating various types of woolen bands their in the market. I don’t even know that their are so many types of woolen headbands available. Is it comfortable for age groups?.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *