This free knitting pattern for a moss stitch textured hairband is simple to make and the perfect project for anyone new to knitting. This hair band is currently sized to fit an average lady (48 cm or 19 inches in length). However for the perfect fit measure the circumference of the head before starting and adjust the length accordingly.
1 pair of 4mm Needles
1 x 50g Double Knitting Yarn.
32 x 5mm beads (large holed) in a complementary colour.
0.75mm Crochet hook / needle
Using 4mm needles, cast on 13 stitches
Row 1 Purl to end
Row 2 K1, K1* [YFD, S1, K1, PSS0, K2Tog, YFD, K1*] repeat once, K1*
Row 3 Purl to end
Row 4 K1, [K1, YFD, S1, K1, PSS0, K2Tog, YFD, K1] repeat once, K1
These four rows form pattern, continue working these four rows until work measures 48cm long, ending on an odd row.
Cast Off in Knit.
Stitch the short ends of the band together. Sew in any loose ends.
Hints & Tips:
To add bead: Carefully thread bead over head of crochet hook. Using tip of crochet hook pick up loop of stitch and using fingers gentle slide bead onto garment. Place stitch back onto needle and knit as normal.