- Knit the rows until the headband is the desired length.
- Knitting in a garter or cabbage stitch will give your headband some stretchiness, which is something you’ll want to have.
- In this particular illustration, the cabbage stitch is employed.
- 9 You should continue knitting until the piece is the desired length for the headband you are making.
- You may determine the length by putting it around your head and seeing how much excess there is.
How to make a stretchy headband?
Instructions to Make a Stretchy Headband 1 Step 1: Cut out cloth pieces. #N#Fold cloth in half, with the stretch going side to side. Line up given template on 2 Step 2: Assemble headbands. #N#Fold cloth in half, right sides together. Starting 1 inch from the end, stitch together using 3 Step 3: Close opening. More
How to knit a headband?
Keep knitting to the right until the headband fits around your head. Now cast off the stitches, leaving a long tail for seaming and knit the two ends together. If you employ the so-called kitchener stitch, you’ll scarcely even see the seam. Learn how to use it for knitting your headband here.
What is the best fabric to make a headband?
- The pattern for sewing the headband ( download here).
- Knit fabric that is lightweight and stretches in either two or four directions.
- I would advise against using a thick fabric such as sweatshirt jersey.
- You will need to go through many layers in order to sew the elastic to the front area of the garment.
- Your machine may have difficulty operating if the cloth you are using is too thick.
- Wide woven elastic measuring 1 inch (25mm).