This set of coordinating Christmas Headbands are a super fun and quick knit to make for your toddlers and kids this holiday! Choose from 3 designs and 4 sizes with this easy knitting pattern!
Ok, so I looooove a good knit headband. And this Christmas headbands knitting pattern is so much fun. I know when I was a kid, I actually preferred wearing an earwarmer / headband a lot because it didn’t smoosh my hair and honestly, I can completely remember that feeling of being super sweaty inside a snowsuit from running and playing.
A headband kept my ears warm but not TOO warm. This is definitely something my kids complain about too. Although as an adult, or maybe it’s as a parent, I feel like I MUST bundle them up the maximum amount but no matter how cold it is outside they do still complain about being hot and sweaty after running around for a while. So I think we should make headbands more popular, it’s the perfect middle ground.
And, I mean, it goes without saying that knit headbands are awesome because they’re super fast to make. I knit all three samples in the largest size in one day. Easy peasy! And the best part, no double pointed knitting needles! I KNOW you guys are going to like that.
Anway, it was so much fun to make a collection of coordinating headband knitting patterns for the holidays, they looks so cute together and would make really awesome gifts. I hope you guys like them too!
Little Christmas Headbands Knitting Pattern
(includes Sizes 0-3 months, 6 months, 12 months, 2T+)
Gauge: 20 stitches = 4 inches
Christmas Headbands Knitting Pattern Supply List
- Worsted weight yarn in red, green, black and yellow
- Fluffy chenille yarn in white (I used Bernat Pipsqueak in whitey white)
- US 7 16″ circular knitting needles
- US 7 double pointed needles
- Yarn needle
(If you need help, my favorite knitting reference book for everyone from beginners to advanced knitters is THIS ONE!)
Looking for the pattern? Here’s how it works: This pattern is available for FREE in one size and one color/design right here on my site (keep scrolling down). Or for just a few dollars, you can choose to purchase an upgraded PDF pattern that is nicely formatted and easy to print. Besides being easy to print, the PDF pattern also contains MORE DESIGNS AND MORE SIZES with instructions for additional sizing including 0-3 months, 6 months, 12 months and 2T+! Thank you for supporting Little Red Window!
Striped Christmas Headband Knitting Pattern Instructions
(free in the striped version in 0-3 month size, upgrade to the pdf pattern for more patterns and sizes!)
Cast on 56 stitches with red worsted yarn on your circular knitting needles.(k1,p1) and repeat in a rib stitch for 4 rounds.
Then switch to green yarn and knit all stitches for 2 rounds. Switch back to red yarn and knit all stitches for 2 rounds. Repeat these 4 rounds again for one more green stripe then one more red stripe.
Finally knit 2 rounds with green for a total of 5 stripes. Switch back to red yarn and k1, p1 in a rib stitch again for 4 rounds. Bind off loosely in pattern, cut yarn and weave in ends inside the headband.
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