Hot Mess Headband {free knitting pattern}


Is your hair a mess? Not anymore! The Hot Mess Headband is here to save you and your hair from a bad day. Add this cute little accessory to any outfit for a touch of color and cute. The one-skein project is knit with Wooly Worsted merino yarn which is super soft and washable. The Hot Mess Headband will keep your ears warm and make you the snappiest girl on the street. 

Hot Mess Headband


Ewe Ewe Yarns Pattern #119
Designed by Heather Walpole
Measurements: 3" wide, 21" around
Stretches to fit 23-24" head
Yarn: Ewe Ewe Yarns Wooly Worsted, 95 yards 1 skein (20 Red Poppy)
Needles: US 8 (5.0 mm) knitting needles
Supplies: Cable needle, yarn needle
Gauge: 20 sts to 4" in stockinette stitch

**hint: A set of double-pointed needles is great for this project. Knit back and forth with two then use a third to work the cable in the middle!


Cast on 22 stitches.

Row 1: K1, *P1, K1* rep from *to* across.

Repeat Row 1 until piece measures 10½" from cast on edge. 

Work cable: Slip first 11 stitches to cable needle and hold in front. Work next 11 stitches in pattern: P1, *K1, P1* rep from *to* across. Work 11 sts from cable needle in pattern: K1, *P1, K1* rep from *to* across.

Next Row: P1, *K1, P1* rep from *to* across. 

Repeat this row until headband measures 21" from the cast on edge.

Finish: Bind off loosely in pattern. Sew seam joining bind off and cast on edges. Look great on any day!

To buy Wooly Worsted yarn find a Ewe Ewe yarn store at our Retail Shops page.