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For My Best Friend Chemo Headband

For My Best Friend Chemo Band


1 Ball Red Heart Soft (Aran) or any other soft Aran weight yarn(as soft as possible)

5mm needles


m1 – make one stitch, by picking up the horizontal loop before next stitch and knitting into back of it

yfwd – Place yarn to the front of your work then over the needle to knit the next stitch

s1k1psso – slip the next stitch from the left to the right needle knit the next

stitch then pass the slipped stitch over the stitch just knit

k2tog – knit the next two stitches together k – knit p – purl

garter stitch – knit all rows


Using 5 mm needles and two needle method cast on 18 stitches

Knit 1 row

Row 1 – k3,k2tog,yfwd,k5,yfwd,k3,s1k1psso,k3

Row 2 and all wrong side rows k3,p12,k3

Row 3 – k3,k2tog,k5,yfwd,k1,yfwd,k2,s1k1psso,k3

Row 5 – k3,k2tog,k4,yfwd,k3,yfwd,k1,s1k1psso,k3

Row 7 – k3,k2tog,k3,yfwd,k5,yfwd,s1k1psso,k3

Row 9 – k3,k2tog,k2,yfwd,k1,yfwd,k5,s1k1psso,k3

Row 11 – k3,k2tog,k1,yfwd,k3,yfwd,k4 s1k1psso,k3 Pattern until work measures 50cm or desired length

Knit 2 rows cast off.

Leaf (make 2)

Cast on3 stitches

Knit one row

Row 1 - k1,m1,k1,m1,k1

Row 2 - knit

Row 3 – k2,m1,k1,m1,k2

Row 4 - k3,p1,k3

Row 5 - k3,m1,k1,m1,k3

Row 6 - k4,p1,k4

Row 7 - k4,m1,k1,m1,k4

Row 8 - k5,p1,k5

Row 9 - k1,k2tog,k5,k2tog,k1

Row 10 - k4,p1,k4

Row 11 - k1,k2tog,k3,k2tog,k1

Row 12 - k3,p1,k3

Row 13 - k1,k2tog,k1,k2tog,k1

Row 14 - k2tog,p1, k2tog

Row 15 - k3tog – fasten off and sew in place.


With 5mm needles

Cast on 10 stitches and knit one row

Row 2 and all even rows purl

Row 3 knit into the front and back off all stitches (20stitches)

Row 5 – Knit into the front and back of all stitches (40 stitches)

Row 7 – knit into the front and back of all stitches (80 stitches

Row 8 – purl

Cast off

sew cast off and cast on edges together

Thank you for purchasing my pattern. Please do not use it for commercial gain. Charity knitting for sale is fine. Other patterns are available on There are also lots of free patterns on my blog on this site.

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