Hot Headed Headband: Knit with Size 17 Takumi Circulars!

MAKE IT: Hot Headed Headband

Vickie Howell for Clover

The folks at Clover, WEBS-America’s Yarn Store, and I have teamed with Vogue Knitting Live to present a Make & Take on the Marketplace floor at the Minneapolis Convention Center this weekend. Show-goers will be able to sit down at a table, with free supplies (my help, if they want it) and the pattern for a warm, snuggly headband. In about 20 minutes, they’ll walk away with not only the experience of working with the new Takumi Size 17 circular needles and my colors of Valley Superwash Super Bulky, but also a finished object. It’s a win-win…win!

Alas, though not everyone will be able to make it Minnesota today, but that shouldn’t mean that they can’t knit-along with us from home! Below is the pattern for the same, Hot Headed Headband we’ll be making at the event. All you’ll need to do is snag some Takumis and yarn and get stitching! Knit one (or more!) up and post a photo online for us to see (tag @CloverUSA and @VickieHowell), that way we know you’re with us in knitting spirit. Enjoy! –Vickie

Hot Headed Headband Materials

1 ball Valley Superwash Super Bulky in Colors by Vickie Howell (Shown in Grey Gardens and Moontower Mustard)Size US 17, Size U.S. 17, 16″ OR 24” Clover Takumi circular needle
Jumbo Tapestry Needle


CO 36 sts. Join rnd, taking care not to twist.

Rnds 1: *K1, p1; rep from *  around.

Rnd 2: Knit.

Rnd 3: Purl.

Rnd 4 K around wrapping yarn twice around needle for each stitch. (You’ll have double the loops on the needle at this point.)

Rnd 5:  * Slip next 3 stitches knit-wise to right-hand needle dropping extra loops, pass these 3 stitches back to left-hand needle, [k1, p1, k1] through 3 stitches together; rep from *around.

(Psst! Rnds 4-5 are where the actions at! If you’re having trouble, you can see the same stitch — but from a the Super Scarf project– demonstrated during the Ask Me Monday episode below!)

Rnd 6: Knit.

Rnd 7: Purl.

Rnds 8: *K1, p1; rep from * around.

BO in patt st.


Weave in ends.


Hot Headed Headband Valley Super Bulky

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