DIY Knit Headband Tutorial

Learn how to make a DIY knit headband with scraps of knit fabric! It’s a great beginner sewing project that makes a really cute handmade  accessory!

When I workout or clean the house, it’s easier if I keep my hair out of my face. I love having a cute knit headband to put on that is soft on my hair and my head.

This sewing project is a great way to use up knit fabric scraps or to up-cycle t-shirts or knit dresses. You can make tons of DIY knit headbands in a short amount of time.

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

– knit fabric scraps, knit fabric, t-shirt, or knit dress – measuring tape – sewing tools – sewing machine – optional: serger

STEP 1

Measure your head with a measuring tape from the base of the skull up around the top of the head. Add 4 inches. Cut a rectangle that is length of the measurement by 4 inches tall.

STEP 2

If your scraps of knit fabric are small you can cut two rectangles with an extra 1 inch added for seam allowance.

STEP 3

If you use a t-shirt or a dress is okay to cut through a seam. Just make sure the seam is in the middle so that it’ll be on the back of the headband.

STEP 4

Fold the headband in half lengthwise with right sides together. Pin in place.

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