Cutie Pie Baby Knit Headband

The (less than) 1 skein, 1 hour project you need this weekend.

Skill Level | Beginner
Available Sizes | 0-3 mos, 3-6 mos, 6-9 mos, 9-12 mos

Our Cutie Pie Knit Baby Headband is perfect for beginner knitters or anyone looking for a quick and easy project to gift or donate. The ombre yarn will make each one unique!

If you’re looking for a quick and easy baby knit headband pattern, you’re in the right place. Our Cutie Pie headband works up in about an hour so it’s great for last minute accessories or gift ideas.

With this project you’ll get to practice knitting the stockinette stitch, a staple knit stitch pattern that’s used in all sorts of knitting projects. It’s worked in a simple rectangular shape, sewn together and shaped with a button.

Before you begin, review this page entirely so you understand the full scope of the project. We have a list of recommended supplies and abbreviations here on this page as well as written instructions and a tutorial to walk you through our cutie pie baby knit headband step-by-step.

  • Approx 42(50)yds; Mary Maxim Sugar Baby Stripes Yarn (Colorway pictured: Cotton Candy)
  • US 8 Knitting Needles
  • 1″ Button
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors

  • CO Cast On
  • K Knit
  • P Purl
  • Rep Repeat
  • St(s) Stitch(es)
Finished Size
  • 0-3 mos: 13″ circumference
  • 3-6 mos: 15″ circumference
  • 6-9 mos: 16″ circumference
  • 9-12 mos: 17″ circumference

9.5 sts x 11.5 rows = 2″
worked in stockinette stitch

Additional Notes: The Cutie Pie Baby Knit Headband has been redesigned from our original pattern. This redesign included additional sizes as well as a change in yarn as the old recommended yarn was discontinued.

Instructions for sizes are given as follows:

0-3(3-6, 6-9, 9-12)

Need to Print this Pattern?

You’ll find the full pattern for free here on this page. However, if you’d like a PDF version of this pattern to print or save for offline use, you can purchase it from our PDF shop.

CO 16(16, 17, 18).

Row 1: k every st.

Row 2: k 1st st. P to last st. K last st.

Repeat: Rep rows 1 and 2 until work measures 13(15, 16, 17)” from cast on edge.

Work a standard knitting bind off.


Step 1: Sew two ends together.

Step 2: Thread scrap yarn on yarn needle and feed through button holes.

Step 3: Attach the button at the seam by pulling it tight and tying the button around the headband to secure it.

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