Hot cross bun band

I designed the Hot Cross Bun Band to show off the reversibility of simple two color brioche. This headband also makes a great project for those just jumping into to brioche knitting.

Ellen Coy - Ellen Rose Knits

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The Hot Cross Bun Band is worked flat from end to end and seamed twisted. This headband features simple two color brioche knitting making it a great project for skill building. The pattern includes both written instructions and chart.

Finished Measurements

4.25” (10.8 cm) wide by 19” (48.25 cm) circumference


20 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches

Suggested Needle

U.S. Size 6 (4mm) 16” circular or 8” dpn 

Yarn Requirements

Worsted Weight - 50 yds each of two colors

Yarn Shown

Schoppel, Cashmere Queen, 45% Merino Wool 35% Cashmere 20% silk, 153 yards worsted weight.

Shown in: 
Graphite - 50 yds 
Rose of Syrah - 50 yds

Budget Friendly Yarn Suggestion

Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Superwash

Helpful Tutorials

What is brioche knitting?

Two color brioche worked flat