Although the headbands may look difficult to make, this is still something that suits most skill levels. The only thing you should be able to do before is to make stitches in knit and purl.
In the pattern you will find thorough descriptions with diagrams and photo tutorials, and you will even find a link to video where I show how the cables are made.
Yarn option 1:
Mjuk yarn, Charmis.no, 100% pure new wool. 50 g = approx. 287 meters.
Yarn Consumption Mjuk:
50 grams Soft
(I used 30 grams per headband.)
Yarn option 2:
Lettlopi Istex, 100% wool. 50 g = approx. 100 meters. Single thread.
Yarn Consumption Lettlopi:
50 grams (I used 40 grams per headband).
Yarn option 3:
Loft, Brooklyn Tweed, 100% American Targhee-Columbia wool. 100 grams = 250 meters,
Tilia, Filcolana, 70% Kid mohair, 30% silk. 25 grams = 210 meters.
1 thread of each.
Yarn Consumption Loft:
Yarn consumption Tilia: