DIY KNIT BALACLAVA WITH CABLE Today I am going to show you how to knit a Balaclava, this was one of viewer requests! Website to download the free pattern → ... In this Winter, Canada is sooooooo cold, tons o. Diy, Knit, Cable,. Face Band. Using your double pointed needles and begin again on the 18 stitches left for the chin. Work k2, p2 rib across the 18 chin stitches, pick up 29 stitches up the side of the face, 24 across the top, 29 down the other side, making a total of 100 stitches. Work k2, p2 rib for 11 rows or 1½ inches. Cast off loosely.