Knit in a wool/cashmere/nylon blend yarn, this headband is so soft and oh-so-gentle on your skin. Comprised of just one knit rectangle that’s creatively sewn and woven together, you’ll love how quickly this piece comes to life.
Skill Level: Easy
Size: About 6” wide x 21” circumference (exact size to be determined by knitter).
Gauge: 24 sts and 32 rows = 4” [10 cm] in St st, exact gauge not important
Yarn: Knit Picks Capretta Superwash (80% Superwash Fine Merino Wool, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon; 230 yards [210 meters]/50 grams): Moonstone (1 skein)
Needles: US size 6 (4.0 mm) straight or circular
Notions: Tapestry needle, waste yarn for provisional cast on (optional), spare needle for 3-needle BO (optional)
CO 36 sts normally for sewing or work a provisional CO if 3-needle bind-off or Kitchener stitch will be used.
Work in St st (knit all sts on RS rows and purl all sts on WS rows) until piece meas about 20” or about 1” shorter than head circumference.
BO if sewing or leave as live sts if using other joining methods.
Remove provisional cast on yarn if used.
Fold headband in half lengthwise so the corners marked A meet and join towards the center with desired technique. Leave the center 4 sts un-joined and bind these off if not already BO.
If the sts are still live, string yarn through the sts on side B to prevent raveling.
Pull half of side B though the opening in side A, join in the same manner as side A.
Weave in ends.
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