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A cute bow headband in a superbulky luxury yarn. This headband knits up incredibly speedily, perfect for a last minute gift.
Yarn : Debbie Bliss Como, one 50g ball ( = 42 metres) .

Needles : 10mm / US 15 needles.

Gauge: 10 sts = 4'' in stocking stitch.

Size: To fit an average adult head. It's 18'' around but stretches to be approx 22'' around.

Notation:
k = knit
p = purl
CO = cast on

Posted by Dot W. from Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom • Published See Dot W.'s 10 projects »
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  • Step 1

    First make the headband:
    Cast on 11 stitches. Work every row the same:

    *k1 p1* to last stitch, k1.

    Keep going until your headband is around 18'' long. Bind off and sew the short sides together to make a loop.

    Now make the "knot" part for the front:

    Cast on 7 stitches. Again, work every row the same:
    *k1 p1 * to last stitch, k1.

    Keep going until the "knot" is 5'' long.

    Now comes the (slightly) trick bit. Wrap the 5'' "knot" around the headband (preferably covering the headband seam) and sew its shorter ends together.

    Weave in any loose ends.

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