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Kitty Headband

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Lion Brand

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lion Brand® Vanna' Choice® Black 1 ball (A) & Beige 1 ball (B) or colors of choice
  • Knitting needles size 9
  • Large-eyed blunt needle
  • 2 black plastic headbands
  • Craft glue

DIRECTIONS:

ONE SIZE
Ears
About 2" tall
GAUGE
16 sts + 22 rows = 4" in pattern.
BE SURE TO CHECK GAUGE.

STITCH EXPLANTION
ssk (slip, slip, knit)
Slip next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, to right needle; insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and knit them tog - 1 st decreased.

HEADBAND
OUTER EAR (make 4)
With A, and leaving a long yarn tail, cast on 12 sts.
Row 1 (WS): Purl.
Row 2: K1, ssk, k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1 - 10 sts at the end of this row.
Rows 3-8: Rep last 2 rows three times - 4 sts at the end of Row 8.
Row 9: P1, p2tog, p1 - 3 sts.
Row 10: K3tog.
Fasten off.

INNER EAR (make 2 with B)
With B, cast on 10 sts.
Row 1 (WS): Purl.
Row 2: K1, ssk, k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1 - 8 sts.
Rows 3-6: Rep last 2 rows two times - 4 sts at the end of Row 6.
Row7: P1, p2tog, p1 - 3 sts.
Row 8: K3tog.
Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail for sewing.

FINISHING
Layer an Inner Ear onto each Outer Ear. With yarn tails from Inner Ears, sew Inner Ears to Outer Ears. With yarn tails from Outer Ear, slightly gather base of each ear by weaving yarn tail through sts. Weave in ends.
Glue Ears to Headbands leaving about 3" between Ears.

ABBREVIATIONS
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
k3tog = knit 3 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rep = repeat
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)

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