Seed Rib Headband
by Vickie Howell
Big Twist Yarns Natural Blend (80% Acrylic/20% Wool; 98 yds). Shown in colors: (Solid) 1 skein Natural Blend Light Gray and (Striped) 1 skein each in: Winter White, and Aged Brass, or in: Denim, and Peony Pink
Size U.S. 13 knitting needles
Large eyed yarn needle
20” x 4 1/2” — stretches to fit up to 22” head
2 sts per inch in Seed Rib
BO = bind off
CO = cast on
k = knit
LH = left hand
p = purl
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
CO 9 sts.
Foundation Row (WS): K2, p1, k3, p1, k2.
Row 1: P1, *k3, p1; rep from * to end.
Row 2: K2, p1, k3, p1, k2.
Repeat Rows 1-2 until piece measures 8 1/2” (or half the desired length, minus 1 1/2”), ending with a WS row.
Next Row: Slip first 4 sts onto cable needle; let sts fall forward; p1, k3, p1 from LH needle; k3, p1 from the cable needle.
Next Row: Repeat Row 2.
Repeat Rows 1-2 until piece measures 20”, or desired length.
BO in pattern stitch, leaving long tail for seaming.
Using yarn needle and tail, sew together opposite ends of piece.
Work same as for Solid version, but change colors either every 2 or 4 rows, while carrying unused color up the side.
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