Get ready for a little instant gratification—a darling headband that knits up lightning fast and is the perfect match for your leftover sock yarn! This headband is a great accessory for those days you want to add a handknit touch to your outfit, but it’s just too hot for a sweater or shawl. Worked flat and seamed, a hidden piece of ribbing at the back of the neck keeps it snug and allows it to stretch to fit different head sizes.
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Size: 20” circumference and 3 ¾” wide at widest point. Will stretch to fit most women’s head sizes.
Yarn: Approximately 100 yd fingering weight yarn. Samples shown in:
Knit Picks Hawthorne Speckle Handpaint 80 % superwash fine highland wool, 20% nylon (357 yd/100 g) in Graffiti
Neighborhood Fiber Co. Studio Sock, 100% superwash merino wool (400 yd/4 oz) in Sheridan Circle
Dream in Color Smooshy, 100% superwash merino wool (400 yd/100g) in Amber Glass
Gauge: 28 sts and 36 rows = 4” in st st on larger needles
US 3 (3.25 mm) straight or circular needles, or size to obtain gauge
US 1 (2.25 mm) needles, or 2 sizes smaller than needle used for gauge