2 Shaped Headbands by Dawn Brocco
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2 Shaped Headbands

Knitting
April 2009
Bulky / 12 ply (7 wpi) ?
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
US 11 - 8.0 mm
US 13 - 9.0 mm
100 yards (91 m)
woman's medium
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About the Design:
These 2 headband designs are from my Curvaceous Cables Collection - How to Shape a Cable’s Inner and Outer Edges. The curving outer edges add visual interest to a quick-to-knit accessory.

This pattern can be knit with heavy worsted, bulky or super bulky wt yarns, giving lots of options!

Gauges for Raveled Braid:
14 sts and 18 rows = 4” (10 cm) / 10 sts and 14 rows = 4” in Stockinette with 2 strands yarn held together and size 11 / 13 ndls.

Gauges for Enclosed Cable II:
Samples 1 and 2: 4.5 sts and 7 rows = 1Ó (2.5 cm) in Stockinette with size 8 ndls

Sample 1 - Garden Yarns Cashmere (no longer available), 100% cashmere, approx 100 yd / 2 oz hank: 1 hank Mushroom
Note: any 8 ply heavy worsted wt cashmere or BFL yarn should work.

Sample 2 - Goddess Yarns Emmanuella, 100% merino wool, approx 90 yd / 50 gr ball: 1 ball #8127 Ice Blue

Sample 3: 3.5 sts and 5 rows = 1” (2.5 cm) in Stockinette with size 10 ndls

Sample 4: 3.5 sts and 4.75 rows = 1” (2.5 cm) in Stockinette with 2 strands yarn and size 10.5 ndls or size to give gauge. To save time, take time to check gauge.

Raveled Braid Finished Dimensions: Samples 1 and 2 / Sample 3
Width at widest point: 3 / 4.5”
Width at narrowest point: 2 / 2.75” Circumference: 18 / 21”

Enclosed Cable II Finished Dimensions:
Samples 1 and 2 / Sample 3 / Sample 4
Width at widest point: 2.5 / 3.5 / 3”
Width at narrowest point: 2 / 2/5 / 2”
Length (unstretched): 18 / 21 / 20.5”

Happy Knitting!
Dawn