Brigitte Headband by Avril Lang
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Brigitte Headband

Knitting
June 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 46 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
400 yards (366 m)
18" circumference and 7" wide

Inspired by the broad headbands worn by French movie star Brigitte Bardot, Avril created this headband using two colors of a lightweight wool yarn. Simple garter stitch is worked into an exaggerated chevron shape. The strip of fabric is sewn together at the end.

Sizes 18” circumference and 7” wide
Yarn Classic Elite Yarns Liberty Wool Light (100% washable wool; 200 yd 183 m/50 g):
• #6646 deep teal (MC), 1 skein
• #6697 dusty teal (CC), 1 skein
Gauge 24 sts and 46 rows = 4” in garter st
Tools
• Size 4 (3.5 mm): 12” circular (cir) needle
• Marker (m)
• Tapestry needle