Greta Headband by Nikki Wagner

Greta Headband

Knitting
April 2012
16 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Ridge Pattern in Larger Needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
18" (20", 22")
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

A simple design with a unique construction shows off a slinky, drapey yarn with shine to spare in the Greta Headband. Doubled fabric creates rich ruching around a bone ring, while purl stitches add just enough stitch detail.

Finished Size: 3¾ “ wide and 18 (20, 22)” circumference. Headband shown measures 20”.

Yarn: Handmaiden Sea Three (70% silk, 30% Seacell; 164 yd 150 m/3½ oz 100 g): plum, 1 skein.
Yarn Weight: #3 - Light

Needles: SSizes 6 (4 mm) and 8 (5 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Clover Needlecraft Bag’s & Tote’s Plastic O-Ring size ¾ “ in Tortoise; tapestry needle.

Gauge: 16 sts and 26 rows = 4” in Ridge patt on larger needles.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits Summer 2012