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I Fought the Lawn

Knitting
September 2012
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
4.5 stitches and 6.5 rows = 1 inch in garter stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
40 - 60 yards (37 - 55 m)
Adult S/M/L
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Everyone needs a head band or two for yardwork or exercise. This is a practical and quick project to make for yourself or as a gift. Since each headband uses only a small amount of yarn, it’s great for using up those partial skeins in your stash. Instructions for both solid and easy intarsia-striped versions are included.

Gauge isn’t extremely important. Finished length is more important than finished width. Since you will most likely want to machine-wash the headband, it may be a good idea to make it a bit longer than necessary so it will still be wearable if (when!) shrinking occurs. The stretchiness of the garter-stitch will keep it usable despite slight changes in size. Photos show size M.