Lacy Hair Tamer by Veronik Avery
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Lacy Hair Tamer

February 2007
Light Fingering ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 2 inches
in garter stitch, on larger needles
US 0 - 2.0 mm
This pattern is available from for $3.95.

Finished Size

  • Headband: About 21⁄2” (6.5 cm) wide and 19” (48.5 cm) circumference. Barrette: About 21⁄2”(6.5 cm) tall and 41⁄2” (11.5 cm) wide from point to point.


  • Lana Gatto Wool Gatto (100% wool; 181 yd165 m/50 g): #12946 Orange: 1 ball will make both headband and barrette.


  • Size 0 (2 mm): set of 3 dpn. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.


  • Contrasting waste yarn; stitch holders; tapestry needle; 6” x 6” (15 cm x 15 cm) non-woven felt and 3” x 6” (7.5 cm x 15 cm) iron on adhesive for backing barrette; sharp-pointed sewing needle and matching thread for backing barrette; short hairstick or spare knitting needle for securing barrette.

This pattern used to be available in the subscriber-only section of Interweave’s website. Does not seem to be in the new Free Pattern section though!