Lana Grande Head Wrap by Lisa Uotinen

Lana Grande Head Wrap

Knitting
August 2016
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 9 - 5.5 mm
50 - 60 yards (46 - 55 m)
Two Sizes
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The Lana Grande Head Wrap is a chunky, soft, wool “hug” around your ears and head….and, if you like, your neck. It’s a cowl, too. See the photos…it makes a perfect wool mini-cowl to button around your neck this fall.

It’s a simple pattern that requires knowledge of knitting, purling, increasing stitches, and decreasing stitches. It knits up quickly, and with so many options of style and fit, the Lana Grande Head Wrap makes an excellent gift this fall and Christmas season!

Finished Measurements:
20” (50 cm) from end to end.

Circumference: When buttoned, the circumference of the wrap measures 18” (46 cm) to 19” (50 cm). There are two sets of buttons, making the length of the wrap adjustable.

Width: 4” (10 cm) at widest point, and gradually
decreases to 2.5” (6 cm) at the ends of the
band, where you button it into place at the back of your head.

Yarn: Cascade Yarns Lana Grande 100% Peruvian Highland Wool, 100g (3.5 oz) 87 yds, Color 6039 (black). Photos also show Color 6039 (camel).

Needles: U.S. 9 (5.5 mm) You’ll be knitting back and forth in rows; use straight needles or a circular needle, whichever you prefer, and in whatever size you need to obtain the correct gauge.

Gauge: 16 sts/18 rows = 4” (10 cm) in stockinette.
Notions: yarn needle, sewing thread, sewing
needle, 4 buttons, .75 to 1” width. Buttons shown Abbreviations:
are LaMode Style 24552. They are .75” (19 mm).