Sea Moss Headband by Renée Callahan

Sea Moss Headband

March 2014
Aran (8 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Sea Moss Slip Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
60 yards (55 m)
One size
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This pattern is available for free.

One of my (many) resolutions for 2014 was to publish one pattern every month. This month it’s a freebie! The Sea Moss Headband is a quick, easy knit–I bet it could be knit up in an evening, but definitely doable in a weekend. I have used the basic structure of the Duelling Cable Headband, but I substituted a simple slip stitch pattern for the colour-work cables. I love an I-cord edge! It is a technique that solves many problems gracefully.

The name ‘Sea Moss’ comes from the yarn itself–a really beautiful yarn from Malabrigo. The colour way shown is Indiecita, which has an abundance of tonal variations, wandering from deep blue-green to light lime and an occasional pretty purple. It is, well, gorgeous. The yarn is really interesting; it has the ‘dry’ feel of a fibre like cotton, but remains very plump and super soft.

The pattern is available free on my blog: