Spirograph headband by Anna Elliott
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Spirograph headband

Knitting
June 2012
CoopKnits Socks Yeah! DK
stocking stitch
109 - 159 yards (100 - 145 m)
S/M size to fit head circumference 56-58cm/ 22-23 in M/L size to fit head circumference 58-61cm/23-24 in with two height options
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A versatile and pretty headband or ponytail hat, Spirograph is great for when you’re active and outdoors but works just as well as a solution for bad-hair days. Knitted in the round from the brim up, this pattern includes two height options.
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Skills Required
Tubular rib cast on (optional), knitting in the round, single cables, using ssk to decrease, yo to create eyelets, casting off in rib.
Tools and materials
Yarn: 4ply/fingering: 130 (145)m/ 142 (158) yds – sample shown above right in Tukuwool Fingering or
DK: 120 (135)m / 130 (148) yds –sample shown above centre in Socks Yeah! DK or
Aran/worsted weight: 100 (110) m/ 110 (120) yds – sample shown above left in Triskelion Elmet Aran
Tension: 4ply/fingering – 24st and 34 rows= 10cm/4ins on 2.75mm needles
DK - 22sts and 32 rows = 10cm/4ins on 3.25mm needles
Aran/worsted – 20st and 25 rows = 10cm/4ins on 4mm needles
Needles and notions:
4ply/fingering – Set of 2.5mm (US1½) dpns or 40cm circular needle and a set of 2.75mm (US 2) dpns or 40cm circular needle or appropriate needles to achieve tension and needle two sizes smaller.
DK- Set of 3mm (US 2½) dpns or 40cm circular needle and a set of 3.25mm (US 3) dpns or 40cm circular needle or appropriate needles to achieve tension and needle two sizes smaller.
Aran/worsted weight– Set of 3.5mm (US4) dpns or 40cm circular needle and a set of 4mm (US 6) dpns or 40cm circular needle or appropriate needles to achieve tension and needle two sizes smaller.
Stitch marker, cable needle, tapestry needle