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The Birds

Knitting
March 2011
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
40 stitches and 72 rows = 4 inches in Garter St
US 1 - 2.25 mm
35 - 45 yards (32 - 41 m)
Baby, Toddler, Child
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You and your little one will love this bird-on-a-branch headband as a sweet reminder of springtime and nature.

SIZE
Baby (Toddler, Child)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Headband: 12 (14, 16)” long, 1.25 inches wide.
Stretches to fit 15.5 (17.5, 19.5)” head circumference.

MATERIALS
MC Louet Gems fingering weight 100% Merino Wool; 185 yd/169m per 50g skein; color: Mustard #1352 (Yellow Version) Aqua #48 (Blue Version); 1 skein or approx 35 (40, 45) yds of a fingering weight wool or wool blend.

CC1 color: Aqua #48 or Mustard #1352; 1 skein or 10 yds.
CC2 color: Pewter #43; 1 skein or 10 yds.
CC3 color: Fern Green #39; 1 skein or 5 yds.

Alternate Yarns: Malabrigo Sock, Spud and Chloe Fine

2 US1 / 2.25mm double pointed needles
Tapestry needle
Small amounts of embroidery floss in black for bird’s eye and legs, and orange for bird’s beak.
Sewing needle for embroidery
Straight pins

GAUGE
40 sts/ 72 rows = 4” in Stockinette stitch on US size 1 needles or size needed for accurate gauge.

If you like this, check out my other headband patterns!

Roses Are Red
Violets Are Blue
The Bees

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