Violette by Deborah Behm


December 2014
Dragondancer's Hand Spun Light Fingering/Fingering Weight Merino Yarn
Light Fingering ?
32 stitches = 4 inches
in Twisted K2P2 Rib
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
55 - 60 yards (50 - 55 m)
One Size
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This pattern is available for free.

This quick and easy retro style headband is a perfect last minute gift. Knitted in a simple twisted rib stitch, the band can be widened or lengthened as needed. I used approximately 50 metres of hand spun Merino yarn, 18 wraps per inch, with a twist angle of approximately 30 degrees. There were about 100 metres in a 44 gram skein.

You can knit a sporty version of this headband by working with a thicker yarn and/or omitting the cinched finish and the vintage button.