Arctic Headband by Kate Scalzo

Arctic Headband

Knitting
January 2020
Lace ?
42 sts = 5 1/4'' wide and 32 rows = 3 3/4'' tall in patt with yarn held double
US 3 - 3.25 mm
370 yards (338 m)
18¾" circumference and 5¼" wide.
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The Arctic Headband is knitted up in buttery-soft qiviut yarn from the Alaskan musk ox. This headband is worked back and forth in rows, beginning with a provisional cast-on, and grafted in pattern for a flawless transition.

Difficulty Intermediate

Yarn Weight 0

Finished Size 18¾“ circumference and 5¼” wide.

Yarn Musk Ox Farm Qiviut (100% qiviut; 185 yd 169 m/1 oz 28 g): Natural, 2 skeins.

Needles Size 3 (3.25 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Cable needle (cn); size E/4 (3.5 mm) crochet hook; waste yarn for provisional CO; waste yarn in another color for lifeline; tapestry needle.

Gauge 42 sts = 5¼“ wide and 32 rows = 3¾” tall in patt with yarn held double.

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NOTES

  • This headband is worked back and forth in rows, beginning with a provisional cast-on. The ends are grafted together in pattern.

  • Work with two strands of yarn held together throughout.

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