Garter Ridge Headband by Marie Segares

Garter Ridge Headband

Knitting
April 2019
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
11 sts = 3” (7.5 cm) across in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.
US 11 - 8.0 mm
45 - 55 yards (41 - 50 m)
Adult. Pattern Notes include instructions for customizing size.
US
This pattern is available for free.

The Garter Ridge Headband combines a simple, textured stitch to allow the color-changing, netted yarn to shine. This is the eighth pattern in the Finishing Touches Knit Along with KAL Corner and it works up quickly to make a great last-minute gift, or even a last-minute earwarmer for a cold snap.

Skills Used
Basic knitting skills: cast on, knit, purl, slip stitch, bind off
Knitting flat in rows

Skill Level
Easy

Finished Size
Adult: 20” (51 cm) headband circumference x 3” (7.5 cm) height. See Pattern Notes for instructions for customizing size.

Materials
Lion Brand Stitchbird yarn (83% acrylic/17% wool, 3.5 oz/100 g, 131 yd/120 m) – 1 skein in 503 Hummingbird, or approximately 55 yd (50.5 m) in any bulky weight yarn.

US 11/8 mm knitting needles, or any size needed to obtain correct gauge.

Yarn needle.

Gauge
11 sts = 3” (7.5 cm) across in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.