Hot Mess Headband by Heather Walpole

Hot Mess Headband

February 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
28 stitches = 4 inches
in k1, p1 rib
US 8 - 5.0 mm
85 - 90 yards (78 - 82 m)
3" wide, 21" around. Stretches to fit 23-24" head
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Is your hair a mess? Not anymore! The Hot Mess Headband is here to save you and your hair from a bad day. Add this cute little accessory to any outfit for a touch of color and cute. The one-skein project is knit with Wooly Worsted merino yarn which is super soft and washable. The Hot Mess Headband will keep your ears warm and make you the snappiest girl on the street.

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NOTE: A set of double-pointed needles is great for this project. Knit back and forth with two then use a third to work the cable in the middle!

Measurements: 3” wide, 21” around
Stretches to fit 23-24” head

Yarn: Ewe Ewe Yarns, Wooly Worsted, 95 yards, 50g, worsted weight, #4
1 skein (20 Red Poppy)

Needles: US 8 (5.0 mm) knitting needles

Supplies: Cable needle, yarn needle

Gauge: 20 sts to 4” in stockinette stitch

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