Knotty Headband by Margaret Holzmann

Knotty Headband

October 2014
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
11.5 stitches and 14 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
80 - 100 yards (73 - 91 m)
Adult: 22-24 inch head circumference. Directions provided for adjustments to fit other head sizes
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This toasty warm headband is made in bulky yarn and double knit to keep out breezes. A Celtic knot decorates the crown of the headband. The simple I-cord embellishment looks difficult but is very easy. It is sewn on with yarn and a tapestry needle. A schematic is included as well as pictorial step-by-step instructions for tying the Celtic knot.

The closure at the back of the neck is made with two decorative buttons.

Any soft bulky weight yarn will work beautifully for this headband.

• Straight single-­‐point knitting needles, US Size 10 ½, or size to achieve the gauge below.
• 2 size 8 double point needles
• Tapestry needle
• Two stitch markers
• Yarn bobbin (optional)

Additional materials:
• two 3/4” (1.9 cm) buttons

Skills required: Knit, K2tog, increases, slipped stitches