Mellon headband by Sari Nordlund

Mellon headband

Knitting
August 2019
Light Fingering ?
40 stitches and 42 rows = 4 inches
in cable pattern, knitted in the round, blocked
US 2 - 2.75 mm
224 yards (205 m)
one size, adjustable
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This headband is a quick project to satisfy your craving complicated textures, cables and twisted stitches. The Mellon headband is named after the Tolkien elvish word for a friend, so it is also perfect as a gift for your nearest and dearest. Choose a yarn with a good stitch definition for the pattern to show in its full glory!

The headband is knitted in the round with a cable and wrapped stitch pattern until the final length. Then the headband is twisted, and the ends are seamed together.

Size
One size
Width: 9 cm / 3.5 inches
Length: 52 cm / 20.5 inches (adjustable)

Yarn
1 skein of Moel View Yarn Bliss (50% Mulberry Silk, 50% Extra Fine Merino, 495 m / 541 yards per 100g), shown in colorway Oak gall + iron or 205 m / 225 yards of light fingering weight yarn.

Needles
2.75 mm / US 2 double-pointed needles or a circular needle with a cable long enough for the Magic Loop Method
+ a cable needle if using

Gauge
40 sts and 42 rounds = 10 cm (4 inches) in cable pattern, knitted in the round, blocked

Notions
sewing needle
stitch marker