Shoal Headband by Solène Le Roux
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Shoal Headband

Knitting
February 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 19 rows = 4 inches
in cable pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
25 yards (23 m)
One size - Width: 3.5’’ / 9 cm; Circumference: 21’’ / 53.5 cm
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Inspired by the wavy patterns made by a shoal of fish swimming together in the ocean, this headband will make you dive into deep tropical waters.
Knitted flat, it starts with a provisional cast on. The wavy cable pattern is made of ktbl cables over a purl background.
Using less than 20 grams of DK yarn, it is a perfect project to use your favorite mini skein or a beautiful leftover.

A photo tutorial for grafting in pattern is available on my blog: https://soleneknits.com/knittingtutorials/provisionalcaston

YARN
Artesano DK Blue Faced Blend (DK; 100 % Wool; 120 yards/50 grams): 06 Teal, 1 skein
This yarn is discountinued. A good substitute is:
West Yorkshire Spinner, Bluefaced Leicester DK (DK; 100% Wool, 122 yards/50 grams): Teal, 1 skein

NEEDLES
US 6 / 4 mm straight needles or size to obtain gauge

NOTIONS
waste yarn; yarn needle; cable needle

GAUGE
4’’ / 10 cm = 24 stitches X 19 rows in pattern, blocked

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
Width: 3.5’’ / 9 cm; Circumference: 21’’ / 53.5 cm