Very Warm Headband in 4 Gauges by Churchmouse Yarns and Teas
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Very Warm Headband in 4 Gauges

November 2017
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
10 stitches = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 15 - 10.0 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
45 - 85 yards (41 - 78 m)
Approx. 3-4"/7-10cm wide
This pattern is available for free.

This little pattern comes courtesy of the inspiring, intrepid, irrepressible Shirley Grade, who operated the Yarn House in Elm Grove, Wisconsin, into her 80s. Thanks again, Shirl! The slipped stitches at the end of each row result in an I-cord edging that smooshes the garter ridges closer for extra toastiness.

This pattern has instructions for 4 gauges: Super Chunky, Chunky, Worsted, and DK.

Here are links to the project page for each on our website:
Super Chunky in Blue Sky Fibers Bulky (featured photo, shown in Polar Bear)
Chunky in Rowan Cocoon (second photo, shown in Polar)
Worsted in Shibui Drift (third photo, shown in Abyss)
DK in Blue Sky Fibers Woolstok (fourth photo, shown in Red Rock)

Approx. 3-4”/7-10cm wide (to adjust width, add or subtract stitches). Knit to an inch or two less than head size.

DK (worsted, chunky, super chunky)/22(18, 14, 8) sts/4”/10cm. Instructions given for DK-weight; heavier gauges in parentheses ( ). Approx. 85(80, 65, 45)yds/78(73, 60, 41)m.

US 6 (8, 10, 15)/4 (5, 6, 10)mm. needles. Darning needle to finish.

Approx. 22 (18, 14, 10) sts = 4”/10cm in garter stitch.