Fan­ci­fully Flo­ral Head­band

Any­one can have flow­ers in her hair when wear­ing this head­band!

Creative Knitting - - CONTENTS - De­sign by LENA SK­VAGER­SON for An­nie’s Sig­na­ture De­signs

De­sign by Lena Sk­vager­son for An­nie’s Sig­na­ture De­signs

Sizes

Woman’s small (large) In­struc­tions are given for smaller size, with larger size in paren­the­ses. When only 1 num­ber is given, it ap­plies to both sizes.

Fin­ished Mea­sure­ments

Circumference: 21 (22) inches Width: 2 (21/4) inches

Ma­te­ri­als

• Nako Fiore (sport weight; 40% vis­cose from bam­boo/ 35% cot­ton/25% linen; 164 yds/ 50g per ball): 1 ball pink rose #1236 • Size 5 (3.75mm) nee­dles • Size 8 (5mm) nee­dles or size

needed to ob­tain gauge

Gauge

36 sts and 40 rows = 4 inches/ 10cm in Linen St with larger nee­dles (blocked). To save time, take time to

check gauge.

Pat­tern Stitch

Linen St (even num­ber of sts) Row 1 (RS): *Sl 1 pwise wyif, k1;

rep from * to end. Row 2: *Sl 1 pwise wyib, p1; rep from

* to end. Rep Rows 1 and 2 for pat.

Head­band

With larger nee­dles, cast on 18

(20) sts. Work in Linen St un­til piece mea­sures

21 (22) inches. Bind off. Fin­ish­ing Sew ends tog to make loop. Weave in ends. Flow­ers Make 2 With smaller nee­dles and leav­ing

a 6-inch tail, cast on 5 sts. Petal Row 1 (WS): K5. Row 2: K3, kfb, k1—6 sts. Row 3: Sl 1, p4, k1. Row 4: K4, kfb, k1—7 sts. Row 5: Sl 1, p5, k1. Row 6: K5, kfb, k1—8 sts. Row 7: Sl 1, k7. Row 8: K5, k2­tog, k1—7 sts. Row 9: Sl 1, p5, k1. Row 10: K4, k2­tog, k1—6 sts. Row 11: Sl 1, p4, k1. Row 12: K3, k2­tog, p1—5 sts. Bind off 3 sts kwise; do not turn—

2 sts. Slip st on RH nee­dle back to LH nee­dle, then with WS still fac­ing and us­ing ca­ble cast-on method (see page 111), cast on 3 sts—5 sts. Work 4 more petals in same fash­ion; af­ter last petal is com­plete, bind off all 5 sts. Cut yarn leav­ing a 10-inch tail. Sew side of last petal to side of

first petal. Us­ing ta­pes­try nee­dle, thread tail

through cen­ter sts and pull tight. Sew both flow­ers to head­band next

to each other.

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