Fancifully Floral Headband
Anyone can have flowers in her hair when wearing this headband!
Design by Lena Skvagerson for Annie’s Signature Designs
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.
Circumference: 21 (22) inches Width: 2 (21/4) inches
• 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
36 sts and 40 rows = 4 inches/ 10cm in Linen St with larger needles (blocked). To save time, take time to
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.
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.