HEAD­BAND & BAN­GLE

Knit Today Magazine - - Notebook -

Once you’ve suc­ceeded with your first knit­ted ca­ble, we can guar­entee you’ll be hooked. It may look tricky but it really isn’t and the re­sults are not only in­cred­i­bly re­ward­ing, they can be in­cor­po­rated into your own de­signs eas­ily. Start your ca­ble jour­ney here with Jes­sica Bis­coe’s awe­somely sim­ple head­band and bracelet set. Then read all about Jes­sica’s knit­ting life in our great fea­ture over on page 32. Note: This pat­tern is for both bracelet and the head­band.

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Us­ing 4mm nee­dles for the bracelet or 8mm nee­dles for the hea­band, cast on 20 stitches. Row 1 (RS): K to end. Row 2 (WS): P to end. Rep th­ese 2 rows once more. Next row (RS): C10B, C10F Row 6: P to end. Row 7: K to end. Rep rows 6 and 7 three more work row 6 again. Row 15 (RS): C10B, C10F. Rep rows 6 to 15 four more times for the bracelet and seven more times for the head­band, or un­til it fits com­fort­ably around your wrist or head. Start­ing with a purl row, work 3 rows of st st and cast off leav­ing a 15cm (6in) tail end for sewing up.

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Thread the tail onto a yarn nee­dle and join the cast on and cast off edges. This sim­ple project is the per­fect in­tro­duc­tion for those new to ca­ble Use this ca­ble stitch to make mug cosies, book bands and much more...

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