This garter-stitched headband will help ward off winter's chill.
Resources: Materials available at purlsoho.com.
- 1 (50-gram) skein sport-weight yarn
- Gauge, 6 stitches and 11 rows equal 1 inch in garter stitch
- 2 double-pointed needles, size U.S. 5 (3.75 mm); adjust needle size to obtain correct gauge, if necessary
- 2 single-pointed needles, size U.S. 5 (3.75 mm; adjust needle size to obtain correct gauge, if necessary
- Tapestry needle, size 22
With double-pointed needles, work steps 1 to 3 as described in the Cabled Headband.
Change to single-pointed needles. Repeat step 3 of Cabled Headband until there are 28 stitches on your needle.
Knit every row until headband (not including I-cord) measures 14 inches.
At the end of this row and every row after, decrease by knitting last 2 stitches together. Repeat until 4 stitches remain.
Change to double-pointed needles. Knit I-cord for 11 inches. Snip yarn, leaving a 4-inch tail. Thread through tapestry needle; pass through the 4 remaining stitches on double-pointed needle; tug to secure. Weave into I-cord.