A headband featuring a traditional pattern edged with Latvian braid. The colorwork pattern is quite easy to follow, being geometric and regular. Color pattern is charted only, and detailed instructions are included for working Latvian braid. This headband is perfect for using scraps from other colorwork projects, as you only need 15 g of each color!
Fingering weight :
60 (65) yds (56, 60 m) each of main color and contrast color (about 14, 15 g each)
Shown: Harrisville Shetland (217yds/50g), MC: Loden, CC: white
1 set double pointed needles or 16” circular needle, size 2 US (2.75 metric) (or size needed to obtain gauge)
21”(22”) (53, 56 cm) circ., 3” (8 cm) height
Shown in L on 22.5” (57 cm) head
In color pattern: 29 sts x 40 rows = 4” (10 cm)
Intermediate. Techniques used include stranded knitting, knitting in the round, and Latvian braid.
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