Sunday, May 3, 2009

Star Stitch Headband







Materials:
worsted weight yarn
Size 6 DPN


Tie:
CO 3 sts and work I-cord for 10". You can go 12 inches if you want a longer tie.
Increase:
Row 1: Sl 1, purl to end
Row 2: Sl 1, m1, k1, m1, k1 (5 sts)
Row 3: Sl 1, purl to end
Row 4: Sl 1, m1, k 3, m1, k1 (7 sts)
Row 5: Sl 1, purl to end
Row 6: Sl 1, m1, k5, m1, k1 (9 sts)

Body:
Row 7: Sl 1, Purl to end (WS)
Row 8: Sl 1, k1, *YO, k3, pas first of the 3 knit stitches over the 2nd and 3rd stitches; Repeat from * across ending with k1.
Row 9: Sl 1, Purl to end
Row 10: Sl 1, * K3, Pass 1st stitch over the 2nd and 3rd, YO; Repeat from * across ending with k2
Repeat these last 4 rows until piece measures 11" Ending with a RS row.

Decrease:
Row 1: Sl 1, Purl to end (WS)
Row 2: Sl 1, K2tog through back loops, K3, k2tog, k1 (7 sts)
Row 3: Sl 1, Purl to end
Row 4: Sl 1, k2tog through back loops, K1, k2tog, k1 (5 sts)
Row 5: Sl 1, Purl to end
Row 6: Sl 1, K2tog through back loops, k2 (4 sts)
Row 7: Sl 1, Purl to end
Row 8: Sl 1, k2tog through back loops, k1 (3 sts)

Without turning on your last row, knit i-cord for 10" or same as other tie. Weave ends into i-cords and wear with pride!

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