A snug fit twisted rib headband for adults and children
"A quick project that can be completed in an evening. One skein is enough for an adult and child's headband."
- Jo Storie
Skills Required: You will need to be able to work a fisherman's rib stitch. There is some seaming involved but no special technique is really required although mattress stitch would provide a more professional finish.
Yarn Type: Yarn approx. 40g:60g of chunky weight yarn approx (38:57m/42:62yds). We used British BareFaced Chunky yarn.
Yarn Weight: Chunky Bulky
Sizes to Fit:Child: Circumference to fit up to: 19in/48cm.
Circumference Actual 15 ¼ in/39cm
Height: 4 in/10cm
Adult: Circumference to fit up to: 22 in/56cm.
Circumference Actual 17 ½ in/44cm
Height: 5 in/13cm
Yarn amounts are based on average requirements and are approximate. You may wish to order an extra ball/skein to be sure you have sufficient yarn.
Pair of 7mm straight needles (US 10), stitch holders, tapestry needle for sewing up.
In fisherman’s rib pattern using 7mm (10.5 U.S) needles: 12sts x 26 rows over 10 x 10cm (4”x 4”)
*Tensions are provided should you wish to substitute an alternative yarn to that suggested by us. Please ensure you knit a tension square to check that the yarn is suitable as not all yarns will give a like for like result.