“The head accessory of the season, this is part head band part turban. Worked in either a plain rib or a classic cable, it is twisted in the middle to give its distinctive turban feel” - Jo Storie
Skills Required: This is a Beginner to Easy project, with simple stitches and construction. You will need to be able to work basic stocking st (stockinette st) and moss st (seed st). For version 2 you will also need to work a simple cable.
Yarn Type: We used Rowan Purelife British Sheep Breeds Chunky 100% undyed wool
Yarn Shade: Photography shows Blue Faced Leicester and Steel Grey Suffolk
Yarn Weight: Chunky / bulky
Sizes to Fit:
Frost Version One: In Simple Rib
Toddler - 35.5cm-40.5cm (14 -16in)
Child/Small Adult - 40.5cm-45.5cm (16 – 18in)
Average Adult - 50.5cm (20in)
Knitted measurements approx: Circumference 38cm (15in), height 13cm (5in)
Child/ Small Adult
Knitted measurements approx: Circumference 46cm (18in), height 15cm (6in)
Knitted measurements approx: Circumference 51cm (20in), height 15cm (6in)
Frost Version Two (classic cable)
Toddler - 12cm (4½in)
Child/Small Adult - 13cm (5in)
Average Adult - 13cm (5in)
*Both Frost Versions require approx. 30g [50g : 60g]
50g(approx. 120m / 131yds). *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.
One pair of straight 7mm needles (US 10½ - 11)
A cable needle
Tapestry needle for sewing up.
13 sts x 18 rows to 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) in st st using 7mm (US 10.5 - 11) needles.
*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.