Loom Knitting Advent, Day 13 brings you a lovely headband, perfect accessory for winter wear. The headband sports small stitch twists in the front area of the headband and the back is worked in rib stitch.
Designed by Isela Phelps
Knitting loom: 32 peg KB loom
Yarn: Approx 200 yards of worsted weight merino wool. Malabrigo Worsted in Applewood was used in samples.
Gauge: 10 sts x 14 rows= 2 inches in rib stitch
Size: Fits up to a 21” Circumference
LT: Left twist: A twist over two pegs; numbered and positioned as follows: Peg 2, Peg 1. How to: Skip peg 1 with yarn behind peg, knit peg 2, take loop off peg 2 and hold it, knit peg 1. Move loop from peg 1 to peg 2. Place loop being held to peg 1.
Cast on 30 sts, prepare to work a flat panel
Row 1-Row 36 (approx. 5 inches): sl1, k1, *p2, k2; rep from * to the end row.
Row 37: sl1, k1, p2, *LT, p2; rep from * to the last 2sts, k2
Row 38: sl1, k1, *p2, k2; rep from * to the end.
Rep Row 37 and Row 38: 25 times
Rep Row 1-36.
Bind off with basic bind off method. Leave a 16 inch yarn tail.
Mattress stitch cast on edge to bind off edge. Weave ends in. Block lightly.
Matching Wristers will be posted on Loom Knitting Advent Day 15! Stay tuned!