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Tension: width of 16 dc x 20 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Crochet a chain approx 1.6 m long with ch on crochet hook size 5 mm with 2 threads Alpaca.
1st and 2nd round: crochet dc’s round the chain (i.e on both sides of chain = 2 rounds of dc
3rd round: 1 tr in each dc (replace 1st tr with 3 ch) all the way round
4th round: 1 tr in each tr all the way round
5th round: Change to crochet hook size 10 mm and Vivaldi and crochet 2 dtr in each tr all the way round
6th round: 1 dtr in each dtr all the way round
Cut the thread and sew.
Materials: DROPS Alpaca
100 g colour no 0100, off-white
DROPS pointed needles size 4 mm or size needed to obtain the correct tension.
Tension: 19 sts x 25 rows in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm.
Pattern: See diagram M.1.
Garter sts back and forth on needle: knit all rows.
Loosely cast on 33 sts on needle size 4 mm with 2 threads Alpaca (double thread). Knit 2 rows garter sts and continue as follows from the RS: 2 sts in garter sts, K3, P5, M.1 (= 13 sts), P5, K3, 2 sts in garter sts. Continue in pattern until hair band measures approx 53 cm – make sure you have knitted 2 rows after a cable. Knit 2 rows garter sts and cast off loosely.
Sew tog mid back.
K from RS, P from WS
P from RS, K from WS
3 sts on cable needle behind piece, K3, K3 from cable needle
3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K3, K3 from cable needle
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