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Pretty in Pink by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS head band with English rib in 2 strands "Brushed Alpaca Silk".

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DROPS Extra 0-974

DROPS design: Pattern no as-001-bn
Yarn group C + C or A
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Size: 3/5 – 6/9 – 10/12 years
Head circumference: 50/52 – 52/54 – 54/58 cm /
19½"/20½" - 20½"/21" - 21"/22 3/4"

Materials:
DROPS BRUSHED ALPACA SILK from Garnstudio
1 skein (25g) color no 08, heather

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES OR DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 6 mm / US 10 - or size needed to get 13 sts x 17 rows in stockinette st with 2 strands held together = 4'' x 4'' (10 x 10 cm).

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DROPS BrushedAlpacaSilk: Colour chart / Alternative Yarns (Yarn Group C)

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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
ENGLISH RIB (back and forth on needle):
ROW 1: K 1, * K 2 tog, 1 YO, slip 1 st as if to P *, repeat from *-* until 3 sts remain, finish with K 2 tog and K 1 (= 13 sts).
ROW 2: K 1, * 1 YO, slip 1 st as if to P, K tog YO and slipped st *, repeat from *-* until 2 sts remain, finish with 1 YO, slip 1 st as if to P, K 1.
ROW 3: K 1, * K tog YO and slipped st, 1 YO, slip 1 st as if to P *, repeat from *-* until 3 sts remain, K tog YO and slipped st, K 1.
Repeat 2nd and 3rd row upwards.

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HEAD BAND:
Worked back and forth on needle.
Cast on 19 sts on needle size 6 mm / US 10 with 2 strands Brushed Alpaca Silk. Work ENGLISH RIB - see explanation above.
When piece measures approx. 40-42-44 cm / 15 3/4"-16½"-17 1/4" (or desired length) stop after 3rd row in rib pattern.
Work next row as follows: K 1, * P 1, K tog YO and slipped st *, repeat from *-* until 2 sts remain, finish with P 1, K 1.
Loosely bind off with K over K and P over P.
Sew tog mid back with small sts.
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