DROPS / 141 / 12

Berry Bright by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS head band in 1 strand "Big Fabel" or 2 strnds "Fabel".

DROPS design: Pattern no bf-009
Yarn group C
Size: one size

DROPS BIG FABEL from Garnstudio
100 g color no 906, wild berries
Or use:
DROPS FABEL from Garnstudio
100 g colour no 671, blue/brown/mustard

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 4.5 mm / US 7 - or size needed to get 18 sts x 23 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 5 ft 7 in and uses size S or M. If you are making a sweater, cardigan, dress or similar garment, you will find a graphic with the measurements of the finished garment (in cm) at the bottom of the pattern.

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Tags: headbands,

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GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K sts on all rows.


Beg mid back and cast on 19 sts on needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with 1 thread Big Fabel og 2 threads Fabel. First row = RS.
Work 1 st in garter st, * K 2, P 1 *, repeat from *-* a total of 5 times and finish with K 2 and 1 st in garter st.
Continue with rib K 2/P 1 and edge sts in garter st. NOTE! All inc and dec are done from RS.
When piece measures 8 cm / 3 1/8'', inc all 1 P st to 2 P sts = 24 sts on needle.
When piece measures 14 cm / 5½'', inc all 2 P sts to 3 P sts = 29 sts on needle.
When piece measures 18 cm / 7'', inc all 3 P sts to 4 P sts = 34 sts on needle.
When piece measures 21 cm / 8 1/4'', inc all 4 P sts to 5 P sts = 39 sts on needle.
When piece measures 24 cm / 9½'', insert a marker = mid front.
Now reverse the piece - dec 1 st in every P-section by working 2 sts tog when piece measures 3, 6, 10 and 16 cm / 1 1/8", 2 3/8", 4" and 6 1/4" from marker = 19 sts on needle.
Bind off when piece measures 48 cm / 19''.
Sew cast on edge and bind off edge tog edge to edge.

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