DROPS Extra / 0-1106

Sea Ward by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS head band with false English rib in ”Fabel”.

DROPS design: Pattern no fa-290
Yarn group A
Size: One-size
DROPS FABEL from Garnstudio
50 g colour no 340, blue lagoon

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES SIZE 2.5 mm - or size needed to get 26 sts x 51 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm.

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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.
Row 1 (WS): * P 1, K 2 *, repeat from *-* 6 times, finish with P 1.
Row 2 (RS): 1 DOUBLE ST - see explanation below, * K 2, 1 double st *, repeat from * - * 6 times.
Repeat 1st and 2nd row.

K 1 in st below next K st on needle. (I.e. sts from the two previous rows are worked as one).

GARTER ST (back and forth):
K all rows. 1 ridge = 2 rows K.

Beg mid back, and cast on 3 sts on needle size 2.5 mm with Fabel. Work in GARTER ST - see explanation above, AT THE SAME TIME inc 1 st at beg of every row (work 2 sts in first st). Continue inc until there are 23 sts on needle. On next row from WS work as follows: 2 sts in garter st, FALSE ENGLISH RIB - see explanation above - over the next 19 sts, finish with 2 sts in garter st. Continue pattern like this. When piece measures 7 cm, work as follows on a row from RS: 2 sts in garter st, 1 double st (see explanation above) * work 2 sts in a st, K 1, 1 double st *, repeat from *-* 6 times, finish with 2 sts in garter st = 29 sts. Continue pattern upwards, now work false English rib with 3 sts in garter st between every st K. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION When piece measures 35 cm, dec 1 st in each of the middle 6 sections in garter st by K 2 tog = 23 sts. When piece measures 39 cm, work in garter st over all sts, AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 st in each side (K 2 tog at beg of every row). Continue like this 3 sts remain on row, cast off.

Cut 4 lengths of 1.5 metres each. Twine them tog until they resist, thread it through cast on edge on head band, place the string double and let it twine again. Make a knot at the end. Do the same on cast off edge.

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