Monday, 25 November 2013

Quick Headband and Flower






Yarn: Loops & Threads Charisma  in Black Raspberry
Needles: size 13 straights or 9 mm
Hook: size P or 11.5 mm

The Headband is about 4 inches wide and fits teen-adult (size for toddler at bottom)

Key:
CO -cast on
R1- Row or Round 1
k-knit
p-purl
ch-chain
sc-single crochet
hdc-half double crochet
dc-half double crochet
tc-treble crochet



Headband: (knit, worked flat)

CO 11 sts

Work in seed stitch for desired length to fit around head:
R1: *k1, p1, repeat across, last stitch k1

repeat this row for entire length of headband

BO

Sew two short ends together



Flower: (crochet, worked in the round)

Chain 2

r1: 5 single crochet in 2nd Chain from hook, join in round with a slip stitch into first stitch.

r2: ch1, (sc, hdc, dc, tc, dc, hdc, sc) 5x

Weave in ends, sew onto headband.

**for the flower I cut the yarn so that it would be completely pink for good contrast.

**for toddler size, only cast on 7 for headband and knit less rows.  for smaller flower, use size L or 8mm hook and continue pattern as suggested, omitting treble crochet. 

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