I know that knitting is fast becoming a lost art, but these patterns are so wonderful I would consider picking up my needles again. I hope you'll enjoy these patterns as much as I have. Feel free to peruse them and print out the ones you want to try. I'll add new ones as often as I can. Have Fun!
GARTER OR RIB STITCH HEADBAND
From Coats & Clark's Book 190, "Learn to Knit."
Published in 1968.
KNITTING WORSTED, 4 Ply ("Tangle-Proof" Pull-Out Skeins): I ounce of any color will make both Headbands. Knitting Needles, I pair No. 8.
GAUGE: Garter St-4sts = 1 inch;
9 rows or 4 1/2 ridges (not stretched) = 1 inch.
Ribbed St-5 sts (not stretched) = 1 inch;
13 rows = 2 inches.
GARTER STITCH BAND
Measure off about 10 inches of yarn and cast on 10 sts. 1st row: Knit. Repeat this row until total length is 16 inches (not stretched). Bind off. Sew short edges together.
RIB STITCH BAND
Measure off about 1 1/2 yards of yarn and cast on 80 sts. 1st row: * K I, p 1. Repeat from * across. Repeat this row until total length is 2 inches. Bind off in ribbing. Sew short edges together.
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