Cable and Seed Stitch Knit Headband

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Skill Level: Intermediate

Finished measurements: Approximately 19” around x 41⁄2” wide

Yarn: 1 hank BERROCO VINTAGE CHUNKY (100 grs), #6106 Smoke

Neddles and Notions: Straight knitting needles, size 10 (6.00 mm) or size to obtain gauge Cable needle (cn) 2 st markers.

Gauge:18 sts and 24 rows = 4” in Cable Pat TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

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Stitch reference

C6F: Sl 3 sts to cn and hold in FRONT, k3, k3 from cn

C6B: Sl 3 sts to cn and hold in BACK, k3, k3 from cable needle

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Cast on 21 sts. Cable Pattern: Set-Up Row (WS): Sl 1 wyif, [k1, p1] twice, k1, pm, p9, pm, [k1, p1] twice, k2.

Row 1 (RS): Sl 1 wyif, [k1, p1] twice, k1, sm, k9, sm, [k1, p1] twice, k2.

Row 2 and all WS rows: Sl 1 wyif, [k1, p1] twice, k1, sm, p9, sm, [k1, p1] twice, k2.

Row 3: Sl 1 wyif, [k1, p1] twice, k1, sm, C6F, k3, sm, [k1, p1] twice, k2.

Row 5: Rep Row 1.

Row 7: Sl 1 wyif, [k1, p1] twice, k1, sm, k3, C6B, sm, [k1, p1] twice, k2.

Row 8: Rep Row 2.

Rep Rows 1 – 8 until piece measures 19” (or desired length) from beg, end on WS with Row 8. Bind o in pattern, leaving a 10” long end for sewing.

Finishing:

Sew cast-on and bound-o edges together. Weave in all ends and block as desired.

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