This pattern was first published in the February 2017 Issue of The Sherborne Times
February – Wintery Walks and Valentine’s day. Wrap up warm with our knitted heart headband made in pure, organic wool.
You will need:
1 ball of Biolana Aran yarn in Main shade and 1 ball in Contrast shade
Sewing up needle
Headband will measure approx 9cm across. Length can be altered.
Cast on 19 stitches.
Row 1: (k1, p1) twice, K10, (p1, k1) twice, p1
Row 2: (P1, k1) twice, P10, (k1, p1) twice, K1
Repeat rows 1 and 2 twice more. These rows will set the moss stitch pattern.
Rows 7-12: Continue in pattern, following chart in central 9 stitches to insert heart. We knitted the heart in using the fair isle technique of carrying our unused yarn behind the stitches.
Rows 13 – 22: As rows 1 and 2.
Repeat rows 7-22 until work measures 44cm or desired length to fit snugly around your head ending on a ws row.
Weave in ends. Block before sewing up the seam. Fold in half with rs facing and sew the seam.
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