Monday 1 January 2018

FREE KNITTING PATTERN, Lumberjack Jane HEADBAND, 5 yrs to adult, #2140KF

FREE KNITTING PATTERN, (Crochet version coming tomorrow!)  Lumberjack Jane HEADBAND, Beginner level.
5 yrs to adult, #2140KF
Quick and easy knit headband in a casual red, gray, and white color scheme!
Works up quickly using 2 strands of worsted weight yarn, and 8 mm knitting needles.
Or you can substitute a super bulky yarn such as Caron Tea Cakes!
Great, easy beginner project!  Looks great in a solid color as well!

Copyright © 2017,  Emi Harrington (Do not give away or sell this pattern, copyright protected.)  .This pattern may be printed for your personal use only. You may not in any form, reproduce, transmit, give away or distribute this pattern, including but not limited to images, diagrams and text, through any venue, including photocopying, other electrical or mechanical means, recording, or any other information storage and or retrieval system. (Copyright infringement, even without monetary gain, is punishable by up to five years in federal prison and a fine of $250,000). Permission is granted to sell your finished garments. 


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BLOCKING: Basically there are 2 ways of blocking.
1.  Steam blocking: arrange item on a flat surface, hold steam iron above the surface, (not touching the surface), and
   steam. Allow the item to dry in the shape desired.
2.  Immerse in water, and squeeze water out, or spray with water. Arrange item on a thick bath towel, shape
as desired, allow to dry undisturbed.

2 strands of worsted weight yarn, OR 1 strand of chunky, or super bulky yarn.
(Approx. 80 yards for worsted weight. For chunky yarn you will need 40 yards.)

One pair straight 8 mm knitting needles, (can also be worked on circular needles).
Yarn needle
Buttons optional

____________________________________Bamboo knitting needles, 
36 piece set

2mm to 10 mm


Gauge: 2 stitches long = 1 inch (Adult: 80 yards)

This pattern is available 
on Ravelry as a 6 piece set:
Headband,   Hat,   Cowl,   Texting Gloves, 
Boot Cuffs/Legwarmers,   and Slippers
for $3.99:

1.  Cast on: (Cast on demo: 
42 stitches for adult;  (yarn requirement: 80 yards)
38 stitches for 12 - 16 yrs;  (yarn requirement: 74 yards)
32 stitches for 5 - 12 yrs.  (yarn requirement: 65 yards)

2.  Work in ribbing stitch for entire headband: (knit 2,purl 2)
Knit stitch demo:  
Purl stitch demo:  

 3 rows in red
1 row in white,
 8 rows in gray,
 1 row in white,
 3 rows in red, then one more row, casting off each stitch after it is     worked.
 Cast off demo:   

3.  If worked with straight needles, sew with the same yarn color    
     and a yarn needle to form a tube.
    Weave yarn ends into the finished work.(To make an adjustable 
    fit, weave 2 strands of yarn through the top and bottom of the 
    headband, pull and tie into a bow to adjust to fit.)
 If your seam is less than perfect, 
sew a row of buttons over the seam.


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