BRIGHTON 8PLY CAT HEADBAND
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
- 4 Seasons Brighton Cotton 8ply 50g: Cat - 1 ball 1st Colour (C1) black and 1 ball 2nd Colour (C2) White
- 1 pair each 4mm and 3.25mm knitting needles or sizes required to give correct tension.
- Scissors, yarn needle, tape measure
To Fit Head (approx): 52 - 54 cm
22 sts and 30 rows to 10cm over stocking st, using 4mm needles.
Using 4mm needles and C1, cast on 95 sts.
1st row - K2, P1, K1, rep from to last st, K1.
2nd row - K1, P1, K1, rep from to end.
Last 2 rows form rib.
Work a further 10 rows rib in stripes of 2 rows C1, 4 rows C2 and 4 rows C1 ... 12 rows rib in all.
Cast off in rib.
Using 3.25mm needles and C1, cast on 23 sts.
Work 2 rows stocking st.
3rd row (RS) - K10, sl 1, K2tog, psso, K10 ... 21 sts.
4th and every foll alt row - Purl.
5th row - K9, sl 1, K2tog, psso, K9 ... 19 sts.
7th row - K8, sl 1, K2tog, psso, K8 ... 17 sts.
9th row - K7, sl 1, K2tog, psso, K7 ... 15 sts.
Cont dec in this manner (working 1 st less before and after centre dec), in every foll alt row until 3 sts rem.
Next row - Purl.
Next row - Sl 1, K2tog, psso ... 1 st.
Using C1, make a 2nd ear piece in same manner.
Using C2, make a further 2 ear pieces in same manner.
DO NOT PRESS. Using mattress st, join side edges of Headband tog to form a ring. Using mattress st, join one C1 ear piece to one C2 ear piece. Rep with rem 2 ear pieces. Sew ears securely in position to top of Headband as pictured.