WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
Circumference (approx) 104 cm
8.5 sts and 18 rows to 10cm over garter st, using 10mm needles.
Using pair 10mm needles or 10mm circular needle, cast on 85 sts.
Note - If using circular needle, work in rows, not rounds.
Work in stocking st until work measures 6cm from beg, ending with a purl row.
Knit in garter st (every row knit) for 53cm, working last row on WS. Work in stocking st (beg with a knit row) for 7cm, ending with a purl row.
Cast off loosely.
DO NOT PRESS. Using half mattress st seam, join side edges together to form a circle, reversing seam for half of stocking st rows at each end.
Allow stocking st sections to roll to RS. Sew in ends