Knitted Stars Headband

The Knitted Stars Headband is a delightful and whimsical accessory that adds a touch of magic to any outfit. Made with soft, gentle yarn and featuring a intricate star pattern, this headband is perfect for adding a pop of color and personality to your daily look. The soft, stretchy material ensures a comfortable fit, while the subtle texture of the stars adds visual interest. Whether you're dressing up or dressing down, this headband is sure to add a playful touch that's out of this world!

Description: Pretty headband for girls of any ages knitted in 2-colors-start stitch pattern.

Gauge: about 7 sts per inch over star stitch using dk weight (less heavier than worsted weight) yarn and US size # 6 (4mm) needle

Finished Measurement: Width = 3.25 inches. Length = 19.5 inches

I don’t know what’s with me lately. I’ve been making and thinking about headbands all the time. Part of it I think because it is fun to make and it doesn’t take too long to knit. I’ve already planned on making my husband a gardening headband for him. He sweats a lot when he’s out gardening in a hot summer.

For this particular headband, I didn’t use much yarn at all. The mixed cotton/acrylic leftover yarns (by GGH called "Bali") in blue and purple I found in my stash turned out just fine for this project. I used 4mm (US 6) rather than size 4 suggested by the label.

Materials:

1. 1 ball of dk or sport weight yarn in light color of your choice (color A).

2. 1 ball of dk or sport weight yarn in darker color of your choice (color B).

3. A pair of knitting needles US size # 6 (4mm).

4. Tapestry needle to sew ends together.

Direction:

Special Abbreviation:

Make Star = P3tog leaving sts on needle, yrn (yarn round needle once), then purl the same 3 sts together again.

With Color A, CO 23 sts. Follow pattern below using color A for 1st and 2nd rows and color B for 3rd and 4th row;

1st row (right side): Knit.

2nd row: K2, *Make star, p1; repeat from * to last 5 sts, Make star, k2.

3rd row: Change to color B and Knit to the end.

4th row: K2, p2, *Make star, p1; repeat from * to last 7 sts, Make star, p2, k2.

Repeat these 4 rows until the band is about an inch less than your desired length, then bind off all sts. Cut yarn leaving about 15 inches tail for sewing ends. Use a tapestry needle and the yarn tail to sew ends together.

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