To fit adult
Circumference: 56 cm (22¼ inches)
Width: 6¼ cm (2½ inches)
Twilight double knitting yarn, 50 g
used double throughout
Button of your choice
A pair of 4½ mm (US 7) needles
Tension / Gauge
16 sts and 40 rows to 10 cm (4 inches)
measured over garter stitch using 4½ mm needles
and yarn used double
The headband is knitted end to end. When you cast on leave a long thread and when you cast off leave a long thread. You will use these thread to finish your headband.
To knit headband
Using 4½ mm (US 7) needles and 2 strands of yarn, cast on 90 sts.
Continue in garter stitch, every row knit, until work measures 6¼ cm (2½ inches). Cast off.
To make up / Finishing
Create an overlap of 12 cm (4¾ inches). Take the cast on thread, and sew the headband together with the overlap. Take the cast off thread, and weave it back to the overlap. Weave across the width of the headband, gather, pull tight and fasten off. Sew on button over the gather. Weave in ends.