Inspired by Lily Chin’s class on double-ended Tunisian crochet and a colorful lecture by Kaffe Fassett, this headband celebrates self-patterning yarn. Originally conceived as a cowl, it works well as a warmer for the ears.
Designer: Nirmal Kaur Khalsa
Finished Size: 18″ circumference and 3½” wide, unstretched.
Yarn: Knit Picks Stroll Fingering (75% superwash merino, 25% nylon; 231 yd [211 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]; ): #25208 wonderland heather (MC), 1 ball.
Knit Picks Felici Fingering (75% superwash merino, 25% nylon; 218 yd [199 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]; ): #24406 cochineal (CC), 1 ball. Yarn distributed by Crafts Americana.
Hook Size: H/8 (5 mm) double-ended hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: St marker (m); yarn needle.