This pattern was mostly an experiment with a multicoloured Wollmeise yarn I had still lying around. But hey, why not have a fancy sweatband!

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You need about 25g of fingering yarn and 2.5 mm double-pointed needles.
Multicoloured yarn adds the nice colour-effect.

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Abbreviations:

  • k — knit
  • p — purl
  • k2tbl — knit 2 stitches through back loop
  • m1 — make 1 — add a stitch by lifting and twisting the strand between the two stitches on row below
  • k2tog — knit two stitches together

Pattern Note — Woven Chevrons:

  • right leaning row: knit 2, slip 3 stitches with yarn in front until end of the row minus one stitch — beginning of round now moved one stitch to the right
  • left leaning row: knit 2, slip 3 stitches with yarn in front until end of the row, knit 1 — beginning of round now moved one stitch to the left
  • Woven Chevrons right: 6 right leaning rows followed by 5 left leaning rows
  • Woven Chevrons left: 6 left leaning rows followed by 5 right leaning rows

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Steps:

  1. Cast on 72 stitches with your preferred cast on method and join in round. Be careful not to twist.
  2. (k2tbl, p2) — repeat over the round for 10 rounds
  3. (k2tog, k34) x2
  4. Woven Chevrons right
  5. knit for 6 rounds
  6. Woven Chevrons left
  7. (k1, m1, k34) x2
  8. (k2tbl, p2) — repeat over the round for 9 rounds
  9. Bind of loosely in ribbing pattern
  10. Weave in ends and block lightly.

Enjoy!

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