Make this simple knitted hair band to embellish your summer “up doo”.
Yarn: Jorstad Creek “Moonstruck” – 100% Tencel DK or any yarn with sparkle or shine in a DK weight!
Needles: US# 7 double pointed needles, set of 4
Embroidery Needle for finishing.
Elastic Hair Band used for pony tails.
Gauge: Not important! Yes, this is one of those rare times you don’t need to use a swatch…
Using the long tail method cast on 30 stitches with two double pointed needles. Distribute the cast on stitches on to three needles (10 stitches each).
Join by knitting in the round, being careful not to twist. Knit three rounds of stockinette.
Round 4: *K2tog, YO*; repeat star to star to the end of the round.
Rounds 5 through 14: Knit
Bind off in Knit with medium tension.
Turn the knitted tube inside out. Place the elastic hair band around the tube centering around the middle of the piece. Fold the picot flap over the bind off edge to make the star, and using an embroidery needle whip stitch the flap down to the knitted fabric, sealing in the elastic hair band. You’re done!