Saturday 02/25/2012, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Ear-Lings: Beaded Headbands with Antje Gillingham
I'm going to be perfectly honest! I look hideous in hats—any size, any shape, any color—but my ears freeze instantly at the mere thought of cold weather. This means I need something to cover them!
Enter the ear-warming headband! It's compact, quick to put on and most importantly: No Bad Hat Hair Day!! Ahhh- the perfect cold weather accessory. Let's combine it with cables, the queens of texture and beads, those wonderful sparkly pieces of glass, and create a one of a kind beaded cabled headband! We'll fearlessly knit with beads, cable without cable needles and practice the three-needle bind off. Join me for this fun, quick, little project with amazing ear warming power!
Approximately 100 yds of a light-colored (solid or variegated), #4 (worsted-weight) yarn, a small amount of #4 (worsted-weight) practice yarn, 4.5 or 5mm/US 7 or 8 straight and circular needle, 4mm/G crochet hook, 1mm/12 steel crochet hook, cable needle, 30 No. 5 glass beads.
Sharp scissors, notebook, pen or pencil with an eraser, stitch markers, blunt tapestry needles (large and small), flexible tape measure, small calculator, and needles & crochet hooks of various sizes.