Monday 10 August 2015

New Headband

So I gave in on Friday and got myself onto some antibiotics. So now I feel a lot better. Not perfect and I still run out of energy really quickly but definitely getting MUCH better. 

So yesterday I really didn't feel like working on anything that I had already on the go and I had the urge to make a headband. I like to wear headbands but don't have many any more as they weren't something I collected as an adult. 

SO I got out my knitting needles but then I ran into a problem. The only patterns I liked seemed to use a worsted/bulky yarn to make them go quicker. I didn't have any of that. I only have a lot of DK at the moment. So I grabbed out two colours and started combining them together. So with a purple and dark blue picked out I was off and running. It did take me a lot longer than I expected but I think a large element is how easily distracted I am! That and it was my first time trying a cable. 

This is me taking selfies.... not too bad. I didn't get a good photo of it off me because as soon as I finished sewing it I put it on and it hasn't come off. Sooo warm! 

I like the fact that it is nice and wide and sits over my ears as an ear warmer as well as a headband. It's been a little chilly here recently and this is warm without being silly.

I used this pattern I found here and it was lots of fun to do.

The changes I made were to use 6mm needles and doubled strands of 8ply acrylic. It was what I have around the house.

Happy Stitching, 


  1. Glad you're feeling better Caitlin! Love the're so clever!

  2. Awesome headband Caitlin. I'm glad that your feeilng better.


  3. So glad you're feeling better. It's amazing the difference the right medicine can make. Love your new headband! The colors are so pretty.

  4. Feel better soon. My dd had a nasty cough and I finally took her in for an antibiotic. She is still coughing and a bit tired, but she sounds better. Have a cup of tea and relax!


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