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Braided Suede Headband
Lion Brand® Lion® Suede
Pattern Number: 60573

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size
About 2 1/4 x 12 in. [6.5 x 30.5 cm] excluding ribbon



210-146 Lion Suede Yarn: Fuchsia Intense, vivid deep-toned.
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Note: (A)

210-147 Lion Suede Yarn: Eggplant Dusty, dark, rich aubergine violet.
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Note: (B)

210-140 Lion Suede Yarn: Rose A warm, attractive deep pink.
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Note: (C)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles Size 11 [8 mm]
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
1 yd. [1 m] 1 in. [2.5 cm] grosgrain ribbon in matching color Sewing needle and matching thread
One Headband Strip = 1 in. [2.5 cm] wide. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


With A, cast on 5 stitches.
Row 1: Slip 1 stitch as if to knit, (purl 1, knit 1) twice.
Row 2: Slip 1 stitch as if to purl, (knit 1, purl 1) twice.
Repeat Rows 1 and 2 until Strip measures 12 in.

[30.5 cm] from beginning.

Bind off.

Repeat with B and C to make 3 Strips total.

Place 3 Strips on top of one another and sew together at one end.

Braid Strips, and then sew together at other end.

Weave in ends.

Cut ribbon length in half, sew one half to each end of Headband.

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