Marlena is a knit headband that ties in back knit in corrugated pattern with bobbles.

One size

SIZE Approximately 4 1/2” wide x 32” long (Including ties)

MATERIALS 1 Ball BERROCO SMART MOHAIR (50 grs), #8828 Endive Straight knitting needles, size 10 OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE Crochet hook, size 4.50 mm (G)

GAUGE 15 sts = 4”; 18 rows = 4” in St st on size 10 needles TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

STITCH GLOSSARY MB (Make Bobble) K into front, back, then front of next st (3 sts made from 1), turn; p3, turn; k3, turn; p3, turn; k3 tog – 1 st remains.

HAT 1st Tie: With straight needles, cast on 6 sts. Row 1 (RS): P2, k2, p2.

Row 2: K2, p2, k2. Rep these 2 rows until piece measures 6” from beg, end on WS. Inc Row 1 (RS): P2, M1k, k2, M1k, p2 – 8 sts. Next Row: K2, p4, k2. Inc Row 2 (RS): P2, M1k, k4, M1k, p2 – 10 sts. Next Row: (K2, p2) twice, k2. Inc Row 3 (RS): P2, M1k, k2, p2, k2, M1k, p2 – 12 sts. Next Row: K2, p3, k2, p3, k2. Inc Row 4 (RS): P2, M1k, k3, p2, k3, M1k, p2 – 14 sts. Next Row: (K2, p4) twice, k2. Inc Row 5 (RS): P2, M1k, k4, p2, k4, M1k, p2 – 16 sts. Next Row: K2, p1, (k2, p2) twice, k2, p1, k2. Inc Row 6 (RS): P2, M1k, k1, (p2, k2) twice, p2, k1, M1k, p2 – 18 sts. Next Row (WS): (K2, p2) 4 times, k2. Establish Pat St: Row 1 (RS): (P1, M1p) twice, (k1, M1k) 4 times, k1, p1, M1p, p1, M1k, p1, M1p, p1, (k1, M1k) 4 times, k1, (M1p, p1) twice – 33 sts. Row 2 and all WS rows: K the k sts and p the p sts as they face you. Row 3: P4, SSK, k5, k2 tog, p3, M1k, k1, M1k, p3, SSK, k5, k2 tog, p4 – 31 sts. Row 5: P4, SSK, k3, k2 tog, p3, M1k, k3, M1k, p3, SSK, k3, k2 tog, p4 – 29 sts. Row 7: P4, SSK, k1, k2 tog, p3, M1k, k5, M1k, p3, SSK, k1, k2 tog, p4 – 27 sts. Row 9: P4, k3 tog, p3, M1k, k3,MB, k3, M1k, p3, k3 tog, p4 – 25 sts. Row 11: P4, M1k, k1, M1k, p3, SSK, k5, k2 tog, p3, M1k, k1, M1k, p4 – 27 sts. Row 13: P4, M1k, k3, M1k, p3, SSK, k3, k2 tog, p3, M1k, k3, M1k, p4 – 29 sts. Row 15: P4, M1k, k5, M1k, p3, SSK, k1, k2 tog, p3, M1k, k5, M1k, p4 – 31 sts. Row 17: P4, M1k, k3, MB, k3, M1k, p3, k3 tog, p3, M1k, k3, MB, k3, M1k, p4 – 33 sts. Row 18: Rep Row 2. Rep Rows 3 – 18 until piece measures approximately 23 1/2” from beg, end on WS with Row 18 – 33 sts. Dec Row 1 (RS): (P2 tog) twice, k1, (k2 tog) 4 times, p1, (p2 tog) 3 times, (k2 tog) 4 times, k1, (p2 tog) twice – 18 sts. Next row: K2, (p2, k2) 4 times. Dec Row 2 (RS): P2, SSK, work to last 4 sts, k2 tog, p2 – 16 sts. Rep Dec Row 2 every RS row 5 times more, end on WS – 6 sts. 2nd Tie: Work same as 1st tie for 6”, end on WS. Bind off.

FLOWERS (Make 2): With crochet hook, ch 4, join with a sl st to form a ring.

Rnd 1: * Ch 3, sl st in ring, rep from * 7 times more. Fasten off. Sew one flower to the end of each tie.

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