Brownie Knits offers whimsical and artsy designs in both knitting and crochet. With 15 years of publishing experience, Brownie Knits focuses on providing well-written patterns that are designed to be ...
Brownie Knits offers whimsical and artsy designs in both knitting and crochet. With 15 years of publishing experience, Brownie Knits focuses on providing well-written patterns that are designed to be fun to make and fun to use. A great hat and fun afghans are design favorites, so you will find lots of those in our shop.
For those non-crafters of the world, we also offer finished products via our Etsy store (www.etsy.com/shop/brownieknits). For additional pattern support and to see what we are up to, check out www.ginakanouse.blogspot.com and BrownieKnits.com.
If you love spending time at the beach, pool, or lake, you need a Beachband! This functional knitted piece can be worn scrunched up as a headband or spread out to cover your wet or unkept hair. Knitted out of a rayon and linen blend or cotton and linen blend, you don't have to worry about it being hot or the fact that you will get it wet in the pool. The Beachband is a great way to show off your knits in the summer while keeping you looking stylish! The button band allows for the perfect fit too!
User level: Intermediate
Skills include knitting flat and simple increases and decreases.
Sizes: The adjustable button band makes this Beachband sure to fit all adults. The finished length is 20 inches, but it stretches for larger heads and buttons to fewer inches for smaller circumference.
Yarn: 1 ball of Berroco Lago (103 yards/skein); this is a worsted weight yarn OR 1 ball of Knit Picks Cotlin (123 yards/skein); this is a dk weight yarn
Gauge: 5 sts = 1 inch in St st
Needles/Notions: US 7 or size needed to get gauge
.75 or 1 inch button
Needle to sew on button
Not a knitter and want to order a custom size/color? Convo us on the Etsy shop and we can do that, too!
5 sts / inch over Stockinette Stitch