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Dreadlock wrangler headwrap


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  • Lace

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I was looking for a good solution to keep my dreadlock babies in check during this summer. I wanted something cute and handmade. I had a clear vision of what it needed to be, but could not find a pattern to work for me, so I came up with my own. ;) This pattern only uses a tiny bit of yarn. So it's great to use up the leftovers we all have laying around. (if you use other yarn than fixation, you may want to check the length you have to make the finished headband, since it might not stretch quite as much as the fixation does.) Cute headband to wrangle and tame your dreadlocks (should you have them) if not it will keep your hair in check just as well. This headband comes in two sizes. One size goes around your head twice, the other one only once. You can also decide, if you want to tie, or button it. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit stitch, purl stitch, lace knitting GAUGE one repeat of the chart = 4.5 x 5.5 inches SUGGESTED YARN 100 yards of DK weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Cascade Fixation

Supplies Needed

  • neeldes size US 7 (4.5mm), yarn needle to sew in ends
  • button (optional)

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Slipknot Designs
Slipknot Designs
My username is goddessofwhimsy on Raverly and my website is I am a freelance designer for many years now. I have designed for Plymouth yarns, Koigu, The Alpaca yarn company, Darn Good Yarn and many more. My designs have been published in Vogue knitting. At the moment I am looking for a company to take me on as their in house designer. I would love to be part of a team. I still do freelance designing and even custom knitting through my newly established designing firm Slipknot designs. I no longer sell the rights to any of my designs. I have been taught to knit when I was 5 or six, by my Grandmother in Bavaria, where I was born and raised. I have knitted and crochet on and off throughout the years. At 24 I came to the States, met the most wonderful of all husbands and needed something to do when the kids would take naps and my husband was at work. I also lived right across the street from a shop that sold yarn and needles and other crafty things. One afternoon I went and got myself some cotton and a crochet hook and the rest is history! I want to give a thanks to my husband at this point, who has put up with my antics over the years and has been encouraging me and believing in me always! Thank you baby! I love you! And to my children: I think you are the most amazing little monkeys around and I would not want to be without any of you ever again!