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Kahina Headband

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Named after the Berber queen of the 7th century, the Kahina Headband evokes strength and confidence alongside a soft feminine mystique. When western culture adopted the turban as a fashion accessory in the 18th century, women donned the accessory to portray nobility and power. Today turban inspired headbands are a functional way to stay fashionable in the cold. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY This is an easy level knitting pattern, and the techniques you will need to know are knit and purl. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Width: 4"/10cm Circumference: 18"/46cm but stretches for one size fits all SUGGESTED YARN 106 yards of Bulky weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick

Recommended with this pattern

  • Size 13/9mm double pointed needles
  • 1 skein Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick yarn or approx. 106 yds/97m of another super bulky weight yarn (cat. 6)
  • Large eye blunt needle

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Two of Wands
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