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Pannband/ Headband

I have  a friend called Helena. Helena´s got skills, lots of skills, like blogging skills, baking skills and sewing skills. The skill that has inspired me most is her knitting. Helena made a cardigan Emma made a cardigan, Helena made a scarf, Emma made a scarf, Helena made a Headband and now I´ve made a headband.

Needed: Wool and needles that gives you the gauge 10 sts= 10cm. I used some yarn I got from my granny together with 4 mm needles.

knitting abbreviations

Pattern repeat:

Row 1 and 5: Knit

Row 2, 4 and 6: Purl

Row 3: K3 (sl 3 sts onto cn, hold in back, K3, K3 from cn) repeat from ( to ) 2 times, k3

Row 7: (sl 3 sts onto cn, hold in front, K3, K3 from cn) repeat from ( to ) 3 times.

Row 8: Purl


CO 18 sts.

Work in pattern until the headband fits around your head when you stretch it a little, end on RS.

With WS facing: K3, K2tog, K8, K2tog, K3 (=16sts)

Now knit one row and purl one row.

Make buttonholes: K1, K2tog, YO, K4, K2tog, YO, K3, K2tog, YO, K2.

Work three rows in stockinette stitch.

Bind off like this: K3, put the left needle into the first stitch on the right needle. Pull the first stitch over the other 2 sts and off the right needle. Knit one more and continue like before.

Sew on buttons and weave in ends.

If anything is unclear in the pattern or you need help with anything, don´t hesitate to ask! Do also say if you want the pattern in swedish.


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The Glow Worm

a film about being scared of the dark. including an extra clip from Christmas.

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Tuva´s cardigan

Knitted this cardigan for our daughter Tuva.

The pattern is from the magazine Interweave Knits, Winter 2010.

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Used up my red yarns to make this shawl.

Fotograf Helena Månsson.

You can get this free pattern in both Swedish and English.

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I think that 2011 might be a patchwork year. First out is this pillowcase made for a very cute little 1 year old girl called Ellen.

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Sock Light

This is our sock light. Emma knitted the sock and I put a lightbulb in a jar.



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