Valley Yarns 985 Siskin Kit - Model (01)
  • Fiber Content: 72% Kid Mohair/ 28% Mulberry Silk
  • Weight: DK, Sport, Worsted
  • Gauge: 4.5-6 sts = 1" on US 3-8
  • Weight/Yardage: 50g/460yds
  • Care: Hand Wash, Dry Flat
  • Country Of Origin: South Africa
  • Author: Susan Baron

Valley Yarns 985 Siskin Kit

The Valley Yarns Siskin Kit includes the PDF pattern download and the two colors of Southampton yarn needed to knit this cabled headband.

Siskin is an elegant accessory that is has a great mix of beauty and function. Soft and lightweight, this headband will also be warm with the double strands of Valley Yarns Southampton used throughout. This blend of mohair and silk produces a fabric that is airy, soft, and warm with a sheen underneath its halo. These qualities pair with the large-scale cable featured on Siskin to create a beautiful headband with a luxurious feel. Siskin is knit flat in one piece beginning with a provisional cast on and finishing with the two ends being grafted together with Kitchener stitch. Cable pattern is both charted and written out.

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Skill Level: 
Sizes: One Size
Finished Measurements: 
   Circumference – 22½” 
   Width – 4½” 
Yarn Included: Valley Yarns Southampton (72% Kid Mohair/ 28% Mulberry Silk; 25g/230yds)
    Color 1 – 1 ball #28 North Sea
    Color 2 – 1 ball #14 Natural
Needles: US 6 (4.00mm) 24” circular and spare needle for grafting Shop Knitting Needles
Hook: US G/6 (4.00mm)
Gauge: 29 sts and 32 rows = 4” in cable pattern with one strand of each color held together, lightly blocked

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This pattern was updated on 02/21/2020. View errata here. If you purchased the PDF version, the newest version is available in your pattern library.

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