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Sunflower headband for June

Please join us Wednesday, June 12 from 3:00 to 4:30 at the Meadows branch of the Boulder Public Library. Thanks to Katharine for this month's pattern, the Sunflower headband. The pattern and chart are below. You will need about an ounce of worsted weight yarn and circular needles in US #7 or 8 (4.5-5 mm). Make sure to go to the bottom of this post/email to see the blanket square patterns for June.  Sunflower Headband This pattern features a sunflower motif done in knit and purl stitches in the round. The motif is an 18 stitch repeat over 19 rows. The adult size has 5 pattern repeats and the child size has 4 pattern repeats, using worsted weight yarn on circular needles US size 7 or 8.  I used just over 1 ounce of Cascade 220 Superwash to complete the adult headband. My gauge measured 4 stitches per inch stockinette, blocked. Instructions: Cast on 90 stitches long-tail for Adult size, 72 stitches for Child size. Join in the round. Row 1:  Knit Row 2:  Purl Row 3:  Knit Begin sunflow