Lion Brand® Kitty Cat Headbands

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by Lion Brand® Design Team

Lion Brand® Kitty Cat Headbands

Make these quick ears for a last-minute Halloween costume!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1+ hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 16 sts + 22 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in pattern. Instructions are for 2 Headbands, one with Eggplant Inner Ears and one with Beige Inner Ears. Materials are sufficient to make multiple headbands.
  • 2
    HEADBAND OUTER EAR (make 4): With Black, and leaving a long yarn tail, cast on 12 sts. Row 1 (WS): Purl. Row 2: K1, ssk, k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1 – 10 sts at the end of this row. Rows 3-8: Rep last 2 rows three times – 4 sts at the end of Row 8. Row 9: P1, p2tog, p1 – 3 sts. Row 10: K3tog. Fasten off.
  • 3
    HEADBAND INNER EAR (make 2 with Eggplan and 2 with Beige): With Eggplan or Beige, cast on 10 sts. Row 1 (WS): Purl. Row 2: K1, ssk, k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1 – 8 sts. Rows 3-6: Rep last 2 rows two times – 4 sts at the end of Row 6. Row7: P1, p2tog, p1 – 3 sts. Row 8: K3tog. Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail for sewing.
  • 4
    Layer an Inner Ear onto each Outer Ear. With yarn tails from Inner Ears, sew Inner Ears to Outer Ears. With yarn tails from Outer Ear, slightly gather base of each ear by weaving yarn tail through sts. Weave in ends. Glue Ears to Headbands leaving about 3 in. (7.5 cm) between Ears.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1+ hours

Project Supplies

  • Lion Brand® Vanna’s Choice® Black 104213519
  • Lion Brand® Vanna’s Choice® Eggplant 100367373
  • Lion Brand® Vanna’s Choice® Beige 104213508
  • Lion Brand® Knitting Needles U.S. 9/5.5 mm 104239389
  • Lion Brand® Blunt End Needles Large Eye 6 pc. 104755288
  • Aleene's® 4 oz. Max Tacky Adhesive™ 104735584
  • Headbands (2)
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