Cast on 45 sts
1st Row: K1, P1 to end
2nd Row: P1, K1 to end
Continue these 2 rows until band measures 3cm, ending with a right side row.
Next row: * K8, K2tog, repeat from * across row until last 5 sts, K5 (41 sts)
Change to 4mm needles
Next row: Purl
Next row: Inc. 1 st at each end of row (43)
Continue in st st until work measures 12cm from beginning.
Cast off on Knit row.
Make a second piece, same as above.
Join side seams and top attach 2 pom poms
(made with Pom pom maker).