Friday, August 30, 2013

Chunky Crochet Ear Warmer - - - FREE Pattern

I'm sharing the pattern for my Chunky Crochet Ear Warmer, I love it so much I've decided this one is mine!!!  Make one for yourself, make one for a friend.  They are great gifts and work up quickly!  Have FUN!!

What you will need - - -

Crochet hooks size N and G

Bulky weight yarn - Main color

Worsted weight yarn - Contrast color

 

Earwarmer - With main color and N hook, chain 44.  Join with slip stitch to first chain being careful not to twist the chain.

Round 1 – Ch 1, hdc in each st around, join with sl st to first hdc (44st)

Round 2 – Ch 1, hdc in blo in each st around, join with sl st to first hdc (44st)

Round 3 thru 5 – Repeat round 2.

Fasten off, weave in ends.

 

Flower - With worsted weight and G hook

Round 1 - chain 4, join with sl st to make loop, (sc, ch3, sc) 5 times in the loop.

Round 2 – (sc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, sc) in each of the 5 loops of round 1.

Round 3 – working behind petals, (sc around spoke of petal, ch 4) around.

Round 4 – (sc, ch 1, 5 dc, ch 1, sc) around.

Round 5 – working behind petals, (sc around spoke of petal, ch 5) around.

Round 6 – (sc, ch 1, 7 dc, ch 1, sc) around.

Join with sl st to first ch, fasten off weave in ends.

Attach button to center of flower and use hot glue to attach flower to alligator clip.

Tips

- Don’t have any Bulky yarn on hand?  No problem,  just double up on worsted weight holding 2 strands together throughout! (Pictured below)

-  Easily make your ear warmer bigger or smaller by changing the number of beginning chains.

- Make a chain and wrap it around your head to determine length of chain that is right for you, but be sure to allow for stretch!

 
 

12 comments:

  1. This was the perfect width! I should have probably chained a few more before starting though...I think I would prefer a button so I don't mess up my hair getting it on and off...is there an easy way to mod this to add a buttonhole and not slip stitch together at the seam? I'm a beginner.

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  2. Allison, you don't need to make a button hole.. Just get a button as big as the hole in the headband. Sew button on band,I would use 2 large decorative buttons on this one and have those new the decoration instead of the flower.

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  3. Alison, this ear warmer is worked in the round, not in rows. A button hole would not work for this type of pattern. I am attaching a link for a free pattern on ravelry that I have done that is worked in rows! This one shouldn't mess up your hair!

    http://www.ravelry.com/projects/caripta85/quick-winter-headband

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  4. What does "in blo in" mean on round 2 of the ear warmer, and what is the spoke of the petal could you be a bit more descriptive please or show some pictures?

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  5. Does this pattern fit snuggly on the head, but yet has some stretch factor to it so it can fit anyone's head?
    Thank you.

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  6. Can you clarify Round 3 please? I'm not sure how to sc behind the petal. Thanks!

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  7. This is just what I was looking for to make for my daughter. I hope I have the right crochet hooks. Thanks for the pattern.

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  8. I did mine in rows with pattern above and came out perfect

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  9. I was wondering which side you considered the front on the band. I couldn't tell by your pictures. Thank you!

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