Crochet Snugly Textured Chunky Ear Warmer
This Snugly Textured Chunky Ear Warmer is perfect for keeping your ears nice and warm in winter, especially if you don’t want to wear a beanie. The ear warmer has a lovely textured sc/dc pattern which makes it unique and stylish, and with the many colours to choose from by Lion Brand Hometown USA yarn, you definitely won’t have a problem making and wearing one for each outfit.
The snugly textured chunky ear warmer is the perfect 1/2 skein project and it is super quick to crochet. It only takes 30 minutes to crochet, from start to finish. Can you believe that! You should have plenty of leftover yarn, but make sure you keep the leftover yarn from this project as I will have a pattern for the matching wrist warmers soon! You should definitely have enough to make both the ear and wrist warmers using 1 skein. The only factors that you need to take into account are how much yarn you use for the ear warmer, or how long you want your wrist warmers to be. I really enjoyed being able to design a crochet project that was so much faster than all the wraps/ shawls and scarfs that I have been crocheting lately. I truly hope you enjoy the free pattern below.
Please find the written pattern and the YouTube Tutorial below.
1 skein of Lion Brand Hometown USA; 100% Acrylic; 14 ply (AU)/ Super Bulky (US)/ Super Chunky (UK); 1 skein is 74m/ 81 yards (or use any other super bulky weighted yarn to achieve the same gauge)
– I used the colourway Portland Wine
12 mm crochet hook or O/16 crochet hook (US)
Abbreviations (US Terminology)
Ch – Chain
SC – Single Crochet
DC – Double Crochet
St/s – Stitch/es
Rep – Repeat
YO – Yarn Over
SC – Insert hook into st, YO, pull through the stitch, YO, pull through 2 loops to sc 1
DC – YO, insert hook into st, YO, pull through the stitch, YO, pull through 2 loops, YO, pull through 2 loops to dc 1
Length / Circumference = 49 cm / 19″
Width / Height = 11 cm / 4″
Crochet Snugly Textured Chunky Ear Warmer – Free Crochet Pattern
Row 1: Sc 1 into 4th ch from hook (ch 3 acts as 1st dc for row 1), dc 1 into next ch, *sc 1 into next ch, dc 1 into next ch*, rep from * to * across row, ending with a dc 1 into last ch, turn work (3 sc, 4 dc)
Row 2: Ch 2 (turning ch), dc 1 into 1st st, *sc 1 into next ch, dc 1 into next ch*, rep from * to * across row, ending with a dc 1 into last ch, turn work (3 sc, 4 dc)
Repeat row 2 until the length of the rectangle almost touches or joins when it is wrapped around your head.
This yarn will stretch when you wear it, which is why you don’t want the rectangle to already be touching before you join it together. Otherwise, you could end up with an over-sized/ loose fitting ear warmer.
Secure your work when you are happy with the size and leave a long enough tail to be able to seam the rectangle together to make an ear warmer. (Make sure you save the remaining yarn to crochet the matching wrist warmers!)
Example: For my finished ear warmer, I needed to do a total of 23 rows to get the circumference of 49cm / 19″ which ended up stretching to 52cm / 20″ which fits nicely around my head.
– This ear warmer is worked in back and forth rows of single crochet and double crochet to make the textured sc/dc pattern.
– Each row is alternating between dc and sc, always beginning and ending with 1 dc.
– With this pattern, the dc’s are worked in the stitch with the previous rows dc, and the sc’s are worked in the stitch with the previous rows sc. The same stitches are stacked on top of each other every row.
– The chain 2 at the beginning of each row doesn’t count as a stitch, it is only a turning chain.
– To change the circumference of the ear warmer, repeat row 2 of the pattern until the length of the rectangle almost touches or joins when it is wrapped around your head. You don’t want it to already be touching as the work will stretch and may become oversized.
Turning The Rectangle Into An Ear Warmer
Seaming The Rectangle
Fold the rectangle in half so that both of the widths of the rectangle are touching. With the yarn and tapestry needle, whip stitch the two sides together starting at the bottom, going all the way to the top. So weave the needle through the 1st stitch to the corresponding 1st ch, then go into the 2nd stitch and then through that corresponding 2nd ch and repeat this until you reach the top of the work. Your rectangle should now be joined in a circular shape. Don’t forget to secure your work and weave in any remaining ends.
Now you are ready to wear this gorgeous crochet snugly textured chunky ear warmer!
I hope you enjoyed crocheting and absolutely love wearing this ear warmer! To make the matching wrist warmers, please save the rest of the yarn as I will be posting that pattern shortly (depending on how long you make your ear warmer, you should have plenty of yarn from the same ball to make 2 wrist warmers! So you are making 2 projects with 1 ball of yarn. How exciting is that?!)
If you require extra help please watch the YouTube Tutorial below
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