The Celtic Winters Ear Warmer has a stunning texture, and the Celtic weave stitch is actually much easier to crochet than it looks! Keep reading for the free crochet pattern and a video stitch tutorial.
I designed the Celtic Winters Ear Warmer to match a pattern from my 2016 Collection, the Celtic Winters Cowl. Now, please excuse my lack of color coordination between the two pieces...if you want to make a matching set you absolutely can! I just wanted to show how beautiful this Celtic weave stitch looks in a lighter colorway as well as the Taupe/Charcoal colorway that I used on the original cowl.
Don't be intimidated by this stitch! It's a two row repeat and I have a video tutorial down below to get you started! The Celtic Winters Cowl was one of my most popular patterns from last year's collection, so I hope you will love adding this ear warmer to the the set!
Seven Days of Scarfie Crochet Pattern Collection #2
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Celtic Winters Ear Warmer - Free Crochet Pattern
- Lion Brand Scarfie yarn (‘Cream/Teal’ pictured) or approx. 65 yds. of a comparable yarn. If you substitute your yarn please check your gauge and adjust accordingly if needed.
- 6.0 mm crochet hook (I use Clover Amour)
- Yarn needle
- Scissors - I always keep these travel scissors in my hook case
Abbreviations (written in U.S. terms):
- Ch: chain
- sl st: slip stitch
- HDC: half-double crochet
- FHDC: foundation half double crochet - One Dog Woof has a nice tutorial here
- FPTr: Front post treble crochet
Helpful Video Tutorials
10 sts x 8 rows = 4” square in HDC
- Length = 4.5"
- Width = 8.75"
- Chain stitches do not count as a stitch
- The end of each round is attached to the first stitch of that round with a slip stitch
- The tension in this project is moderately loose.
- I started this project with FHDC stitches so that it had extra stretch. If you prefer starting with a chain, I also have a note on how to do that included in the instructions.
Round 1: FHDC 48 stitches. Attach the last stitch to the first stitch with a sl st making sure there are no twists
(I started this project with FHDC stitches. If you are unfamiliar with this technique or prefer starting with chain stitches you can start with a ch 49. Then Round 1 would just be HDC in the second ch from the hook and HDC around.)
Round 2: ch 1, HDC around (48)
Round 3 (first round of celtic weave stitch): Ch 3, *skip 2 sts, FPTr in next 2, working OVER your previous two stitches- FPTr in the two skipped stitches. Repeat from * around. This will create a round of crossed stitches (12 sets total, 48 sts).
Round 4: Ch 3, skip 4 stitches, FPTr in next 2 sts, then working BEHIND the posts of your previous two stitches- FPTr in the 3rd and 4th stitch you skipped at the beginning of the round, *skip 2, FPTr in next 2 sts, then working BEHIND the posts of your previous two stitches FPTr in the two skipped stitches. Repeat from * around. (48)
Round 5: Ch 3, skip 4 stitches, FPTr in next 2 sts, then working OVER the posts of your previous two stitches- FPTr in the 3rd and 4th stitch you skipped at the beginning of the round, *skip 2, FPTr in next 2 sts, then working OVER the posts of your previous two stitches FPTr in the two skipped stitches. Repeat from * around. (48)
Round 6: Ch 3, skip 4 stitches, FPTr in next 2 sts, then working BEHIND the posts of your previous two stitches- FPTr in the 3rd and 4th stitch you skipped at the beginning of the round, *skip 2, FPTr in next 2 sts, then working BEHIND the posts of your previous two stitches FPTr in the two skipped stitches. Repeat from * around. (48)
Round 7-8: ch 1, HDC around (48)
Tie off yarn and weave in ends.
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