A Basic Bulky Ear Warmer is the perfect crochet pattern for gifting and donating. Make these ear warmers with bulky yarn and they work up so fast! Keep reading for the free crochet pattern.
Crochet for a Good Cause
Every winter, I like to take some of my projects and leave them around town for random people to find, and the basic bulky ear warmer is a great project to do that with. I like to set a tag out with mine so that the finder knows they can keep it. Let me know if you try this, too!
Show off Your Crochet Projects
Don’t forget to share pictures of your projects with me in my Facebook Group or by tagging @leftinknots on Instagram. I can’t wait to see what you make!
Basic Bulky Ear Warmer - Free Crochet Pattern
- Loops and Threads Charisma (approx. 36 yards) or a comparable Category 5 Bulky yarn
- 6.5mm crochet hook (I used Clover Amour)
- Scissors - I always keep these travel scissors in my hook case
- Yarn needle
- 1 - 1 1/2” button
Abbreviations (written in U.S. terms):
- ch: chain
- SC: single crochet
- HDC: half double crochet
- HDC2Tog: half double crochet two together
5 sts x 3 rows = 2” square in HDC
- ch stitches at the beginning of rows do not count as a stitch
- to adjust the length of the ear warmer, add or subtract rows between Rows 8-28
Row 1: HDC in the second ch from the hook and HDC across (6) Turn.
Row 2: ch 1, HDC in next two sts, ch 2, skip 2, HDC in last two sts (6) Turn.
Row 3-4: ch 1, HDC across (6) Turn.
Row 5: ch 1, 2 HDC in first st, HDC in next 4, 2 HDC in last st (8) Turn.
Row 6: ch 1, HDC across (8) Turn.
Row 7: ch 1, 2 HDC in first st, HDC in next 6, 2 HDC in last st (10) Turn.
Row 8-28: ch 1, HDC across (10) Turn.
Row 29: ch 1, HDC2Tog, HDC in next 6, HDC2Tog (8) Turn.
Row 30: ch 1, HDC across (8) Turn.
Row 31: ch 1, HDC2Tog, HDC in next 4, HDC2Tog (6) Turn.
Row 32-35: ch 1, HDC across (6) Turn.
Do not tie off at the end of Row 35. Ch 1 and SC around the outside edge of the ear warmer. When you reach the first SC of the border, attach with a slip stitch, tie off and weave in ends.
Sew a button on the ear warmer in desired location between Rows 32-35.
More Free Crochet Patterns You'll Love
Find all FREE CROCHET PATTERNS here
Now the legal stuff...You may sell items made from this pattern, but please credit me as the original designer. Also, please do not share the written pattern in print or electronically. The photos on this webpage belong to Megan Meyer of Left in Knots and may not be used for product sales/product listings. You may share a link back to my blog if you would like someone else to see or work with this pattern. Thank you for your cooperation and if you have any questions please feel free to contact me!
This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for supporting free patterns and yarn deals from Left in Knots!