Crochet the Candied Ginger Ear Warmer with the spiked V-stitch and yarn from your stash. This easy ear warmer has tons of texture and works up quickly making it a perfect teacher gift, donation and more. Keep reading for the free crochet pattern.
A Light Weight Crochet Ear Warmer Made with Scarfie Yarn
One of my favorite things about Scarfie yarn is that it is so light and lofty. I especially love using it in crochet patterns like this Candied Ginger Ear Warmer because it creates a light weight piece that still packs all the warmth you need for winter.
Seven Days of Scarfie Pattern Collection #6
This pattern is part of my Seven Days of Scarfie pattern collections. Whether you are new to Seven Days of Scarfie or you have been making along with me every single year; I am so happy you are joining in the fun! Seven Days of Scarfie started on a total whim in 2016, and I have gotten so much positive feedback on the patterns that I just keep going with it every year.
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A Crochet Ear Warmer with a Matching Scarf
If you have been following my Seven Days of Scarfie pattern event for a little while; you may recognize the Candied Ginger set. Last year I designed the Candied Ginger Infinity Scarf and just a few days ago I released the Candied Ginger Beanie. I love this stitch so much that I had to make a coordinating ear warmer to wear on the days that my hair is up in a messy bun!
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Candied Ginger Ear Warmer - Free Crochet Pattern
- One skein of Lion Brand Scarfie Yarn (‘Ice/Gold’ pictured) or approx. 55 yards of a comparable Category 4 or 5 yarn. Find some of my substitution suggestions here.
- J/6.0mm crochet hook - I love 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
- sk: skip
- HDC: half double crochet
- HDC2Tog: half double crochet two together
- DC: double crochet
- DCV: double crochet v-stitch
- DCSV: Double crochet spike v-stitch
Double Crochet V-Stitch: (DC, ch 1, DC)
Double Crochet Spike V-Stitch: (DC, ch 1, DC) while inserting your hook one row below your next st space.
Related Video Tutorials
How to Crochet the Spiked V-Stitch (right handed video loads with the page)
7 sts x 4 rows = 2" square in HDC
- The chain stitches at the beginning of each row do not count as a stitch.
- This pattern is written to fit an average adult. The size can easily be adjusted by adding or subtracting rows between Rows 14-30.
Row 1: HDC in third ch from the hook and HDC across (7) Turn.
Row 2: ch 2, HDC across (7) Turn.
Row 3: ch 2, HDC in 2, ch 3, skip 3 sts, HDC in last 2 sts (7) Turn.
Row 4-6: ch 2, HDC across (7) Turn.
Row 7: ch 2, 2 HDC in first st, HDC in next 5, 2 HDC in last st (9) Turn.
Row 8: ch 2, HDC across (9) Turn.
Row 9: ch 2, 2 HDC in first st, HDC in next 7, 2 HDC in last st (11) Turn.
Row 10: ch 2, 2 HDC in first st, HDC in next 9, 2 HDC in last st (13) Turn.
Row 11: ch 2, DC in two sts, sk 1, DCV, sk 2, DCV, sk 2, DCV, sk 1, DC in two sts. Turn.
Row 12: ch 2, HDC across. Turn.
Row 13: ch 2, DC in two sts, sk 1, DCSV, sk 2, DCSV, sk 2, DCSV, sk 1, DC in two sts. Turn.
Row 14-30: repeat Row 12 on even rows and Row 13 on odd rows.
Row 31: ch 2, HDC2tog, HDC in 9, HDC2tog (11) Turn.
Row 32: ch 2, HDC across (11) Turn.
Row 33: ch 2, HDC2tog, HDC in 7, HDC2tog (9) Turn.
Row 34: ch 2, HDC across (9) Turn.
Row 35: ch 2, HDC2tog, HDC in 5, HDC2tog (7) Turn.
Row 36-40: ch 2, HDC across (7) Turn.
Tie off yarn and weave in ends. Attach the button in the center of Rows 36-40.
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