The Fast Crochet Ear Warmer is a pattern you will want to keep in your pattern collection! It is perfect for fast, last-minute gifts, donations, or even a quick project just for you. Use chinky yarn to make this pattern in child and adult sizes. Keep reading for the free crochet pattern.
Use Chunky Yarn from your Stash
Psssst…..can I let you in on a little secret? Chunky yarn makes projects SO. MUCH. FASTER. Where a typical crochet ear warmer probably takes about an hour to make (depending on the pattern); you can whip one of these babies up in less than one episode of The Office!
Accent with Faux Fur Yarn
The other thing I love about these ear warmers is that they use hardly any yarn. I can easily make 3 adult sized ear warmers out of one ball of Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick and Quick - and that fur border accent takes just scraps from your stash.
Great Crochet Project for Last Minute Gifts
Seriously if you need to make a last minute Christmas gift or just want to have some extra ear warmers around for you and your kids - grab a ball or two of yarn and get busy! You’ll have these made in no time. I made 5 the other day during nap time alone.
Fast Chunky Ear Warmer- Free Crochet Pattern
- Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick and Quick (approx. 35 yards for adult size)
- Lion Brand Go for Faux (optional)
- 10mm crochet hook - I love Clover Amour
- Scissors - I always keep these travel scissors in my hook case
- Yarn needle
Abbreviations (written in U.S. terms):
- ch: chain
- sl st: slip stitch
- st: stitch
- sk: skip
- SC: single crochet
- DC: half double crochet
4 sts x 2 rows = 2” square using (SC, DC), sk 1 repeat
- Width (adult - no border) = 9.5”
- Length (adult - no border) = 3.5”
- Width (child - no border) = 9”
- Length (child - no border) = 2.5”
- Chain stitches at the beginning of rows do not count as a stitch
- This pattern is easily customizable in size. You can increase or decrease the circumference of the ear warmer by adding or subtracting ch sts in increments of 2. You can increase or decrease the length of the ear warmer by adding rows. If you modify the pattern your yarn usage will differ from mine.
ch 30 (child) or 32 (adult) using Wool Ease Thick and Quick or comparable yarn
Round 1: ch 1, SC in each ch st around. Attach to the first st of the round with a sl st.
Round 2-3 (child) or 4 (adult): ch 1, *(SC, DC) in the first st, sk 1, repeat from * around. Attach to the first st of the round with a sl st.
Last Round: ch 1, SC in each st around. Attach to the first st of the round with a sl st.
Adding the Border (Optional)
Attach faux fur yarn with a sl st to the last round of your piece (Round 4 for child size, Round 5 for adult size). ch 1, and SC in each st of the round. Attach to the first st of the round with a sl st. Tie off and cut your yarn.
Attach faux fur yarn with a sl st to the bottom of your starting ch round. ch 1, and SC in each st of the round. Attach to the first st of the round with a sl st.
Tie off yarn and weave in all ends.
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