Crochet this Knotted Ear Warmer by using a simple rectangle, the star stitch and this free pattern. This pattern is fast and inexpensive to make with your leftover yarn scraps! Keep reading for the free Snow Drops Knotted Ear Warmer crochet pattern.
A Crochet Knotted Ear Warmer Made with Yarn Scraps
With the seemingly impossible twist in the front - this knotted appearance is really made from just a simple crochet rectangle. The Snow Drops Knotted Ear Warmer pattern adds another option to my most popular collection of free crochet patterns.
Make this Crochet Ear Warmer with Leftover Yarn
Crochet this knotted ear warmer with just 70 yards of worsted weight yarn. I used Caron Cakes yarn which is why it has the color block appearance. To achieve this same effect you could use two or three different scraps of leftover yarn from your stash. This ear warmer is truly quick and inexpensive to make!
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Snow Drops Knotted Ear Warmer - Free Crochet Pattern
- Caron Cakes yarn (‘Faerie Cake’ pictured) or approx. 7 yards of a comparable Category 4 yarn.
- I/5.5mm 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
- LOH: loops on hook
- SC: single crochet
- HDC: half double crochet
First star stitch of a row: Ch 2, Insert hook into back loop of the second ch from the hook and pull up a loop (2 LOH), insert hook into front loop of the same ch stitch and pull up a loop (3 LOH), insert into the next 3 sts and pull up a loop through each one (6 LOH). YO and pull through all 6 loops, ch 1 to make the "eye" of the star.
Star stitch: Insert hook into the "eye" of the previous star and pull up a loop (2 LOH), insert hook into the last post of the previous star and pull up a loop (3 LOH), insert your hook into the last stitch of the previous star and pull up a loop (4 LOH), insert hook into the next 2 sts and pull up a loop in each one (6 LOH). YO and pull through all 6 loops, ch 1 to make the "eye of the star.
Related Video Tutorial
How to Crochet the Star Stitch in the Round (find the left handed video here)
Approx. 22" long after Row 1
Length (before joining): 22”
- The chain stitches at the beginning of each row do not count as a stitch.
Row 1: SC in the second ch from the hook and SC across (69)
Row 2: ch 2, make the first star stitch of the row, star stitch across, HDC in the last st (34 stars + 1 HDC). Turn
Row 3: ch 1, 2 SC in each "eye of the star" from the previous row. SC in last stitch of the row (69). Turn.
Row 4-9: Repeat Rows 2 and 3
Row 10: ch 1, SC across. Tie off yarn leaving a long tail.
Creating the Twist
Fold your rectangle right side in so that the two long sides meet (the short sides will be folded in half).
Hold the two folded short sides (photo 1). Place each folded short end together so that where they join alternates between sides (see Photo 2)
Using the tail of yarn from the last row and a yarn needle, sew back and forth between all 4 layers of the short edge until they are completely seemed together (photo 3).
Flip the ear warmer right side out, and you will see the twist! Tie off yarn and weave in ends.
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