Soft, cozy, and warm…my favorite things about cold weather! Bundling up with cozy accessories, with a hot latte or cup of tea in hand! When I set to design the Alpen Ear Warmer I kept the soft and snuggly in mind while of course including some texture!
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Soft and Warm
The Alpen Ear Warmer works up really quick, using bulky yarn!
The pattern is worked in the round then you can cinch closed or leave open!
The stitches stand out with with regular yarn or have a nice cozy look with a fuzzy yarn!
The Tester Pictures
My testers had some great colour combos with the Alpen Ear Warmer Test! Aren’t they fantastic?! Some yarns the testers chose are: Bernat Softee Chunky, Loops & Threads Barcelona, Loops & Threads Charisma, Lion Brand Homespun, Red Heart Reflective, and Lion Brand Hue+Me!
Alpen Ear Warmer Pattern
- Approx. 30 – 65 yards of #5 bulky weight yarn I used *Red Heart Hygge and *Caron X Pantone
- 8.0mm crochet hook. I used *Furls Odyssey Hook
- *Yarn needle
- *Tape measure
3 mcl x 4 rows of mcl, sc = 2″ Pattern for gauge: same as pattern
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Adult Small: Best fit for 21″-22″ head circumference Length of chain before joining 19″-20″ (slight stretch) Width: 4.5″
Available in the Premium PDF: Child, Toddler, Adult Small, and Adult Large
- ch – Chain
- sc – Single Crochet
- mcl – Mixed Clusterst(s) – Stitch(es)
- sk – Skip
- st(s) – Stitch(es)
- Rnd – Round
- yo- yarn over
- slst – Slip Stitch
- US Terminology
- All beginning ch1 and 2 do not count as a stitch
- Ear warmer is worked in the round
- To adjust width, continue with row repeats until desired size. To adjust circumference (length) use multiples of 2 + 1
Mixed Cluster (mcl): Yo, insert hook into indicated st, yo, pull up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops, sk 1 st, yo, insert hook into next st, yo, pull up a loop, yo, insert hook into same st, yo, pull up a loop, yo, pull through all loops on hook (6), ch1. Begin the next mcl in the same st as the completed mcl just used.
Alpen Ear Warmer
Best fit for 21″-22″ head circumference
Join ch with a slst, being careful not to twist, ch1
Rnd 1: Sc in the second ch from the hook and each ch around, slst to the top of the ch1, ch2 (46 sc).
Rnd 2: Starting in same st as the ch2, mcl around, (see st tutorial), slst to the top of the ch2, ch1 (23 mcl).
Rnd 3: Sc in each st around, slst to the top of the ch1, ch2 (46 sc).
Rnd 4-9: Repeat rounds 2 and 3.
Once you’ve completed the final round, tie off leaving long tail to cinch ear warmer and weave in.
Using your yarn needle and long tail, weave through the fabric down the ear warmer and pull to cinch. Secure the cinch on the back and weave in all ends.
There you have it! Your very own Alpen Ear Warmer!
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