Bumpy Ridges Earwarmer by Dianne Hunt

Bumpy Ridges Earwarmer

Crochet
February 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 10 rows = 4 inches
5.5 mm (I)
110 - 120 yards (101 - 110 m)
S/M & L/XL
US
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I wanted something that was wide enough to fully cover my ears to protect them from the cold Maryland weather. The Bumpy Ridges Earwarmer/Headband is just that; it’s wide and fits comfortably. The cluster stitches give it a fun, textured look that will complement your hair, regardless of the length. It’s easily customizable to fit you just how you like it although it comes in two sizes: S/M & L/XL. The Bumpy Ridges Earwamer/Headband is also a great stash buster for any 1/2 skeins you may have, or for those skeins you have in only one color. I made two of them in different colors for different looks when I wear them.

Materials

  • Yarn – Red Heart Soft, #4, worsted weight yarn, 100% acrylic – 110 yards
  • Hook – I-9/5.5mm hook
  • Notions – tapestry needle, scissors

Size
S/M – to fit up to 21” head circumference
L/XL – to fit up to 23” head circumference

Gauge
In sc sts
8sts x 10 rows = 2”

Stitch Abbreviation
Ch – chain; st(s) – stitch(es); sc – single crochet; ea – each; blo – back loop only; RS – right side, YO – yarn over,

Special Stitches
3dc Cluster stitch – YO, insert hook into st, pull up loop, YO, pull through 2 loops 3x, YO, pull through all 4 loops on hook

Experience Level
Easy+

Pattern Notes

  • Ch1 does not equal a stitch.
  • Make your sl sts loose.
  • You can make your piece smaller or bigger by repeating rows 2-5 however many times you’d like, then continue with the rest of the finishing rows. Measure on head as you go to make sure you have a comfortable fit.

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