Autumn Embrace Ear Warmer by Jessica Ays

Autumn Embrace Ear Warmer

Knitting
November 2023
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in pattern stitch, worked flat, after blocking.
US 8 - 5.0 mm
97 yards (89 m)
One Size (easily customizable)
low vision format available
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Greet the fall season with the Autumn Embrace Ear Warmer. Crafted with love and infused with creativity, this accessory will be your perfect companion for those crisp, cool days when love is in the air.

Each stitch mirrors the intricate, intertwined connection of hearts. The close-woven cables symbolize the unity of two souls, as warm and comforting as a shared mug of spiced cider on a chilly evening.

As you wear this cozy ear warmer, imagine the rustling of fallen leaves underfoot and the scent of pumpkin spice in the air, a romantic backdrop for stolen glances and sweet moments. Let it remind you of the simple pleasures of life – a shared laugh, a stolen kiss, and the feeling of being wrapped in love’s gentle embrace.

Whether you’re strolling hand in hand through a pumpkin patch or cozying up by the fire pit, let your Autumn Embrace Ear Warmer be a reminder that love is the thread that weaves through every season. Bask in the magic of fall as you enjoy wearing your own beautifully textured accessory with intricate cables.

Practice a variety of cable stitches as you knit, working with a cable needle, or use the bonus instructions to explore knitting cables without a cable needle – the choice is yours!

The ear warmer is knit flat and seamed during finishing, making it simple to customize the length to fit any recipient. This ear warmer is a fabulous project to create with your scrap yarn for a last-minute gift.

The pattern has:
• fully written instructions,
• the repeat is charted, so you can take your pick to work from,
• and a large print version for Low Vision and Screen Reader accessibility.

Plus, as a BONUS … the Autumn Embrace Ear Warmer includes written instructions for knitting these cable stitches without a cable needle so you can impress all your yarnie friends at knit night!

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FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
(circumference is easily customizable)
Circumference: 21”/53.5 cm
Width: 4”/10 cm
Overlap: 1”/2.5 cm

YARN
Worsted weight yarn in 1 color; approximately 97 yards/88.5 m.

Sample uses Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Worsted (100% Peruvian Highland Wool, 110 yards/100 m per 50 g), 1 ball in Persimmon Heather.

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
• US 8/5 mm needles, straight or circular (or size needed to obtain gauge)
• Darning Needle
• Stitch Markers, 2 total
• Row Counter (or scrap paper)
• Cable Needle - optional - find my favorite ones here (affiliate link)

GAUGE
26 sts and 36 rows = 4”/10 cm, worked flat in pattern, after blocking.

Use a needle that produces a blocked fabric with a look and drape that you are happy with.

Gauge is not crucial to this pattern, but keep in mind that variance in gauge will also affect the amount of yarn used as well as the overall size of your ear warmer.



LARGE PRINT VERSION FOR LOW-VISIBILITY & SCREEN READER ACCESS:
All directions are fully written out. Abbreviations have been removed to allow the pattern to be read clearly by screen reader software.

Vision Accessibility:
This pattern includes a PDF download written in 24-point sans serif font in the all-black text. It has no italics. All of the directions are entirely written out. The text in this LVA file is left-justified, with 1-inch margins, and all in one column.

Screen Reader Accessibility:
The LVA version of this pattern is also screen reader accessible. It has been formatted, reviewed, and tested to work with a screen reader.



This pattern has been professionally tech-edited and test-knit.