Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout November and December, some of my favorite blogging friends will be stopping by Positively Splendid to share some of their best holiday ideas in the third annual Swell Noël series. You can stay up-to-date on all of the fantastic ideas shared throughout the series by following the Swell Noël 2013 Pinterest board, and also by following the #SwellNoel hashtag on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Instagram. Help we welcome the very talented Cindy from Skip to My Lou, who is here today to share a sweet crochet ear warmer that would make the perfect holiday gift!
I love making handmade gifts and this crochet ear warmer is a simple project that cam be completed quickly and makes a beautiful useful gift! If you are looking for more handmade gifts please come visit my Handmade Gift Guide!
How to crochet an Ear Warmer
Hook G, worsted weight yarn (I used a cotton)
(This is the same stitch as my favorite crochet dish cloth. I love how it makes a scalloped border without having to crochet around the edge. The dish cloths are also super simple to make and make a great handmade gift)
Row 1: Chain 16, double crochet, chain 2, single crochet into 4th chain from hook, * Skip next 3 chains, work 2 double crochets, chain 2, single crochet in next chain stitch*,Repeat the stitches between * * to the end of the row.
Row 2: Chain 2 turn, double crochet, chain 2, single crochet in 1st chain 2 space, 2 double crochets, chain 2, single crochet into each remaining Chain 2 spaces across to end.
Weave in loose ends. Sew the ends of the strip together with a yarn needle.
Crochet a huge flower to make it extra fun! I used this crochet flower pattern. I added one extra row to make it even bigger by repeating the last row in the pattern.
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Cindy is always up to something fun over at Skip to My Lou! A huge thank you to her for stopping by today to share this lovely pattern with us!