Beat the winter cold with our new Northern Star Collection starting with our ear warmer/headband! Keep your ears toasty warm against the cold in a stylish ear warmer using post stitches for the maximum warmth and comfort possible.
|Medium:||I Love This Yarn 4-ply WW yarn|
|Hook:||Aluminum size I/9 (5.50 mm)|
|Finished Size:||2 1/2″ W (customized)|
|Gauge:||5 rows = approx 2″|
- Tapestry needle
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Northern Star Ear Warmer/Headband
Designed by: Cylinda Mathews
- Sm amt I Love This Yarn medium weight yarn (Blue Cameo Stripe)
- Crochet hook size I/9 (5.50 mm)
- Tapestry needle
Skill Level: Experienced
Finished Size: 2 1/2″ W
Gauge: 3 rows = approx 1″
Front Post Double Crochet/FPdc: yo, insert hook from the front of indicated dc post to the back, around the post and back to the front, draw up a lp, (yo, draw through 2 lps on hook) twice to complete st.
Back Post Double Crochet/BPdc: yo, insert hook from the back of indicated dc post to the front, around the post and back to the back, draw up a lp, (yo, draw through 2 lps on hook) twice to complete the st.
Pattern tested and model made by: Cylinda Mathews
Special thank you to Karen Carnahan for modeling
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Designer Note: For a smaller headband use an H hook, for a larger headband use a J hook. To decrease or increase the size of the headband, use a multiple of ch 2 for desired length to fit around the head.
Ch 60; join with a sl st in first ch to form a ring being careful not to twist the ch.
Rnd 1) Ch 1, sc in joining; (working in the back hump of ea ch); * sc in next ch; rep from * around; join with a sl st in first ch: 60 sc.
Rnd 2) Ch 3 (counts as first dc now and throughout); * dc in next sc; rep from * around; join with a sl st to top of first st: 60 dc.
Rnd 3) Ch 2 (counts as beg FPdc); BPdc around next dc post see special sts; * FPdc around next dc post see special sts, BPdc around next dc post; rep from * around; join with a sl st to top of first st: 30 FPdc/30 BPdc.
Designer Note: For a headband work rnd 4 only and then proceed to rnd 7.
Designer Note 2: When slip stitching around the next post st, slip around the post st from either in front or behind work depending on if the post st is a FPdc or a BPdc. This creates a more uniform appearance. If desired, one can always ch 2 in the joining st and then continue work as directed.
Rnds 4-6) Sl st around next post st; ch 2; BPdc around next post st; * FPdc around next post st, BPdc around next post st; rep from * around; join with a sl st to top of first st: 30 FPdc/30 BPdc.
Rnd 7) Ch 1, sc in joining; * sc in next st; rep from * around; join with a sl st in first sc: 60 sc. Fasten off; secure ends.
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