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The Feathers Ear Warmer is beautiful and cozy! This easy, twisted design is worked in the popular feather stitch.
Welcome to the final week of the Midwinter Crochet Along! This week we will make the Feathers Accessory set including an ear warmer, beanie and cowl. It has been so much fun working the previous weeks sets with you and I enjoy seeing all of your finished projects.
Our pattern today is worked in rows and uses the beautiful and plush feather stitch. This stitch is so much fun to work and the result is a cozy, puffy fabric that makes wonderful warm accessories.
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The yarn shown in the photos above is called Scarfie by Lion Brand Yarn. It is an acrylic/wool blended yarn that is a bulky weight. I love how cozy it looks and it’s gradually changing colours. For the ear warmer you will need about one third of a ball (approximately 100 yards).
For this pattern you will also need a 6.5 mm crochet hook. In the video tutorial below you will see me working with a Wooden Streamline crochet hook by Furls Crochet.
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The Feathers Ear Warmer:
Skill Level: Intermediate
Gauge: 5 sts x 8 rows of Feather Stitch = 4 inches
Finished Size: 10 x 4.5 inches laid flat, 20-22 inch circumference to fit an adult head.
Yarn: Scarfie ® by Lion Brand ® (78% Acrylic, 22% Wool; 5.3 oz, 150 g; Approx. 312 yds, 285 m). Bulky Weight (5). 1/3 ball. Colour Shown is Cream/Taupe
Hook: Size K/10.5 (6.5 mm) Hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Yarn Needle.
Stitches and Abbreviations:
Beg Feather St: Beginning Feather Stitch (Yarn over and insert your hook into the indicated stitch or chain space, yarn over and draw up a loop. Yarn over and, working over top of the chain space of the previous row, insert your hook into skipped stitch or chain space right below the current chain space, yarn over and draw up a loop (5 loops on hook). Yarn over and insert hook into the next chain space, yarn over and draw up a loop (7 loops on hook). Yarn over and draw through all 7 loops on your hook.)
Ch – Chain
Dc – Double Crochet
Feather St – Feather Stitch (yarn over and insert your hook into the same chain space where the last leg of the previous feather stitch was made, yarn over and draw up a loop (3 loops on hook). Yarn over and insert your hook into the skipped stitch or chain space right below the current chain space, yarn over and pull up a loop (5 loops on hook). Yarn over and insert your hook into the next chain space, yo, and draw up a loop (7 loops on hook), yo and draw through all 7 loops on hook.
Hdc – Half Double Crochet
Rpt – Repeat
Sc – Single Crochet
Sl St – Slip Stitch
Yo – Yarn Over
- Pattern is written in American English terms.
- Pattern is worked in rows.
- Ch 1 at the beginning does not count as a stitch.
- If you would like to change the size of your ear warmer, you will need to begin with a foundation chain with a multiple of 2 stitches.
- Weave in ends as needed.
Free Crochet Pattern:
Row 1: Sc in the 2nd ch from your hook and in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (59 sts)
Row 2: Hdc in first st, *ch 1, skip 1 st, hdc in next st; repeat from * to end. Ch 1, turn.
Row 3: Hdc in first st, ch 1, Beg-Feather St (see “stitches and abbreviations”), ch 1, *Feather St (see “stitches and abbreviations”), ch 1; repeat from * across to the final st, hdc in the final stitch. Ch 1, turn.
Rows 4-8: Repeat row 3.
Row 9: Sc in each st across.
Fasten off, weave in your ends.
Fold your ear warmer in half so that the two short ends are touching. Taking the two shorter ends in each had, fold on end in half so that it is making a “u” shape. Now, keeping the far side away from you, slide the two short ends together so that the layers are stacking interlocking (i.e. you’ll have a layer of side A, then B, A, then B).
Now, using the remaining long tail, thread your needle and sew the two ends together being sure to work through all 4 layers of fabric. Fasten off and weave in your ends. Turn the ear warmer so that it is now right side out.
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