Oombawkalicious Ear Warmer

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Free Crochet Pattern

Oombawkalicious Ear Warmer / Cowl

Yarn: Oombawkalicious DK Supersquish Yarn from Celestial Strings 100% Superwash merino. 220 yards/100 grams.
Hook: 5.00 mm Furls Blackwood Crochet Hook
Gauge: 16 sts in 4 inches, 5 rows in pattern (3 xdc rows and 2 sc rows) in 2 inches

To fit: Adult Woman ( 21″ – 23″ inches circumference), 4.5 inches height

Stitch Multiple: multiples of 2 (add 2 for the base chain)

Abbreviations: Xdc – crossed double crochet (see Special Stitches), st – stitch, sts – stitches, ch – chain, chs – chains, dc – double crochet, sc – single crochet, R – row. blsc – back loop single crochet

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Special Stitches:

Crossed Double Crochet Stitch (Xdc): this stitch is worked over 2 sts: skip the next st, 1 dc in the next st, now go back to the skipped st and work 1 dc – this creates an “X” or, a Crossed Double Crochet Stitch. For a photo tutorial please see this post: Crossed Double Crochet

This piece is worked flat and then joined using a slip stitch join method to form the earwarmer.

Ribbed Band

Chain 11
R1: beginning in the 2nd ch from the hook 1 blsc in each st across, ch 1, turn (10)
R2: 1 blsc in each st across, ch 1, turn (10)
R3-78: repeat R2 (10)

Do not finish off.

Turn the piece to allow you to work along the row ends.

Ear Warmer

R1: 1 sc in each row end, ch 1, turn  (78)

R2: Ch 3 (these 3 chs count as a dc st), Xdc across to the last ch, 1 dc in the last ch of the row, ch 1, turn

R3: Skip the 1st st, 1 sc in each st across, remember to work 1 sc in the turning chain at the end of the row, ch 3, turn

R4: Skip the 1st st, Xdc across, remember to work 1 dc in the turning chain (ch 3) at the end of the row, ch 1, turn

R5: Repeat R3

R6: Repeat R4

R7: Repeat R3

Line up the edges and flip the piece inside out; seam the edge closed using a slip stitch join method. Finish off and weave in ends. Visit this post for a slip stitch join method tutorial.

oombawkalicious ear warmer free pattern

Looking for the matching Infinity Scarf?

Here’s the link:

Oombawkalicious Infinity Scarf

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  1. Okay thank you. What bulk is this yarn? I can’t seem to find it.

  2. Hi Karanda, That should have read “Ch 3” not “Sk” I apologize! I’ve corrected the error. Thank you for bringing it to my attention!! Rhondda

  3. Could you please tell me what chain 3 I am supposed to skip r2 of the ear warmer?

  4. Thanks for the pattern. I love the color of the headband and the scarf too. I will have this one on my to do list for sure.