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Earwarmer Trio

from Polka Dot Cottage {at craftsy}
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Earwarmer Trio
Earwarmer Trio
Earwarmer Trio
Earwarmer Trio
Earwarmer Trio
Earwarmer Trio

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast-on
  • knit
  • purl
  • bind off
  • crochet chain stitch
  • sew on a button
  • increasing/decreasing (optional)
  • left-facing cable (optional)

Pattern Description:

Armed with just a ball of bulky yarn, a pair of knitting needles, and the ability to knit and purl, you can banish frigid ears forever! If you are not afraid of simple cables, increases, and decreases, you can achieve additional levels of earwarming loveliness.

The most ambitious pattern is presented first, followed by two easier variations. You should have no problem finding a pattern to fit your own comfort level!

This eBook contains:

Pattern for a tapered headband with three cabled ribs (intermediate).
Pattern for a tapered headband with three ribs (beginner).
Pattern for a straight-sided headband with two ribs (newbie).
Basic descriptions of two kinds of increases and four kinds of decreases
Basic description of a left-facing cable
Formula for determining a tapered headband's measurements
Plenty of photos


not critical

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 21 inches (with instructions for customization)


  • 1-inch button
  • Size 10 straight needles
  • Size J crochet hook
  • Basic knitting supplies

Suggested yarn:

100 yards of Bulky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky



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I am a polymer clay artist turned fiber addict. I can often be found at Polka Dot Cottage (, writing about my adventures in polymer, fabric, yarn, photography, and everyday ...

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