This crochet ear warmer pattern is the perfect way to stay warm in the chilly winter months. This simple pattern is quick, easy and would be perfect to give as a gift! This really is a great earwarmer pattern for beginners to try.

  • crochet hook size J
  • 40 yards of Lions brand WoolSpun in Linen or any bulky yarn (5)
  • yarn needle
  • scissors


  • sc = single crochet
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • ch = chain
  • rep = repeat
  • st = stitch
  • bl = back loop


  • This pattern written for an adult (fits a 20-22″ circumference when finished) and has a 4″ width, but can easily be customized for any size by subtracting or adding any # of stitches.


  • You will need to make sure you have 8 stitches for every 4 inches of headband for the correct fit.
  • gauge  is very important for proper sizing – Learn more about what gauge is and why it is so important here.


Round 1: ch 44, sl st to first ch forming a circle, making sure not to twist ch.
Round 2: ch 1, hdc in every st around (44), sl st to the top of first hdc NOT the ch1
Round 3: ch 1, sc in every st around in the bl only (44), sl st to to the top of first sc, not ch 1.
Round 4: rep round 2.
Round 5: rep round 3.
Round 6: rep round 2.
Round 7: rep round 3
Round 8: rep round 2. do not fasten off.
Finishing: Without fastening off ch 25 (this is still connected to the ear warmer) then wrap around the seam of the ear warmer 3 times, sl st to top of first hdc of last round, fasten off and weave in loose ends throughout!


I hope you enjoy making this crochet ear warmer pattern for beginners! Now that you are a pro at headband making why now whip up some of these quick crochet ear warmers for everyone you know! 🙂