Crochet Ear Warmer Pattern (Easy) Free Pattern

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The Elisa is a ear warmer crochet pattern that is quick and textured. Make this easy crochet ear warmer pattern to keep those ears warm and cozy!

Ear warmer patterns make great gifts for the everyone during the holidays. This free crochet headband pattern is a great pattern for winter.

The Elisa winter headband crochet pattern features Wool Ease Thick & Quick yarn. Perfect for cold weather this yarn combines the convenience of acrylic and the warmth of wool. Ear warmer crochet patterns don’t use much yarn-especially when you use super bulky yarn.

Crochet ear warmer in cream wool ease thick and quick yarn with crochet hook and Christmas bell on wood background.
I love how squishy the Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick and Quick is in this ear warmer!

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More about this pattern

Ear warmers are so fun to crochet. I love how many finishing options you can choose from-a button closure, twisted, or straight. So many possibilities!

When there are so many gifts to crochet a one hour crochet ear warmer is a life saver! And likely this will take you far less time to work up.

Woman smiling at camera in chunky cream crochet ear warmer easy texture pattern.
Working the front loop stitch pattern shows the back loop texture.

This is a simple crochet pattern that a beginner crocheter can confidently make.

More Free Crochet Patterns

If you enjoy free crochet ear warmer patterns be sure to check out some of these crochet headbands.

The Sorrento Ear Warmer is a fun textured headband with plenty of warmth.

The Verso Ear Warmer pattern in in two different colors of worsted weight yarn works great for men or women on your gift list.

A quick and easy pattern, the Mora Ear Warmer is an easy crochet headband that’s buttoned for easy an fit.

For an elegant ear warmer the alpine stitch shines in the Emilia.



  1. Ch 1 counts as a stitch. Use a stitch marker to help identify it.
  2. For best result check gauge before beginning.


ch(s) – chain(s)

flo – front loop only

rep – repeat

sc – single crochet

sk – skip the indicated stitch

sl st – slip stitch 

rep – repeat

RS – right side

st(s) – stitch(es)


4” / 10 cm x 4″ / 10 cm = 10 sts x 6 rows of the pattern

Skill Level


Crochet ear warmer pattern in chunky white yarn.


Pattern has 1” of negative, and stretches to fit age (head circumference): 

  • baby 0-3 mos (14” / 35.5 cm) 
  • baby 3-6 mos (15” / 38 cm) 
  • baby 6-12 mos (16” / 40.5 cm) 
  • toddler (18” / 45.5 cm) 
  • child (20” / 51 cm) 
  • teen / sm adult (21” / 53.5 cm)
  • med / lg adult (23”/ 58.5 cm)


This an adjustable crochet ear warmer pattern, although I include the different sizes for everyone below.

To adjust the width use any even number of stitches. Adding or subtracting 2 to my starting chain will also work.

To change the length, adjust the number of rows you repeat.

Yarn By Size

To Fit AgeYarn Yd.Yarn M
baby 0-3 mos2422
baby 3-6 mos2523
baby 6-12 mos2825.5
Tween/Sm Adult3633
Md/Lg Adult3936

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Crochet ear warmer in cream wool ease thick and quick yarn with crochet hook and Christmas bell on wood background.

Crochet Ear Warmer Pattern

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 30 minutes
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Estimated Cost: $2

Learn how to crochet an easy ear warmer in this simple pattern with step by step pictures.


  • #6 super bulky weight yarn; pictured in Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick and Quick* (80% Acrylic; 20% Wool, 87 yd/80m, 5 oz/140 g); color: Fisherman; 1 ball.


  • 10mm US Size N crochet hook
  • yarn needle
  • scissors
  • measuring tape


  1. Ch 1010 chains in super bulky yarn for ear warmer.
  2. Sc in the 2nd ch from your hook. The turning ch counts as the first st (marked here by the lime green stitch marker) and you will work into it on the next row.Single crochet in second chain.
  3. Ch 1, sk next ch, sc in next ch.
  4. *{Ch 1, sk next ch, sc in next ch} rep from * across, turn. (10 sts)
  5. Row 2. Ch 1, sk first sc, the blue yarn needle marks where to insert your hook for the next st. *
  6. {Flo sc in next ch, ch 1, sk next sc}
  7. Rep from * acrossEnding to row 2 ear warmer crochet tutorial.
  8. Sc in flo of turning ch, turn. (10 sts)
  9. If you add the stitch marker to the front loop only on the turning chain, it will be even easier to find.Turning chain marked with red stitch marker.
  10. Row 3. Ch 1, sk first sc, *{flo sc in next ch, ch 1, sk next sc} rep from * across, sc in flo of turning ch, turn. (10 sts)Crochet to end of row.End of row 3 complete.
  11. Rep Row 3 to the length of your size below:
  12. 0-3 mos work 20 rows or to 13.5" long.

    baby 3-6 mos work 21 rows or to 14" long.

    baby 6-12 mos work 23 rows or 15.5" long.

    Toddler work 26 rows or 17.5" long.

    Child work 29 rows or 19.5" long.

    Tween/Sm Adult work 30 rows or 20" long.

    Md/Lg Adult Size work 33 rows or 22" long.

    Crochet ear warmer laid out as flat rectangle in wool ease thick and quick yarn.


  1. Cut yarn and leave a long tail for sewing.
  2. Fold in half and match up short ends.Fold ear warmer in half to seam.
  3. Fold in half again.Fold in half again.
  4. Use your long tail and yarn needle to sew together.
  5. Work in a zig zag. Seam lines for crochet ear warmer.
  6. Be sure to sew through all 4 layers.
  7. Cut yarn and weave in ends.
  8. Turn right side out.Crochet ear warmer pattern in chunky white yarn.

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