This ribbed headband ear warmer pattern is given in one size only. However, in a multiple of 8, you can increase this to any size you want from baby to adult. As for the width, you can customize that by the number of repeats you do of Rnd 2. Thus, it’s easy to whip up an ear warmer as
Because it’s so easy to adjust this in size, you can basically use any yarn and hook size that you have on hand.
The pattern takes a bit of concentration for the first round, and after that it’s pretty mindless as the dc’s are worked into the dc’s of previous round, and the fpdc are worked into the fpdc.
It’ll make for a lovely gift for anyone on your list as it’s got a lovely texture that is sure to be appreciated by everyone. Other patterns to check out include this ribbed ear warmer, which has the ribs going around the head, or this cozy winter warmer.
Vertically Ribbed Headband Ear Warmer Pattern
Material: Red Heart Comfort, or any worsted weight yarn.
Hook Size: H/8-5.00 MM
Finished Size: 22″ in circumference, and 3.5″ wide. To make it smaller decrease the foundation chs by 8, or, use a smaller hook, or thinner yarn.
Ch 64, or any multiple of 8; join with sl st to form ring, being careful not to twist chs.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc, now and throughout), working into back bumps, dc in each ch around, join with sl st in first dc (top of third ch). [64 sts]
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in next st, *FPdc in next st, dc in next st, FPdc in next 2 sts, dc in next st, FPdc in next st,** dc in next 2 sts; repeat from * around ending last repeat at **, join with sl st in first dc (top of third ch). [64 sts]
Repeat last rnd another 4 times, or until desired width. Fasten off.