Cabled Ear Warmer Crochet Pattern - A Free Crochet Pattern - Cross Stitched

Cabled Ear Warmer Crochet Pattern - A Free Crochet Pattern

If you are looking for a stylish and cozy accessory to keep your ears warm during the colder months, then this Cabled Ear Warmer Crochet Pattern is the perfect project for you. In this detailed guide, we will walk you through each step of creating this beautiful ear warmer.

Materials Needed

  • Crochet hook size K (6.50 mm)
  • Lion Brand Wool Spun yarn – less than 1 skein or any bulky 5 yarn
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors

Crochet Abbreviations

  • fpdc = front post double crochet
  • dc = double crochet
  • ch = chain
  • sl st = slip stitch


Before starting the pattern, here is a quick guide on how to do a Front Post Double Crochet. This stitch is used in the pattern to create the beautiful cable design.

Pattern Instructions

Teen Adult Size Cabled Ear Warmer

(Gauge is approximately 8 stitches for every 4 inches)

Finished size as written is approximately a 20″ circumference & 4″ width not stretched but will stretch to a 23″ circumference.

Round 1:

Chain 40, slip stitch to the first chain to form a circle making sure not to twist. (40 stitches)

Round 2:

Chain 3, in the first stitch double crochet, double crochet in every stitch around. Slip stitch to the top of the first double crochet. (40 stitches)

Round 3:

Chain 3, front post double crochet around the first stitch, * in the next stitch double crochet, front post double crochet around the next stitch, repeat from * around, slip stitch to the top of the first front post double crochet. (40 stitches)

Rounds 4-7:

Repeat Round 3 for each round. (40 stitches)

Finishing Touches

Do not fasten off after Round 7. Chain 30, wrap around the seam of the ear warmer twice, slip stitch to the top of the last stitch worked in Round 7, and fasten off. Weave in yarn ends throughout with the yarn needle.


If you want to make this ear warmer bigger or smaller, simply chain a multiple of 2 and continue with the pattern as written.

And that’s it! You now have your very own Cabled Ear Warmer ready to keep you warm and stylish during the chilly days. Feel free to experiment with different yarn colors and make a few more to match all your winter outfits!

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