||4-ply worsted yarn
Size 6 crochet hook
|| half double cluster
Crochet a pair of earmuffs in a cluster
pattern with adjustable size. You may crochet ties for the earmuffs or sew
the earmuff band to a headband.
Ear Piece: Ch 2.
Rnd 1: 6 sc in second st from hook, join with sl st in first sc.
Rnd 2: (Sc in next sc, 2 dc cluster in next sc) 3 times, sc in next
Rnd 3: 2 sc in each st, join with sl st.
Rnd 4: Make an hdc in each sc around.
To make half double cluster: Draw out
one-fourth inch lp on hook, (thread over and in same sc, take up another
lp) twice, thread over and draw through all lps on hook
Rnd 5: Ch 2, sc in next sc, (ch 1,
sc in next sc) 10 times, ch 1, join in first ch of ch 2.
Rnd 6: Hdc in each sc and ch st
Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in each of next 2
sc, (2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc) around, join.
Rnd 8: Make an hdc scallop in 2
sts as follows: Draw out one-fourth inch lp on hook, thread over and pull
up lp in next st, thread over, insert hook in next sc and pull lp through
(5 lps on hook), thread over and work off all lps at once, ch 2, sl st in
same st as last st was made. Continue around, making scallop clusters in
this manner. Join and fasten off
Head Band: (Size 21 to 22 1/2)
Ch 76, join with sl st in first ch. For a larger head size, inc the ch;
for a smaller head size, make a smaller ch.
Rnd 1: Sc in each st around, join.
Rnd 2: Make an hdc scallop in each
st around, join.
Repeat Rnd 1 and 2 for other side.
Sew muffs in place over 4 scallops on
lower edge of band.
Ties: Ch 2, (hdc in first ch, ch 1
tightly, sl st in same st as hdc) 3 times, ch 1, turn, sc in last sl st,
(sc under the 2 threads on left side of sc) repeat until cord is about 12
inches long, cut yarn leaving a length to sew with.
Join the cords to the ear muffs by
pulling end of cord through centre st of last row. Fold over and sew down.
Reprints: Please feel free to link to this page. Please do not
reproduce this page on the Internet; you may link to it instead. You may print this page for your own
personal use but not for commercial use or distribution.