Hi Friends! Today's free pattern is this chunky Sweet Braided Ear Warmer (so generic, right?). I recorded a video for C4R & C4L Cable stitches and figured I might as well make something out of it!
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I used Hobbii Yarns Amigo in the beautiful Cognac color! If you're shopping locally, any super bulky yarn will work. I recommend Lion Brand's Hometown USA 100% acrylic yarn. Another great option is Wool Ease Thick and Quick, a wool blend.
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GAUGE | Stockinette in US15/10mm
4” = 9 Stitches | 13 Rows/Rounds
YARN | Hobbi Amigo (50 Yards)
Super Bulky #6
NEEDLES | Clover Straight Needles US 15/10mm – Straight Needles
OTHER MATERIALS Cable Needle
co – Cast on
st(s) – Stitch(es)
k – Knit
p – Purl
cn – Cable Needle
rep – Repeat
sl1k – Slip 1 knit-wise
wyib – With yarn in back
You can try this without a cable needle (watch video below)
LEVEL – Intermediate
This is just a standard head sizing chart provided for your convenience. This is not the finished beanie size. Sizes may differ due to knitter’s tension and type of yarn used.
Instructions | In US Terms
Sizes Baby 1-2 Years (Child-Adult)
co 8 (14) sts
Row 1 (wrong side): p all sts
Row 2: sl1k wyib, [k2, C4B] twice. Sl1k wyib.
Row 3: p all sts
Row 4: sl1k wyib, [C4F, k2] twice. Sl1k wyib.
Rep rows 1- 4 until piece measures the desired circumference. See chart above. Bind off.
Cut yarn leaving a long tail. With wrong side out, fold both short ends in half. Place them together so they are “sandwiched”. Sew all 4 pieces together using a tapestry needle.
Weave in all ends. Turn right side out. You should not be able to see the seam.
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