This design uses the Catherine’s Wheel Stitch and Fur Trim to Create a truly cozy and beautiful crochet headband pattern that you’ll want to wear every chilly day.
Realistic-looking fur yarn has been a pretty recent development, but it has opened up a world of possibilities in the fiber arts world. Creating your own fur pom poms and adding other luxurious details to projects is such a nice option to have when you don’t even have to learn another skill to do it-you can stay right in your crochet “zone of genius”.
Today’s experiment with mixing in faux-fur details is the Cozy Cathy Earwarmer.
Heads up! This pattern is currently ONLY found in the Winter Hygge blog hop from Joy of Motion crochet. Keep reading for details…
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About This Project
Made specifically for ladies, this pattern really does feel like a little piece of luxury. The fur trim feels incredibly soft without making the whole design too heavy or stuffy. The stitch used in the main headband body also gives this design a little bit more of a feminine look and feel. Ending up with “pinwheels” of crochet stitches gives you the perfect guide for adding extra accents of fur as well.
While one size fits most, the pattern for the Cozy Cathy Crochet Earwarmer does include a very easy way to add a little bit more room for larger head sizes.
The headband body uses easy-to-find aran or heavy worsted yarn (a 4 weight). I used Paintbox Simply Aran yarn (available here) in the color “paper white” for a bright winter white.
The fur for this project is Lion Brand’s Go for Faux yarn, which is by far my favorite fur yarn to have worked with so far. It is SOFT! And, while the very fluffy nature of fur yarn makes it difficult to see individual stitches, I have found that using this kind of yarn for edgings and accents on projects like this earwarmer make it a little bit more approachable to work with if you are just getting started. You can find Lion Brand’s Go for Faux in all of its colors HERE. I used the color “Husky”.
The Cozy Cathy Ear warmer is best suited for advanced beginners to intermediate crocheters. While the pattern mostly uses very basic stitches, it does involve crocheting several stitches together in places. If you are working with fur yarn for the very first time, that may also involve a little bit of a learning curve. This is a great design for your first fur project!
How to get the Pattern
At this time, the Cozy Cathy Earwarmer is ONLY available Free as part of the Winter Hygge Bundle hosted by Joy of Motion Crochet. You can check back in just a couple of days to get it as part of this fantastic bundle!
I’m featured in the Winter Hygge blog hop, go to this page to retrieve the coupon code for the free pattern!
You can also see the pattern on Ravelry HERE (you will need to visit the blog hop page first to get this pattern free with a coupon code)
Keep the Crafting Delightful!
Fur trimming on a pretty ear warmer pattern make it easy to get started with this super-soft material.
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