This is a free knitting pattern for how-to make my new In Succession Earwarmer using simple knit and purl stitches.
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Today is my day to share with you, and I signed up for a knitting pattern. If you are a regular here, you know that this is the first knitting pattern I have shared on the blog – how exciting! I took a couple of knitting classes a year or two ago at my favorite local yarn shop – Four Purls (check out my Visiting Four Purls Yarn Shop post), and I have been dabbling in it a little here, and a little there, but this is my first published pattern. Quite an accomplishment!
This earwarmer takes a little bit of time, but is comprised of only simple knit and purl stitches, perfect for a beginner!
If you are curious about the name, “In Succession”… I struggled a lot choosing a name for this pattern, so I broke it down. This stitch pattern is called a 1 x 1 Rib Stitch. Another way to say/define one by one is in succession, so that’s what I went with. It’s a little different, but kind of neat, and leaves the door open for more patterns in the line!
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Want to crochet an earwarmer similar to this one? Try my Barley Ribbed Earwarmer (a free crochet pattern)!
- Small Amount of Chunky Weight #5 Yarn, or 2 Strands of Worsted Weight #4 Yarn – I used two strands of Hobby Lobby’s I Love This Yarn in the Dark Olive colorway
- L11/8mm Knitting Needles
- Tapestry Needle for Sewing and Weaving in Ends
Yarn Alternative: 2 strands held together of Berroco’s Vintage Yarn.
The teen/adult small version took me 3 hours to complete.
Toddler: 3 3/8″ Wide by 16.75″ in Length to Fit Head Circumference of 19″
Child: 3.75″ Wide by 19.13″ in Length to Fit Head Circumference of 21″
Teen/Adult Small: 3.75″ Wide by 19.13″ in Length to Fit Head Circumference of 21″
Adult Large: 3.75″ Wide by 20.5″ in Length to Fit Head Circumference of 22.5″
Not essential. Just make sure length before seaming is roughly 2″ smaller than head circumference.
Toddler size shown, with child, teen/adult small and adult large in parenthesis.
If you decide to make this smaller or wider, subtract or add 2 to the cast on, which will subtract or add 3/8″.
Cast on 16 (18, 18, 18).
R2 – 76 (85, 85, 90): (Knit 1, Purl 1) 8x (9x, 9x, 9x).
Bind off, and leave longer tail for sewing.
There is no right or wrong side as they both are identical, so just pick the one you want to be the wrong side. Fold the earwarmer in half so the “wrong sides” are facing each other. Whipstitch closed.
Weave in ends.
And there you go, super easy!
Please feel free to make and sell your own In Succession Earwarmers using this pattern, but please DO NOT claim this pattern as your own nor should you sell my pattern, and DO NOT re-publish my photos as your own. DO NOT copy and paste my pattern anywhere, link to it instead.
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