Earwarmer Headband Knitting Patterns
These ear warmer headband knitting patterns offer coverage and coziness to keep out the chill while keeping your style.
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These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.
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Free Knitting Patterns
Winter Blues Earwarmer
This headband is knit flat and gathered turban style with a band. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Mary Del Rio. Rated easy by Ravelrers
This earwarmer features a cable panel across the top and ribbed sides shaped using short rows. Designed by by Meg White. Pictured project by sew42mom
Grace Alexander’s easy earwarmer is knit in ribbing to adjust to your head size and is easily customizable to your favorite team colors.
Lace earwarmer from Berroco.
Fitness Headband / Earwarmer with Ponytail Hole
This ribbed earwarmer by Lynne Lounsbury features a ponytail hole at the back as extra protection for neck and ears created with short rows. Pictured project by purrminn
Criss Cross Cable Headband
Mari Doroud’s easy earwarmer features an all-over cable headband.
Intertwining Diamonds Cabled Ear Warmer
This cozy cable headband from Demi Knits features cables the form diamond shapes.
Anthro-Style Plaited Head Wrap
Melynda Bernardi’s easy pattern is inspired by an Anthropologie design from fall 2010.
This earwarmer from Berroco features a large cushy cable.
Julia’s Cabled Headband
Paulina’s earwarmer features three cables.
Double Layer Cable Headband
This earwarmer from ABC Knitting Patterns is double layered for extra warm and knit sideways to make it easy to customize the fit.
Ear Warmer for Baseball Hat
The brim of your baseball hat fits through the slit in Susan Snyder’s ear warmer design to keep your ears warm when you’re wearing your favorite hat. Other designers have adapted for riding helmets and driving caps.
Ribbed Ear Warmer
Kate Morgan’s headband features ribbing and faux cables in a pattern that takes less than half a skein of the recommended yarn. Pictured project by crazyartfarm
Kira Jessup’s easy ear warmer features an easy textured stitch that shows off multi-colored yarn.
A simple cable pattern creates a textured stitch in this earwarmer from Berroco.
Patterns for Purchase
Versatile headband in adult, child, and toddler sizes can be worn with button in back or in front, and can even be worn as a cowl.
All four headbands knit up in super quick time – super bulky yarn on big needles.
Chevron Lace Headband
Quick and easy ear warmer with fun lace pattern.
Daisy Daisy Headband
This earwarmer featuring a floral motif comes in three sizes, from child to adult.
Stylish cabled earwarmer knit with one skein of worsted yarn.
Leaf Motif Headband
This earwarmer features a leaf lace pattern knit in the round.
Ostia Ear Warmer and Hat
This cable and eyelet headband comes with a matching hat pattern.
Lady Lindy Headband
Vintage-inspired headband with directional detail.
Easy to remember lace pattern adds pretty texture but still keeps your ears toasty. Matching mitts available.
Terry is a knitting late-bloomer, learning to knit as an adult from Internet tutorials, because she wanted a craft that was useful, fun, and portable. Knitting hats for cancer patients inspired her to design her own patterns—available for free at her blog, intheloopknitting.com. Terry met her husband Ken at a science fiction convention and moved to the Kansas City area to be with him more than 30 years ago. Terry supports her yarn stash by creating websites and other digital media. Terry firmly believes in Knitting in Public—it's a great conversation starter!