FREE Kelly's Mountain Single Cable Earwarmer Knitting Pattern
8mm or 9mm knitting needles (straight, circular, or DPNs, based on your preference)
Cable needle, or extra DPN to hold cable stitches
1 skein super bulky yarn ie. Lion Brand WoolEase Thick & Quick (approx. 40 yards)
1 tapestry needle
K = knit P = purl
C6B = Slip 3 st to cable needle, hold to back, knit 3 st from left nee-dle, knit 3 stitches from cable needle.
Not necessary, but suggested is:
4”x4” = 10 st by 14 rows
Teen/Adult, approx. 21-23” head circumference, 4-4.5” width
See notes for child size or larger adult size instructions.
Using long tail cast-on method, cast on 12 sts.
Row 1: Knit 3, Purl 6, Knit 3
Row 2: K3, C6B, K3
Row 3: K3, P6, K3
Row 4: K12
Row 5: K3, P6, K3
Row 6: K12
Row 7: K3, P6, K3
Repeat row 2-7 five more times, or until piece measures approximately 16-18”, (see notes) ending after row 3 or row 5.
Bind off using your favourite method (suggestion in notes). Cut tail, leaving approximately 12” to seam together ends.
Seam ends together, weave in ends on inside. Enjoy!
Bind off example: https://www.interweave.com/article/knitting/a-stretchier-bind-off/
For snug fit or smaller head, bind off once piece measures 16”.
For looser fit or larger head, bind off once piece measures 18”.
You may sell items made from this pattern; however, please do not distribute or share pattern itself.