wor·sted[woos-tid, wur-stid] noun 1. firmly twisted yarn or thread spun from combed, stapled wool fibers of the same length, for weaving, knitting, etc. Compare woolen. 2. wool cloth woven from such yarns, having a hard, smooth surface and no nap.

Monday, January 16, 2012

Free Pattern: Super Hero Mask/Ear Warmers

Funny story.  I made the boys some ear warmers and at first they thought they were pretty cool... then they thought they were cooler when they pulled them over their eyes and tried to be super heroes... yeah, super heroes that were bumping into walls...

They gave be a great idea though, and make these fun little numbers:
 They were so easy, that I wrote the pattern down and decided to give it up for free on here.  These are great, and my boys LOVE them... not only do they keep their ears warm, but they give them superhero personas.  Happy kids make a happy mom.

Super Hero Masks/Ear Warmers

K Hook, worsted med yarn (4).

Ch 11, hdc in 2nd ch from hook.

Row 1: hdc 10. ch 1, turn.

Row 2-15: hdc 10. ch 1, turn.

Row 16: hdc 3, slip stitch in next 4 st, hdc 3. ch 1, turn.

Row 17: hdc 3, ch 4, skip next 4 st, hdc 3. ch 1, turn.

Row 18: hdc 3, hdc 4 in ch 4 space, hdc 3 (10 hdc total), ch 1, turn.

Row 19 and 20: hdc 10. ch1, turn.

Row 21: hdc 3, slip stitch in next 4 st, hdc 3. ch 1, turn.

Row 22:  hdc 3, ch 4, skip next 4 st, hdc 3. ch 1, turn.

Row 23: hdc 3, hdc 4 in ch 4 space, hdc 3 (10 hdc total), ch 1, turn.

Row 24-38: hdc 10, ch 1, turn.

Fasten off.

*Here, you can add rows or take them away as needed for your child's size.  This pattern above is for young boys, the same size fit the both of mine and their heads are different sizes.

Joining:  You can add a couple buttons to fasten it if you want, but what I did was I just made the bands the size of their heads when I stretched it around, then I just stitched it closed with some yarn and a yarn needle so it was just one big ring.

For girls:  I thought it would also be fun to make in pink or purple for the girls.  You can add a little bow to the side, or a cute little flower.  Just have fun, that's what crocheting, especially for kids, is all about.

-Cat Pin It


  1. Thanks for sharing the pattern. It really looks interesting. Will definitely give it a try.

  2. Thank you for this!!!! My done wanted ear muffs but I didn't want to make him a girly one. I literally started crocheting only two weeks ago and this pattern was so easy to follow!

  3. Hello, i'm new to crocheting so i don't really understand all of the abbreviations. Is there a video or a list with the abbreviation's definition? Thx! Btw I'm really hoping to be able to make this, it looks awesome!

  4. Sorry for the late reply. I didn't realize I hadn't replied. Best resource is to go on Youtube and Pinterest. There are lists and lists of abbreviations. Make sure to be specific when you are looking for American vs UK terminology. Hook sizes are different as well. Once you figure out what is what then you will catch on quickly. It's a ton of fun to do. Best of luck!


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