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Earmuffs
Lion Brand® Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Extra Soft Wool Blend - Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Glitter Eyelash
Pattern Number: L10178 With Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Extra Soft Wool Blend inside each sparkling earmuff to keep your ears safe and warm, you'll love them all winter long. Crochet each earmuff separately, and use any normal headband to connect them.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Each Earmuff measures about 4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm) in diameter.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

5400-506 Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Extra Soft Wool Blend Yarn: Igloo

Soft ice blue


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.49
Note: (A)

5800-506 Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Glitter Eyelash Yarn: Blue Topaz

Medium blue with silver glitter


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.49
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size F-5 (3.75 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.30


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Purchased headband, about 1/2 in. (1.5 cm) wide Small amount of fiberfill stuffing 2 small pieces of felt, same width as headband Craft glue
GAUGE:
14 sc + 18 rnds = 4 in. (10 cm). EXACT GAUGE IS NOT ESSENTIAL FOR THIS PROJECT. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

NOTES:
1.

To change color, work last st of old color to last yarn over.

Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete st.
2.

Earmuffs are worked in continuous rnds; do not join and do not turn at beg of rnds.

A marker is used to indicate the beg of rnd.

Move marker up as each rnd is completed.


INSTRUCTIONS



EARMUFFS
Band
Cut 2 pieces of felt 1 1/2 in.

(4 cm) long and the width of the headband.
Apply a small amount of glue to one end of headband.

Fold felt in half lengthwise and glue to end of headband; allow to dry.

Rep on other end of headband.
Tie A around one end of headband, at mid point of felt tip.

Apply a small amount of glue to secure end of A.

Wrap yarn around headband, placing wraps very closely together.

Continue wrapping until entire headband and about half of felt on opposite end have been wrapped.

Glue end of A to headband.

Trim ends.



Earmuff (make 2)
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook; join with sl st in first ch - 6 sc at the end of this rnd.

Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around; join with sl st in first sc - 12 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc - 18 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 4: Ch 1, *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc - 24 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 5: Ch 1, *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc - 30 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 6: Ch 1, *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc - 36 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in each sc around; join with sl st in first sc.
Rnd 8: Ch 1, *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 5 sc; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc - 42 sc at the end of this rnd.
Change to B.
Rnds 9-12: Sc in each sc around; join with sl st in first sc.
Rnd 13: *Sc2tog, sc in next 5 sc; rep from * around - 36 sts.
Rnd 14: *Sc2tog, sc in next 4 sc; rep from * around - 30 sts.
Rnd 15: *Sc2tog, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * around - 24 sts.
Beg to stuff piece and continue to stuff until piece is complete.
Rnd 16: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 18 sts.
Rnd 17: *Sc2tog, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 12.
Rnd 18: *Sc2tog; rep from * around - 6 sts.
Fasten off.



FINISHING
With A, sew Earmuffs to wrapped headband.
Weave in ends.



ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
sc = single crochet
sc2tog = single crochet 2 together
tog = together
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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