Glittery Asymmetrical Chunky Crochet Ear Warmer

Chunky Crochet Ear Warmers

I need new climbing shoes, lucky readers,

like really bright teal ones that So Ill makes so pretty much the last thing I need to spend money on right now is the heating bill.

So I’m swaddling myself in extra layers, including this headband, which is one piece of acceptable “I don’t turn my heating on” clothing you can leave the apartment with without people thinking you’ve given up (sorry Hanes men’s XL sweatpants, I still love you). which I haven’t.

I’ve made quite a few hats this winter…but I always end up with a little leftover chunky yarn that I don’t know what to do with, so I started playing with a couple of ideas. First of all, I prefer asymmetry…like I hang pictures off-center on purpose, I triple pierced only one of my ears, you get the idea…so that’s a thing. And then I also really love the look of fpdc/bpdc and the way it accentuates the already chunky texture of a chunky yarn and I’m saying chunky way too much right now. chunky. Then I also like glitter because duh who doesn’t, and was like what if I mixed a little Vanna’s glamour into the mix.

so uh add all that up and what we have here is the GAC headband…glittery asymmetrical chunky headband…I need to hire someone just to name stuff for me because the new lows we are reaching are…we are definitely in correction territory here on MIL blog too yikes.

I mean, it could be cool, you know, just gonna throw on my G-A-C and …not even going to finish that sentence.

have a happy weekend, luckies,

lindsey mae


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10.00 mm crochet hook
29 yds/26.5 m – 35 yds/32m*super bulky yarn
29 yds/26.5 m – 35 yds/32m*vanna’s glamour yarn

* I needed additional yardage when I created the ear warmer with Loopy Mango yarn, which is thicker than the Thick&Quick.


dc- double crochet
fpdc- front post double crochet
bpdc- back post double crochet

What I used

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Malabrigo Rasta in the color Azules paired with Vanna’s glamour in Sapphire

Chunky Crochet Ear Warmer | Malabrigo Azules
Malabrigo Rasta is one of my favorite yarns ever. Hands down. A little tone-on-tone action here in Azules paired with Vanna’s glamour in Sapphire.

Loopy Mango Merino No. 5 in Jungle with Vanna’s glamour in Platinum

Chunky Crochet Ear Warmer | Jungle
Loopy Mango Merino No.5 is the only No. 5 I’ll ever need. Sorry not sorry Chanel. I swear you’ll consider buying an extra skein just to snuggle it.

Lion Brand Thick&Quick in Hudson Bay with Vanna’s Glamour in Platinum

Chunky Crochet Ear Warmer with Thick and Quick
The cheapest option for sure, but certainly not a compromise, thick and quick by lion brand gets a remake when used in conjunction with Vanna’s glamour

The GAC: Glittery Asymmetrical Chunky Crochet Ear Warmer Pattern

Row 1: With both chunky and Vanna’s Glamour yarns together, ch 38 (this gave me about 19″, a length the fits my head snuggly but not too tightly, you may have to adjust accordingly, any EVEN ch count will work), sl st in starting ch to join. Do not twist.

Row 2: ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in each st around, sl st into top of ch 3 to join

Row 3: repeat row 2

Row 4: ch 3, alternate fpdc/bpdc around, sl st into top of ch 3 to join

Rows 5-6: repeat row 4, ensure fpdc stitches align with prior row, finish off.

you may add extra fpdc/bpdc rows to achieve the width you prefer. If you can’t live without symmetry, add a final row with regular dc in each st around.

Chunky Crochet Headbands
You really can’t go wrong – regardless of what chunky yarn you have lying around, it will be nicely showcased by this stitch, and when it is interwoven with a little sparkle πŸ™‚

Chunky Crochet Ear Warmers
Make a few for friends and for every different day of the week.

Chunky Crochet Ear Warmer
defs the best thing about making your own things is making them to match your eyes.


  1. Oh, my… what a cute, simple headband–and a perfect way for me to use up my leftover Vanna’s glamour yarn!! I just made two of these and LOVE them! I want to make another… and another… and another! Super quick project and SO FUN to make. THANK YOU!

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