Wednesday, January 16, 2008
Crochet a beanie with ear flaps
Learn how to crochet a striped beanie with Peruvian inspired ear flaps. The traditional chullo is knitted by men and boys who live in the Andes Mountains, South America.
E-pattern available at Bandana Heads. Buy the downloadable e-pattern and start crocheting your ear-flap travel hat today.
The e-pattern includes two crochet hat designs:
1. Crochet beanie with South American style ear flaps
2. Surf-style crochet beanie with rolled edge
Intrepid travelers will enjoy wearing an original crocheted hat in their favorite colors. Make one for yourself, a friend, a brother or sister.
The e-pattern provides crochet instructions in an easy-to-follow worksheet format with a check column to catch mistakes before moving on. You will need a 5.5 mm crochet hook and aran, chunky or equivalent weight yarn.
Ear-flap crochet e-pattern Blue Llama motif
This e-pattern is designed to help you use up your stash of worsted weight wool. Though a little more difficult than the striped pattern above, clear instructions will guide you through the color changes. This is the perfect hat for visiting cities of the world. Make one for your traveling friend or family member.