Crochet Ear Muffs – Free Crochet Pattern

This free crochet pattern for crochet ear muffs was originally published in the 1920s in Universal Publishing’s Smart Crochet.

Follow the easy step-by-step instructions of this vintage crochet pattern to make this pair of ear muffs. There is absolutely no charge for personal use of this easy crochet pattern for a pair of boy’s or girl’s ear muffs.

Free Crocheted Ear Muffs Pattern:
How to Crochet a Pair of Ear Muffs

Crochet Ear Muffs - Free Crochet Pattern


Chadwick’s Red Heart Sock and Sweater Yarn, 3 ply
1-oz. Ball of Any Color
Crochet Hook No. 6
Tuxedo Ear Muff Set


There are matching crochet mittens for these crochet ear muffs.


Attach yarn to any hole of ear muff and make sc, ch 1 closely around. Join and break off.

Crochet Ear Muffs – Outside Cover (Make 2)

Starting at bottom, ch 7.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 1, turn.

Row 2: 2 sc in first sc, sc in next sc and in each sc across, ending with 2 sc in last sc.

Work as for 2nd row until there are 22 sc across.

Work without increasing for 14 rows.

Next Row: Work first 2 sc as 1 sc (1 sc dec.), sc in each sc across to last 2 sc, dec. 1 sc.

Work as for last row until 6 sc remain. Break off.

Sew sheepskin ear muffs to wire. Pin outside covers to ear muffs and make a row of sc closely around. Embroider girl’s ear muffs as desired.

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