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Sunday, January 11, 2015

45 Minute Basket Weave Ear Warmer


Materials:
• Size N hook
• Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn Oatmeal
• Large yarn needle

Abbreviations:
• Ch = chain
• Hdc = half double crochet
• Fpdc = front post double crochet
• Bpdc = back post double crochet
• Sl st = slip stitch
• St = stitch


Ch 49
(Note: this can be made smaller or larger, just make sure that your chain count is a multiple of 6 plus 1)

Row 1: hdc in 2nd ch from hook and in each across. Ch 1, turn. (48 hdc)

Row 2: hdc in first st, * fpdc next 3 sts, bpdc next 3 sts*. Repeat from * to * across to last st. Hdc in last st. Ch 1, turn. (48 sts)

Rows 3-7: repeat row 2. (I realize that normally the rows of a basket weave are alternated but because we're using bulky yarn, it's not necessary to alternate.)

Row 8:  sl st in each st across.

Join the two short ends by sl st-ing them together then fasten off an weave in ends.




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