Beginner Crochet Pattern- Easy Bean Stitch Earwarmer

Hello Craftees! Are you up for more cosy crochet projects? Then you have got to crochet this Easy Bean Stitch Earwarmer; it is indeed so warm and super simple to make.

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How to Crochet Bean Stitch Earwarmer pattern

I have named this bean stitch earwarmer Bean Love Earwarmer, just because. This is my first major design using the crochet bean stitch ( which I quite like) so I think it is right for me to name it that. What do you think?

I’ve got to say headbands and earwarmers are my thing. I remember in my early days of croceting and blogging I designed a lot of headbands and earwarmers; overtime though my interests have veered toward larger projects.

I live in a mostly warm climate, with a little coolness during the winter months. However, winter 2022/23 has been quite cold in my part of the world; which makes for a good excuse to crochet an earwarmer as I have been wanting to.

Crochet Beginner Earwarmer

This earwarmer pattern is super simple; I intentionally designed it so; as a mini project to explore the crochet bean stitch. It is one of many project I intend to design using the crochet bean stitch pattern.

It is also such a lovely gift to make for friends, aquitances and charities. Imagine how warm the recipient would be wearing this bean stitch earwarmer; with its tight and puffy stitching you can be sure it will keep the ears and head quite warm.

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Easy Bean Stitch Crochet Earwarmer

If you are new to the crochet bean stitch, follow the photo tutorial or the video tutorial if you prefer. Practice making your first pattern with the crochet bean stitch on that tutorial .

Due to its puffy texture, there are important things to consider while working with the stitch. I mention all these in the tutorial.

Need another crochet earwarmer pattern? Why not try this quick and chunky 45 mintues Crochet Earwarmer pattern?

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8 Bean sts across= 4 inches, 7 Bean st rows= 2 inches

Finished Size (width, unstretched)

Toddler- 17-17-5”, Child- 19-20”, Teen- 20-20.5”, Adult- 21-21.5”

Head Circumference:

 Toddler- 18-19”, Child- 19.5-20.5”, Teen- 21-21.5, Adult- 22-22.5”

  • Aran yarn, medium 5. This pattern uses Scheepjes Chunky Monkey yarn. 100g, 116 meters/127 yards. 100% acrylic anti-pilling fiber
  • 5mm hook
  • Tapestry Needle
  • 3 wood buttons (optional)
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch markers
  • SC- single crochet
  • SL ST- slip stitch
  • CH- chain

Special Stitches- Bean Stitch, FSC (Foundation Single Crochet)


  • The pattern uses U.S terms
  • Ch 1 at the beginning of rows do not count as stitches
  • You need to understand how to crochet the Bean stitch (see tutorial link above)

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Row 1: FSC 65 (69,75,79) or Chain 66 (70,76,80), skip 1st ch , SC in 2nd chain from hook and each ch across. Ch 1, turn

Row 2: SC in 1st st and each st across. Ch 1, turn

Row 3: Repeat row 2.

Row 4: SC in 1st st,,skip next st, *Bean st in next, Ch 1, skip 1 st. Repeat from * across. Stop at last 2 stitches. Skip 1 st, SC in last st. ch 1, turn

Row 5: SC in 1st st, *Bean st in next bean st, ch 1, repeat from * across. SC in last st. ch 1, turn

Rows 6-8 (10,12,12): repeat row 5. Ch 1, turn

Row 9 (11,13,13): SC in 1st st, SC in ch 1, SC in Bean st (alternately, if the Ch 1 is too tight to work into, after SC in 1st st, skip the Ch 1, 2SC into each bean st across the row), 2SC in last st. Ch 1, turn

Row 10 (12,14,14): SC in 1st st and into each st across. Ch 1, turn

Row 11 (13,15,15): SC in 1st st and into each st across. Snip yarn leaving long tail for closure.

Lay piece flat with wrong side facing up (the wrong side of the 1st and last rows should face up), align the sides together and sew closed.  

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