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Free Eeyore (Winnie the Pooh) Crochet DIY Headband Ears Pattern

Hi friends! I would like to introduce to you something very near and dear to my heart, Disneybounding! Some of you may know what this is, but if you don’t, Disneybounding is when you dress up in regular clothes to look like a Disney character. Disneybounds are not costumes, but it’s a fun way to subtly dress up like your favourite Disney characters.

I always Disneybound when I go to Disney Parks, but I also enjoy Disneybounding when I’m not visiting the parks. Since Halloween is more or less cancelled this year, I thought that Disneybounding could be a fun way to dress up without actually wearing a costume. 

Free Eeyore (Winnie the Pooh) Crochet DIY Headband Disney Ears Pattern

Here’s my outfit for Eeyore! 

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Yarn I Used

I used Paintbox Yarns Cotton Aran for this toy; however, you can use any worsted weight yarn as long as you correspond your hook to the weight of your yarn. For this pattern, I used roughly 18g of Raspberry Pink & 25g of Dolphin Blue. Each skein of yarn is about 50g.

The difficulty level of this pattern is Easy. This pattern in written in US crochet terminology. The ears measure to be about 6.5” (17 cm) long.

For those of you who are new to crochet/amigurumi but would like to learn, I have some video tutorials for beginners here! 

Free Eeyore (Winnie the Pooh) Crochet DIY Headband Ears Pattern

Free Eeyore (Winnie the Pooh) Crochet DIY Headband Disney Ears Pattern Complete

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Terminology Used In This Pattern

st(s): stitch(es)
ch: chain
sc: single crochet
hdc: half double crochet
dc: double crochet
inc: two single crochet in one stitch
(…) x #: repeat anything in the parenthesis however many times the number indicates
[#]: total number of stitches for that row
#sc/hdc/dc: one sc/hdc/dc in the following # stitches
sc/hdc/dc#: make # of sc/hdc/dc in the next stitch

Things You Need

*Note about Headband:

I have included instructions for attaching the ears to headbands for the longer ears. I’m using the Goody brand Girls Classic Fabric Headband. These are great and come in cute pastel colours that work well with the ears, but they don’t stay on as well as the headbands with “teeth” (especially for the longer ears). If you plan to wear your headband out to a party or to a theme park (or if you have a smaller head), you might want to get headbands that stay on a bit better.

Note about Craft Wire + Glue:

You will need to use some craft wire to prop up the ears. The ears will not stay up or be poseable without the wires.

I also find that hot glue gun glue adheres very well to fabric headbands and dries quickly, so it’s the best option for attaching the wires to the headbands. You can use E6000 as well, but I don’t’ recommend it because the drying time is much longer and you’ll have to hold it in place while the glue sets.

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Eeyore Ears

Inner Ear

Free Eeyore (Winnie the Pooh) Crochet DIY Headband Disney Ears Pattern Step 1

Make 2

with Raspberry Pink yarn (photos in this section show Dolphin Blue yarn instead of Raspberry Pink)

1 Ch 29, work the following into the back bumps of the chain: sc in 2nd ch from hook (see first photo below), 7sc, 5hdc, 10dc, 3hdc, sc, sc3 into the final bump (2nd photo below), continue in the front of the chain (green st in the 3rd photo below): sc, 3hdc, 10dc, 5hdc, 8sc, turn [57]

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2 Ch 1, 10sc, 4hdc, 8dc, dc2, 2hdc, sc, hdc, dc, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the next st, dc, hdc, sc, 2hdc, dc2, 8dc, 4hdc, 10sc, turn [61]

Free Eeyore (Winnie the Pooh) Crochet DIY Headband Disney Ears Pattern Step 5

3 Ch1, 12sc, 4hdc, 6dc, 5hdc, 2sc, (hdc, dc) in the next st, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch sp, (dc, hdc) in the next st, 2sc, 5hdc, 6dc, 4hdc, 12sc [65]

Free Eeyore (Winnie the Pooh) Crochet DIY Headband Disney Ears Pattern Step 6

Fasten off and weave tails in.



Outer Ear

Make 2

with Dolphin Blue yarn

1 Ch 29, work the following into the back bumps of the chain: sc in 2nd ch from hook, 7sc, 5hdc, 10dc, 3hdc, sc, sc3 into the final bump, continue in the front of the chain: sc, 3hdc, 10dc, 5hdc, 8sc, turn [57]
2 Ch 1, 10sc, 4hdc, 8dc, dc2, 2hdc, sc, hdc, dc, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the next st, dc, hdc, sc, 2hdc, dc2, 8dc, 4hdc, 10sc, turn [61]
3 Ch1, 12sc, 4hdc, 6dc, 5hdc, 2sc, (hdc, dc) in the next st, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch sp, (dc, hdc) in the next st, 2sc, 5hdc, 6dc, 4hdc, 12sc, turn [65]

Line the inner ear in front of the outer ear, work the next round through both pieces.

Free Eeyore (Winnie the Pooh) Crochet DIY Headband Disney Ears Pattern Step 7 Free Eeyore (Winnie the Pooh) Crochet DIY Headband Disney Ears Pattern Step 8

4 Ch 1, 10sc, 4hdc, 4dc, dc2, 4dc, 6hdc, sc, inc, (hdc, dc) in the next st, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch sp, (dc, hdc) in the next st, inc, sc, 6hdc, 4dc, dc2, 4dc, 4hdc, 10sc [73]

Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing. Weave the yarn tails from the inner ear in.

Assembly

  • Line the ears up to the headband, roughly 6” (15cm) between the ears. You can put the headband onto your head and position the ears to see where you want them to be.
  • Mark the position of the ears with a marker once you are happy with where they are.

Free Eeyore (Winnie the Pooh) Crochet DIY Headband Disney Ears Pattern Step 9

  • With the wire starting at the centre of the base of the ear, make a 3” (7.5cm) long rectangular frame that is a little bit narrower than the inner ear because it will be going inside the ears. Cut the wire at the base with a wire cutter.

Free Eeyore (Winnie the Pooh) Crochet DIY Headband Disney Ears Pattern Step 10



  • Heat up your glue gun and spread down a layer of glue in the marked spots on the headband. While the glue is still hot, glue the base of the wire to the headband.
  • Reinforce the base of the wire with more glue if you need to.

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  • Carefully slip the ears over the wire. The wire might bend when you do this, just make sure to adjust it back to the shape of the ears.

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  • With the tail we left for sewing, whip stitch the ears to the headband. Do so by wrapping the yarn under the headband then insert the needle through the bottom of the ears. Make sure to go over the wire when you are going through the bottom of the ears. Pull tightly to close the gap off between the ears and the headband.

Free Eeyore (Winnie the Pooh) Crochet DIY Headband Disney Ears Pattern Step 15 Free Eeyore (Winnie the Pooh) Crochet DIY Headband Disney Ears Pattern Step 16

  • Once you’ve whip stitched all the way across the bottom of the ear, whip stitch back across to further secure the ears onto the headband. Weave the tails in and repeat on the other ear.
  • Bend the ears downwards for Eeyore’s signature sad ear droop.

Free Eeyore (Winnie the Pooh) Crochet DIY Headband Disney Ears Pattern Finished


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