Crochet Mask Extender

Because many people are experiencing ear chaffing from extended use of their mask on their ears, I made this face mask extender crochet pattern for free. This works for most basic earloop masks. It works well to prevent the chaffing and not make the mask so tight!

With 4.5 mm Crochet Hook

ABBREVIATIONS USED:

SLST=Slip Stitch

CH=Chain

SC=Single Crochet

ST(S)=Stitch or Stitches

Foundation: CH 15

ROW 1: starting in the second CH from hook, SC in each of the next 13 CHs across, 3 SC in last CH, turn to start working on other side of foundation CH, SC in back sides of 12 CH, 2 SC in last CH, do not join =30 SC

ROW 2: 2 SC in first ST, put a stitch marker in the first ST, SC in next 12 STS, 2 SC in next 3 STS, SC in next 12 STS, 2 SC in last 2 STS =36 SC

ROW 3: 2 SC in next 2 STS, put stitch marker in first ST, SC in next 13 STS, 2 SC in next 4 STS, SC in next 15 STS, 2 SC in last 2 SC =44 SC

ROW 4: 2 SC in next 3 STS, put a stitch marker in the first ST, SC in next 15 STS, 2 SC in next 6 STS, SC in next 17 STS, 2 SC in next 3 STS =56 SC

ROW 5: Make sure to put a stitch maker in the first ST, SC evenly around =56 SC

To end it, SLST in next 2 STS, cut yarn and sew on the buttons TIGHTLY



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