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I’m currently OBSESSED with crochet. My every spare moment for the last 3 weeks has been spent either crocheting or reading (I’m reading Allegiant right now and it’s kind of hard to put down). If you were to take a peek at the Sew Creative Instagram page it is filled with photos of crocheted items I’ve been making.
If you take a peek at the Sew Creative Pinterest page their are a whole lot of crochet pattern pins filling up my recent pins section.
I’m crochet CRAZY!
Today I thought that I would share a pattern with you from one of my favorite crochet books So Pretty Crochet by Amy Palanjian.
This pretty neck warmer looks like it would crochet up quickly and make a perfect weekend project.
One of the things that I love about So Pretty Crochet is that it’s a collection of crochet projects from a variety of crafty people. The Scalloped-Edge Neck Warmer project was created by Janelle Haskin.
SCALLOPED-EDGE NECK WARMER
“What I love most about crocheting is that it starts off as a simple skein of yarn, and it’s up to you to turn it into something someone will love.”- Janelle Haskin
Chunky and oversized, this piece is a bold statement that will keep you cozy and looking pulled together. The decorative scallops and round shape elevate it above a basic scarf, making it an accessory that deserves to be worn indoors and out.
2 skeins (6 oz/170 g and 106 yd/97 m) Lion Brand Wool-Ease Super Bulky Thick & Quick in Fisherman
Size S/35/19 mm crochet hook
1 To start making the scalloped edging, ch 41 and join with a sl st to form a ring, being careful not to twist chain.
2 Ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc 5 times in the sl st join of the first ch from Step 1, sl st in next ch—first scallop completed.
3 Sc 1 in next ch.
4 [Dc 6 times in the next ch, sl st in next ch]—next scallop completed, sc 1 in the next ch.
5 Rep Step 4 until you have com-pleted 15 scallops, ending the last scallop with a sl st into base of the first scallop.
6 Make another sl st through the ch in the ring of first scallop.
7 Flip the ring of scallops right-side up and bring the crochet hook and yarn through the ring.
8 Moving on to the body of the neck warmer, ch 1 and sc in every chain until you complete the rnd. (41 sc) Finish with a sl st in the first ch-1 of this step.
9 Ch 3 (counts as first dc), then complete 10 rnds of dc.
10 Ch 1, then do 1 rnd of sc (sc in each dc top).
11 Finish with a sl st in the beginning of sc round, fasten off, and weave in any loose ends.
* Make these two-tone by crocheting the scallops in a slightly different shade than the body of the neck warmer.
* Simplify by skipping the scallops and start with Step 8 to make the body of the neck warmer with a basic chain stitch.
* Add an embellishment to one side of the front to dress it up. Try a vintage brooch or a silk or crocheted flower.
Thank you to Raincoast Books & Chronicle Books for letting me share this Scalloped Edged Crocheted Neck Warmer Pattern by the very talented Janelle Haskin with my readers. This and other beautiful crochet projects can be found in So Pretty Crochet by Amy Palanjian.
Tell me… What crafty projects do you have planned for the weekend?