A warming Collar is a pretty substitute for a neckwarmer or a scarf. They are fun and a good change from the regular neckwear. This one is feminine, pretty and easy to make!
Ruby Shells Pretty Warming Collar
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Hot Red
Crochet hook size H
Red sewing thread
Blunt needle to weave ends
Red button of your choice about 3/4" across
Row 1- Make 1 dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 3, turn.
Row 2- 6 dc in 2nd dc of row, skip 2 dc, 1 sc in next dc, *skip 2 dc, 7 dc in next dc, skip 2 dc, 1 sc in next dc, rep from * across,
ending row as follows: skip 1 dc, 1 sc in next dc, skip 1 dc, 4 dc in last dc of row. Ch 7 turn. Row 3- Skip 3 dc, 1 sc in next dc, *ch 7, skip next sc and each of next 6 dc,
1 sc in next dc, rep from * across. Ch 3, turn.
Row 4- Work 6 dc in first chain loop, make 1 sc in sixth dc of previous row shell, catching the rest of the chain loop as you secure the sc. Make 7 dc in next chain loop, 1 sc in sixth dc of previous row shell, catching the rest of chain loop where you just made the 7 dc as you secure the sc. Repeat across.
end row as follows: make 7 dc in last chain loop, 1 sc in last dc of previous row. Ch 1, turn.
Row 5- Sc on the side of the neckwarmer until you reach the top of first stitch of foundation dc row. Ch 3, 1 dc in top of each dc across, using foundation loops. Ch 3, turn.
Rows 6 to 7- 1 dc in each dc of row. Ch 3, sl st in edge of the base of last dc of that same row. Ch 1, turn. Make 4 sc in loop formed, sl st in top of that last dc. (Buttonhole made). Fasten off, weave in tail.
Wavy Shell Row- First Part: (This row is optional. It was added to make the neckwarmer cute.) Working on the right side of the neckwarmer, join yarn with sl st to post of 1st dc of 2nd dc row, ch 6, skip 2 dc, sl st in post of next dc, *ch 6, skip 2 dc, sl st in post of next dc. Rep from * across. End row as follows: Ch 5, skip 1 dc, sl st in post of last dc. Ch 3, turn.
Second Part: 6 dc in 1st loop, 1 sc in last ch of same chain loop, *7 dc in next chain loop, 1 sc in last chain of same loop, rep from * across. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Sew button in place.