One Skein Neck Warmer.
Recently, I discovered I have a flare for one skein projects which is one of the reasons I designed this “One skein Neck warmer”. The second being that its so appropriate for the present weather and would be a perfect project to make now.
This is one of the coziest scarf/cowl you’d find, I love the drape and how fast this works up. It’s a must have in every wardrobes for the stylish lady.
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You can make yourself one or three of this One skein Neck warmer in no time using any fingering or 2 strands of Double Knit yarn (#3).
How long does it take to crochet this?
This is a fast project that can be completed over few minutes to hours. In as much as we have different speed, this is a beginner project and would not take too long to complete.
You might also love this free pattern here on my blog
It is amazing how a very minor change can totally affect the finial out look of a project If you want a bulky neck warmer, you should consider using a worsted or even bulky weight yarn for yours.
While still talking about neck warmers, I have a range of different textures and beautiful crochet neck warmers on my blog.
Easy Breezy Crochet Neck warmer
Pocket crochet cowl/neck warmer
Honeycomb Reversible Crochet neck warmer
Get the Print friendly version on Ravelry
Remember that as with all my patterns, you can sell your finished item and not with the pattern. Do tag me with your makes, I love seeing how creative you are with my patterns.
Materials needed to make this one skein crochet neck warmer
Yarn – Hobbii Cotton Twirls in Brazilian Opal (30) cotton kings, fingering #2 weight (100% cotton, 875yards/800m per 7.1oz/200g)
Suggested substitutes – Any fingering weight yarn is advised
Some testers used Lion Brand Shawl in a ball (58% cotton, 9% acrylic, 3% other, 5.0 oz/150g 518yards/473m)
If you would prefer to use any other weight of yarn for your own version of this once skein neck warmer, make sure to adjust your foundation chain and the number of pattern repeats accordingly.
Estimated Yardage – 440 yards
Hook and other Materials
- US size H/8 (5 MM) Crochet hook
- Buttons (3 pieces, 2” each)
Difficulty level – Intermediate
Terms – US Terminology
Final Measurement – 26″ by 9″ (This is a one size fits most)
Chain(s) – ch(s)
Single Crochet – sc
Half double crochet – hdc
Double crochet – dc
Special Stitch Explanation
Half double crochet 3 together cluster – Hdc3tog.cluster – Yarn over (yo), pull up loop in last stitch made, (yo, pull up loop from next stitch), (twice), yo, pull through 6 loops, yo pull through 2 loops (this is hdc3togrther and its done at the beginning of each row)
The subsequent hdc3togclusters would be started from the last st i.e (3rd st in the hdc3tog)
Note the arrows in the attached image, the first arrow shows the 3rd st where hdc3tog was made, this would be the 1st stitch for the next hdc3tog.cluster
- Kindly read through the pattern especially the special stitch explanation before commencing.
- Chains at the beginning of the rows do not count as a stitch unless stated.
- The pattern is worked in rows, with turning after each row
- You can make this as long as you’d love by increasing the numbers of rows
- The sides can be joined together if you do not want to attach buttons
Row 1: Chain 54, dc in 3rd chain from hook, dc in the remaining chains (52 dc), turn.
Row 2: Ch 2, dc in each st across (52 dc), turn
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in same ch 1 space, ch 1, *6 dc in same st as sc, skip next 3 sts, sc in next st, ch 1, repeat from * to end of the row (78 dc, 13 sc, 13 ch-sps), turn
Row 4: Ch 1, sc in first st, *ch 3, sc in next ch 1 space from the row below, repeat from* to end of the row (13 sc, 13 ch-sps), turn.
Row 5 – 14: Repeat Row 3 and 4 alternating
Row 15: Ch 1, sc in each st and chain across (52 sc), turn
Check hdc3tog.cluster for stitch definition and pictures
Row 16: Ch 2, *hdc3tog.cluster in next 3 sts, ch 1, repeat from * to end of row, hdc in last st (25 hdc clusters, 25 ch-sp), turn
Row 17: Ch 1, sc in each st across (52 sc), turn
Row 18 – 61: Repeat row 16 – 17 alternating
Row 62 – 74: Repeat Row 3 – 4, 6 more times
Row 75: Ch 2, DC in each st across, turn
Row 76: Repeat row 75
Ch 1, work hdc in each st across, ch 1 at each corner
On the short side – ch 1, *sc in first st, ch 5, skip next 2 sts, sc in next 15 sts, repeat * 1 more time, Ch 5, skip next 2 sts, sc in last st.
Sew buttons to the opposite side.
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This scarf is beautiful. I love the texture on the ends. Thank you for the free pattern.
Thank you Colleen. I am glad you love the cowl
I’m confused about the yarn that you used. Pattern shows: Yarn – Brazilian Opal (30) cotton kings, fingering #3 weight (100% cotton, 875yards/800m per 7.1oz/200g). fingering #3 weight is it fingering (wt 1) or wt 3 (DK)?
I’d like to make this neck warmer but not sure about the yarn weight.
Brazilian Opal is fingering and more of #2 weight. However, this neck warmer can be made using any yarn weight. When substituting any other weight of yarn, make sure to adjust the foundation chain and the repeats accordingly.