Pretty American Girl Warming Collar

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Warming collars are favorites of mine and have been so popular at Craftybegonia that I decided to make another one.
Since this one has patriotic colors, I decided to name it Pretty American Girl, and it is warmly dedicated to all lovely ladies of crochet who will make it to wear it, to give it away to friends and loved ones and best of all, who will also remember to make one or two for a needy good cause!

Materials-
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Soft Navy (about half a skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Cherry Red (About half a skein)
Crochet hooks sizes H and F
Scissors
Blunt needle to weave in tails and sew ties

Collar-
With Soft Navy ch 53.
Note- Each ch 3 and ch for stands as the fists stitch of row.
Row 1- 1 dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across.(53 dc) Ch 4, turn.
Row 2- 1 tr in each of next 2 dc, 2 tr in next dc, [1 tr in each of next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc] rep 5 times,
1 tr in each of next 4 dc, 2 tr in next dc, [1 tr in each of next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc] rep 9 times, 1 tr in
each of next 3 dc, 2 tr in last st of row. Ch 4, turn.
Row 3- 1 tr in each of next 9 trs, 2 tr in next tr, [1 tr in each of next 5 tr, 2 tr in next tr,] rep 10 times, 1 tr in each of last 7 trs. Ch 3, turn.






Row 4- 1 dc in same spot as ch 3, 1 dc in each of next 5 tr, 2 dc in next tr, [1 dc in each of next 5 tr, 2 dc in next tr] rep across, 1 dc in each of last 4 tr to end row. Fasten off Soft Navy, weave in tail.
Row 5- Join Cherry Red. Ch 4, 1 dc in same spot as ch 4, skip 1 dc, [1 dc in next dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc, 1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc in next dc] rep across, end row with 1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc in last dc. Ch 5, turn.
Row 6- Skip sts till you reach the ch-1 sp or next V st, [1 dc, ch 1,] rep 5 times in that V st, ch 1, skip next dc and ch sp, 1 dc  in next dc, ch 1, skip next dc and ch sp, 1 dc in next ch sp, *[1 dc, ch 1,] rep 5 times in that V st, ch 1, skip next dc and ch sp, 1 dc  in next dc, ch 1, skip next dc and ch sp, 1 dc in next ch sp, rep from * across. 
Row 7- Ch 1, 1 sc in each of first 4 sts, 1 sc in next st, ch 5, sl st in same st, 1 sc in each of next 4 sts, ch 4, skip next dc and ch sp, 1 sc in next ch-sp, ch 4, *1 sc in each of next 4 sts, 1 sc in next st, ch 5, sl st in same st, 1 sc in each of next 4 sts, ch 4, skip next dc and ch sp, 1 sc in next ch-sp, ch 4, rep from * across. Fasten off, weave in tail.

Ties (Make 2)-  
With Cherry Red an F hook, ch 44.
Work 5 dc in 4th ch from hk (6 dc counting beg ch), insert hook into the beg ch and draw yarn through, gathering the sts into a popcorn, make a sl st to secure. Fasten off, weave in tail.
Thread blunt needle with red yarn and sew ties in place as seen in photos. Fasten off, weave in tails.

Done!

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2 comments:

Katherines Corner said...

cute!!! I enjoyed my visit to your sweet blog xo

Charlotte said...

Just wanted to stop by and say hello. I sometimes do not comment, but I do read your posts. Stay cool!