One of the things that can make you feel the most miserable and uncomfortable in a chilly wind is to have your neck uncovered, it seems to reflect upon your whole body, but if you have something cozy and warm around our neck, you'll feel okay even in the rain. Sunglow is very easy to make but lovely and warm, it is also one of the easiest and fastest warming collars you can ever make.
Size- 16 inches long x 5" wide (once folded)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Gold (about 1/2 skein)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Cornmeal (about 1/2 skein)
Crochet hook size H
With H hook and Gold, ch 25.
Row 1- 1 dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across. (23 dc) Ch 4, turn.
Row 2- 1 tr in next dc in each dc across. (23 tr) Ch 3, turn.
Row 3- 1 dc in each tr across. Ch 4, turn.
Rows 4 to 18- Alternate rows 2 and 3. (23 sts) Ch 3, turn.
Row 19- 1 tr in each dc across. (23 sts) Ch 4, turn.
Row 20- 1 tr in each dc across. (23 sts) Fasten off, weave in tails.
(Right Side) Join Cornmeal to Wrong Side of long side of Sunglow.
Rnd 1- Work 51 sc across long side of piece. Work 2 sc in last stitch and turn the corner to crochet across the
short side of the piece, make 1 sc in each st across short side, then turn to work across the opposite long side of the piece, making 51 sc across that long side, and
end by working 1 sc across each stitch of the last short side of piece. (51 + 51 + 24 + 24= 150 sc) Sl st to join rnd to first stitch.
Rnd 2- Ch 3, skip 2 sc, 6 dc in next sc, ch 1, skip 2 sc, 1 sc in next sc, ch 1, skip 2 sc, 6 dc in next sc, *ch 1, skip 2 sc, 6 dc in next sc, ch 1, skip 2 sc, 1 sc in next sc, ch 1, skip 2 sc, 6 dc in next sc,rep from * across,
to end row proceed as follows: 6 dc in next sc, ch 1, skip 2 sc, 1 sc in next sc, ch 1, skip only 1 sc, 6 dc in next sc, ch 3, skip only 1 sc, sl st in last stitch of row. DO NOT FASTEN OFF.
Including Edging of shells, count 8 sts across, fold Sunglow right there.
Row 1- Insert hook into the sc of the row right behind the folded row and sl st to secure the fold. Sl st across row os sc that lies at the back of the folded piece until you reach the top of the collar.
Sl st there and ch 43.
Row 2- 1 4 dc in 4th ch from hook, (count as 5 dc) drop loop from hook, insert hook front to back through the top of the first dc of the popcorn, yarn over and pull through all loops on hook to form the popcorn. Fasten off, and weave in tail.
Join yarn to the opposite side of collar and repeat the same. Fasten off, weave in tails.