One Skein Granny Rows Neck Warmer (Free Crochet Pattern)


Introducing the One Skein Granny Rows Neck Warmer! This is my last pattern release for 2021 and the third release in the Granny Rows collection. With a fun and simple stitch repetition and beautiful colourway options, this neck warmer won’t disappoint! Grab your favourite colourway of Lion Brand Mandala and 5mm crochet hook to whip up this beauty! Learn more about this free pattern and the other companion pieces in the post below…

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– This pattern is written in US terms
– Gauge is 2×2 inches = 4 rows of HDC containing 7 HDC across.
– Turning CH 3 in the cluster rows counts as a stitch (DC, CH 1)
– Turning CH 1 in SC rows and HDC rows does not count as a stitch
– Special stitch tutorial is included within the pattern
– It might seem like your stitch count is off between the solid rows and the cluster rows. Due to the nature of the cluster stitches, this section has less stitches than the SC and HDC rows. When transitioning from the cluster rows, we need to add in one extra SC stitch to return to the original stitch count of 25 (row 7 when 2 SC are placed into the first stitch)
– Completed size once seamed measures approximately 13 ½ inches long and 11 inches wide (laying flat)
– For cluster rows 3 and 5: the last DC of the final cluster of the row can be placed within the CH 1 space OR into the 2nd CH of the CH 3 from the previous round

Materials Needed:
1 cake of Lion Brand Mandala. Approximately 291-292 yards required. I used “Griffin” colourway
– 5mm hook Check out these great hook options: Furls Streamline, WeCrochet Dots, WeCrochet Radiant
Measuring tape
Yarn needle

CH – Chain
SK – Skip next stitch or cluster
SC – Single Crochet
HDC – Half Double Crochet
DC – Double Crochet

Special Stitch Tutorial:
Clusters – A “cluster” refers to the block of “3 DC” stitches that are grouped together.

Begin by chaining 38. Start row 1 in the second CH from your hook.

Row 1:
Into each stitch across, place 1 SC.
(37 SC stitches)

Row 2:
CH 3 and turn (counts as 1 DC, CH 1). SK two stitches and *place 3 DC into the next stitch. CH 1 and SK the next two stitches.* Repeat across the row from * to * until there are 3 stitches left. CH 1, SK two stitches and place 1 DC into the last stitch.
(2 DC stitches [ends], 11 DC clusters, 12 CH 1 spaces)

Row 3:
CH 2 and turn (counts as 1 DC). Place 2 DC into the first CH space. CH 1 and SK the next cluster. *Place 3 DC in the next CH space, CH 1 and SK the next cluster*. Repeat across the row from * to * until there is one CH space left. Make 3 DC into the final CH space.

(12 DC clusters, 11 CH 1 spaces)

Row 4:
CH 3 and turn (counts as 1 DC, CH 1). SK the next cluster. *Place 3 DC in the next CH space, CH 1 and SK the next cluster*. Repeat across the row from * to * until there is one cluster left. Skip over the next 2 DC of the cluster and place 1 DC into the 2nd CH stitch of the turning CH from row 3.

(2 DC stitches [ends], 11 DC clusters, 12 CH 1 spaces)

Row 5:
Repeat row 3

Row 6:
Repeat row 4

Row 7:
CH 1 (does not count as a stitch). Into the first CH space place 2 SC. Place 1 SC into each of the next 3 DC stitches. *SK the next CH space and place 1 SC into each of the next 3 DC stitches.* Repeat from * to * until the end of the row. In the last CH space, place 2 SC.
(37 SC stitches)

Rows 8-11:
CH 1 and turn (does not count as a stitch). Into the first stitch and each stitch across, place 1 HDC. After completing row 11, CH 1 and turn.

(37 HDC stitches)

Rows: 12-66:
Repeat rows 1-11

After completing row 66 (last row of HDC), fasten off but leave a long tail for seaming. Bring your two short ends together for joining. I like to use the “invisible seam” but please feel free to use your preferred method. Fasten off and weave in all ends. If needed, flip your neck warmer so that any visible seam is on the inside.

Your beautiful One Skein Granny Rows Neck Warmer is complete! If you enjoyed this design, please consider sharing a photo of your beautiful work! Snap a picture and add it to your Ravelry projects or post it to Instagram and give me a tag (@sweet_bee_crochet). I’d love to see!

My testers were so fabulous and helpful during this testing process and their finished neck warmers are absolutely beautiful! Check out my tester photos below!

Check out the companion pieces to this project below…

Thank you so much for your continued support. I appreciate all your shares, feedback, project photos and little “hello’s”! I hope you all have a wonderful holiday and new year. Get ready for more fun patterns and tutorials coming in 2022! Happy Crocheting!