Dragon Tail Neckerchief

Dragon Tail Neckerchief

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Crochet Dragon Tail Neckerchief - Swirl

Crochet Dragon Tail Neckerchief – Swirl

Dragon Tail

Introducing the crochet Dragon Tail Neckerchief designed by PurpleIguana on Ravelry. It’s a free pattern.

I wanted to get outside of the 4 corners and simple box ideas for patterns and play with a swirling idea. My friend Nikki, turned me onto this pattern.

Pattern Details

  • Pattern: Dragon Tail Neckerchief
  • Status: Free
  • Notes: Designed by Purple Iguana found on Ravelry. Free Membership to Ravelry is required to download this free pattern.

I made my version a bit bigger but Purple Iguana’s pattern not only includes words but a rough sketch for the crochet diagram. I appreciated the sketch a lot!

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I used one skein of Caron Simply Soft Ombres. The colour was called Teal Zeal. I used a 5 mm, size H crochet hook instead of what the designer asked for.

My button is just for decoration. I have sewed it into position so it just slides over the head. Also, I have gone around the entire neckerchief with single crochet to frame it better. That was a personal preference.

Here are some other pictures of my version to enjoy.

Crochet Dragon Tail Neckerchief - Swirl

Crochet Dragon Tail Neckerchief – Swirl

Crochet Dragon Tail Neckerchief - Swirl

Crochet Dragon Tail Neckerchief – Swirl. Back View.

Mikey, aka Michael Sellick, of The Crochet Crowd, started this online journey back in 2008. A mere hobby in trying to reach out to others as he was mentally struggling with his own issues. His goal was simple, find others in the yarn communities, like him, that have a common interest.

The journey and main baby of the whole idea started with a YouTube Channel and then in 2011, an official website was developed. Michael is not only the face of The Crochet Crowd but also the working engine behind the crowd in self-taught programming, social media and so much more.

Enjoy the stitching journey. Life is short, enjoy this wonderful hobby and all of the learning opportunities that come with it.

14 thoughts on “Dragon Tail Neckerchief”

  1. Kris Gilbert says:

    I’m in the middle of this right now and it feels like I’m increasing too much on the increase row. Does it really alternate 2dc, 1dc and repeat?

  2. Norma Moore says:

    I am a beginner too and love the design but am confused as well since it doesn’t explain and am used to doing turning chain where do I turn? I really am trying to learn new things in crochet but sometimes patterns just accept that you know what is supposed to be done. That can be very frustrating to a beginner.

    1. Norma Moore says:

      I finally figured out the problem which was row 3 should have been 1 dc then 2 dc etc… according to the graph. Now my problem is (although am using H hook) the neck seems to be getting smaller circumference wise. Does this widen out later?

  3. sizrhpy70 says:

    I love this. As a somewhat novice hooker, I am doing your magic circle tutorial. Is this the start you used? Also, do you do the turn chain or the no chain turn? I think I am a bit confused because she says 3 dc in first stitch then 1 dc in next but there are 2 stitches left so would you 1 dc in last 2?

    I don’t know if that makes sense.

    Thanks, Mikey!
    You rock!

  4. cheryl says:

    are you going to do a video for this?

    1. I cannot as it’s a copyright pattern and the design isn’t my own.

    2. Ashley says:

      Even if he doesn’t do a video, this is super easy. I made one in just a few hours and one skein of Red Heart Super Saver with and H size hook. It is literally nothing but double crochet with increases starting in a magic ring. Hope this helps you!

  5. Cathy Henry says:

    I love this pattern! So easy. Simple two row repeat so you can work on it while watching tv and it works up super fast! Thanks for sharing this Mikey!

    1. Good Luck! It goes quick!

  6. carol poindexter says:

    love it! I’ll have to try this one

  7. Betty Jo Petty says:

    Love this one, Mikey! Betty Jo from Crafters by Choice. I live in Arkansas, USA.

  8. Tamara Jones says:

    I think you were “Bang on”. I love this!! Thank you.

  9. jeannestein says:


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