Transverse Collar

Transverse Collar

 

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This elegant collar will keep your neck warm and cozy on even the windiest days. Worked sideways with short rows, it flares out over your shoulders to avoid gaps between the collar and your shirt. The slip-stitch pattern creates a woven texture, an asymmetrically slanted opening, and has the added bonus of making short rows easy – no wraps needed!

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
Neck Circumference: 13.25″(14.25″, 15.25″), not including 1″ overlap.
Lower Circumference: 23″(24.75″, 26.5″), not including 1″ overlap.
Length: 5.5″

GAUGE 4″ = 26 sts and 32 rows in Crossed Stitch
Note: yarn shown usually knits at 21-23 sts to 4″ in Stocking Stitch.

MATERIALS
140(150, 165) yards dk weight yarn
US 6/4mm knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge
yarn needle
4 ⅞” buttons (buttons shown are ⅝” by ⅞” ovals)
sewing needle and thread in color similar to buttons

YARN SHOWN Sincere Sheep Cormo Sport (100% cormo wool; 200 yards/2 ounces)