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Collarette Knitting Pattern

This lovely free knitting pattern is a vintage inspired collarette. A simple lace design, choose a stylish button to fasten it and you have a really cute little piece to brighten up a blouse.

The knitting pattern is featured in this knitting pattern leaflet.

Materials Required

1 pair of 9mm needles
1 pair of 6.5mm needles
Approx 20g of aran/worsted thickness yarn Button to fasten
Scissors and needle for sewing up

Abbreviations and Terminology

K – knit
P – purl

k2tog – knit 2 stitches togetherkfb – knit into the front and back of stitch, increasing by 1
Yo – pass the yarn over the right hand needle and to the front Kfb – knit into the front and back of the stitch, increasing by one

Ssk – slip two stitches knitwise individually, then knit them together Rep – repeat
Patt – pattern

Tension Gauge
Over 5cm in patt on 9mm needles – 8 stitches and 10 rows

Finished Measurements Width approx 10cm and length 36cm.

Knitting Pattern

With 6.5mm needles cast on 3 stitches. Work the following increase rows:

  1. K3
  2. Kfb, k1, kfb (5)
  3. K5
  4. Kfb, k1, yo, k2tog, kfb (7)
  5. K7
  6. Kfb, k5, kfb (9)
  7. K9
  8. Kfb, k7, kfb (11)

Change to 9mm needles

Commence the following 4 row lace pattern, working until piece measures 35cm from cast on edge. End with a row 4.

  1. K3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3
  2. K2, p7, k2
  3. K2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k2
  4. K2, p7, k2

Change to 6.5mm needles.
Work the following decrease rows:

  1. K2tog, k7, k2tog (9)
  2. K9
  3. K2tog, k5, k2tog (7)
  4. K7
  5. K2tog, k3, k2tog (5)
  6. K5
  7. K2tog, k1, k2tog 3)
  8. K3

Cast off

Make up

Weave in all ends. Sew button in position on side without the buttonhole.


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