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Skill level: Easy


Size:  Approx. 30” circumference at shoulder (unstretched), 9” deep (unfolded)




1 ball (155 yd.) heavy worsted wt. yarn (sample shown in Moda Dea “Tweedle-Dee”)


Size 11 (8 mm) circular needle (24” length)


Size K/10.5 (6.5 mm) crochet hook


Tapestry needle


Gauge: 10 sts & 20 rows = 4”  in garter stitch on size 11 ndl.


Pattern notes:  Collar is knit circularly from neck down. Bind-off is achieved by picking up stitches on last round with crochet hook and creating a crochet loop bind-off.


Terms/Abbreviations:  beginning (beg), bind off (BO), cast on (CO), chain (ch), knit (K), loop (lp), needle (ndl), purl (P), repeat (rep), round (rnd), slip stitch (sl st), stitch (st), yarn over (yo)




CO 72 sts loosely, join for circular knitting, being careful that sts are not twisted on needle. Place marker to note beginning of round.


*K2, P2, rep from * around (72 sts)


Rep last round until ribbed section measures 4” from beg.


Change to garter stitch in the round:


K1 rnd.


P1 rnd.


Rep last 2 rnds until piece measures 8” from beg.






Crochet bind-off edging:


Rnd 1: With crochet hook, transfer first 2 sts on knitting needle to hook, yo and pull lp through these 2 sts (1 lp remains on hook), ch 5, *transfer next 2 sts on knitting needle to hook, yo and pull lp through all 3 sts on hook, ch 5, rep from * around until all sts have been worked off knitting needle, join with sl st (36 ch-5 loops).


Rnd 2: Ch 1, *in next ch-5 loop work (sc, hdc, dc, hdc, sc), rep from * around, join with sl st. Fasten off and weave in ends.



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