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I live in upstate New York, where the sunny season is short, leaving plenty of time to be indoors knitting. Despite holding a degree in apparel design from Cornell University, I took to knitting ...

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Butin Collar

from Nelkin Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Butin Collar
Butin Collar
Butin Collar
Butin Collar
Butin Collar
Butin Collar

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit, work decreases

Pattern Description:

A striking garter stitch necklace, Butin requires only 20 yards of fingering weight yarn and is SO EASY you can make one in a night! Beads are simply slipped up to form a ?swag? of texture at the center of the piece. This is knitted beaded jewelry at it?s easiest!


7.5 sts / 16 rows = 1inches in garter stitch, blocked

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 16? around neck, easily adjusted, see notes.
  • 16 inches around neck, easily adjusted, see notes.


  • Approx. 20 yards fingering weight yarn
  • 74 Size 8 glass beads (A)
  • 32 Size 6 glass beads (B)
  • 3/4 inch 3 strand multistrand clasp

You Will Also Need:

  • US size 2 [2.75 mm] ndls or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Coordinating sewing thread and needle

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