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Destrehan, LA (near New Orleans)

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Rock Star Choker

from HeartStrings Knitting Patterns
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Rock Star Choker
Rock Star Choker sample pattern page
Rock Star Choker
Rock Star Choker

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, yarn over
  • stitch instructions are both charted and written

Pattern Description:

Turn a plain outfit into something special with this lovely lace collar.

Shown here in Tilli Tomas Rock Star, a sumptuous silk yarn plied with beads. Or use your choice of DK / worsted weight yarn. This collar knits up quickly on size 7 US / 4.5 mm needles using only 60 yards of yarn.

Construction: worked flat in rows starting at neckline and increasing to lower edge in one piece; no sewing or grafting

Stitches used: knit, purl, slip, knit 2 stitches together, purl 3 stitches together, slip slip knit, center double decrease, yarn over

Stitch instructions: charted and written

Skill level: intermediate or adventurous advanced beginner lace knitter


17.5 stitches = 4" over lace pattern at neckline

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Ribbon-gathered neckline accommodates neck measurements up to 16"; finished measurement along lower edge is approximately 30"
  • For larger neck sizes, go up a needle size and allow a bit more yarn


  • 60 yards DK or worsted weight yarn
  • Size US 7 (4.5 mm) needles suggested

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 stitch markers
  • tapestry needle for finishing ends
  • blocking board and rust proof pins
  • narrow ribbon

Suggested yarn:

60 yards of DK weight

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