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Kira K Designs is a line of original knitting and crochet patterns with a streamlined and eminently wearable aesthetic. Research on historical clothing, which Kira did during her former career as a ...

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Transverse Collar

from Kira K Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Transverse Collar
Transverse Collar
Transverse Collar
Transverse Collar

Pattern Description:

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!


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

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 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"


  • 140(150, 165) yards DK weight yarn
  • US 6 (4mm) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • sewing needle and thread in color similar to buttons
  • stitch holders or scrap yarn
  • yarn needle

You Will Also Need:

  • four …ž" buttons (buttons shown are …ž" by …" ovals)