Transverse Collar

from Kira K Designs

Transverse Collar Pattern


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Knitting: Transverse Collar
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Men



Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

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)

About Designer

About Designer

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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 theatrical costume designer, is a strong influence on her design sense, and many patterns reference styles from the 1920s through the 1960s. Kira's family history of Danish Modern furniture design is ...

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