Lace Collar Pattern No 3

Knitted ruffled collar with two layers

A sample of lace collar pattern #3 showing the optional second layer at the top.

Updated Pattern

In Words

Abbreviations

K = knit
P = purl
Yo = yarn over
K2tog = knit two stitches together

Pattern

This pattern can be knit with fine thread for a vintage look or with dk weight yarn and 4mm needles for a retro 1980’s look.

Bottom Ruffle

Cast on 32 stitches

R1 (RS): k32
R2 (WS): p28, turn leaving the last 4 stitches unworked
R3: k20, (yo, k2tog) three times, k2
R4: p28, turn leaving the last 4 stitches unworked
R5: k28
R6: k32
R7: k4, p28
R8: k2, (yo, k2tog) three times, k20, turn leaving the last 4 stitches unworked
R9: p28
R10: k32
Rows 1 – 10 form the pattern. Repeat as many times as desired.

Optional Top Edge

Cast on 9 sts
R1 (RS): k9
R2 (WS): p7, turn leaving 2sts unworked
R3: k1, (yo, k2tog) twice, k2
R4: p7, turn leaving 2sts unworked
R5: k7
R6: k9
R7: k2, p7
R8: k2, (yo, k2tog) twice, k1, turn leaving 2sts unworked
R9: p7
R10: k9

Rows 1 – 10 form the pattern. Repeat until the length of the work matches the bottom ruffle. Note: The top edge is meant to sit on top of the bottom ruffle as a second layer. Therefore you will work the same number of repeats.

Join the two layers together at the top by sewing or with a crochet edge.

Charted

This pattern can be knit with fine thread for a vintage look or with dk weight yarn and 4mm needles for a retro 1980’s look.

Bottom Ruffle

Cast on 32 stitches

Knitting chart 1 for lace collar 3. From Home Work, published in 1891

Rows 1 – 10 form the pattern. Repeat as many times as desired.

Optional Top Edge

Cast on 9 sts

Knitting chart 2 for lace collar 3. From Home Work, published in 1891

Rows 1 – 10 form the pattern. Repeat until the length of the work matches the bottom ruffle. Note: The top edge is meant to sit on top of the bottom ruffle as a second layer. Therefore you will work the same number of repeats.

Join the two layers together at the top by sewing or with a crochet edge.

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