Free knitting patterns for collars to dress up any outfit from t-shirts to gowns. Great use for scrap or leftover yarn. Many of the patterns are free. Updated 7/3/23
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Lydia Lacy Knit Collar
Two color lace collar with beaded edge. Uses Crochet Thread size 3 weight yarn. Designed by Lorna Miser for Aunt Lydia.
Rialto Lace Collar
Lace collar with scalloped edge and front fastening. Great stashbuster for Lace weight yarn. Designed by Debbie Bliss. Pictured projects by designer and kiki
Scallop Edge Collar
High neck lace collar. Uses one skein of Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Mary Maxim. May only be free for a limited time.
Victorian Lace Collar
The perfect way to give your clothes a pretty, handmade touch, this lacy collar will work with most outfits and it’s a quirky alternative to jewelery. Uses one skein 137 yards (125 m) of Sport weight yarn. Designed by Kristen Orme. Pictured projects by shilao and Mandodell
Frilly lace collar knit with a 6 row repeat lace with a ribbon for a dramatic closure. Uses one skein of Sport weight yarn. Designed by DaniDo Crafty.
Dona Inês Collar
Dandelion stitch collar uses less than one skein 98 - 120 yards (90 - 110 m) Fingering weight yarn so it's a great stashbuster. Designed by Filipa Carneiro. Available in English, Portuguese, Spanish
Knit collar with embroidered flowers. One skein of DK weight yarn for main collar with scraps for the flowers. Designed by Lion Brand Yarn.
Old Shale Collar
Lace collar in adult and child sizes. Sizes Adult: One Size. Child:2-6 yrs (8-12, 14-16 yrs). Designed by Irene Rasch for Hobbii. Uses 1 skein 50g of Fingering weight yarn.
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Dona Maria Collar
Lace collar knit sideways in a traditional Portuguese lace edging motif, known as “rendas por música”, which means lace by music. Uses just 71 - 82 yards (65 - 75 m) DK weight yarn so it's a great stashbuster. Designed by Filipa Carneiro. Available in English, Portuguese, Spanish
Collar with a leafy border. Uses one skein 125 - 135 yards (114 - 123 m) of Sport weight yarn. Designed by Dona Carruth.
Undercurrent Socks and Collar
Set of a standalone collar knit on the bias to keep it flat, and cabled socks knit cuff down with heel flap. Inspired by the 1963 Bill Evans and Jim Hall album Undercurrent, played on repeat. Sizes S, M, L. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Lacey Volk.
Dona Amélia Collar
Lace necklace knit sideways in a 4 row repeat. Uses just 66 - 87 yards (60 - 80 m) Sport weight yarn so it's a great stashbuster. Designed by Filipa Carneiro. Available in English, Portuguese, Spanish
Quick lace choker that will dress up any outfit by Erin Ruth. Pictured project by Zefiryn
Lace Collar and Cuffs
Lee Gant designed these matching scalloped lace accessories. Recommended yarn available on pattern page.
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Fie Tee and Collar
Short-sleeved T-shirt pullover sweater knit with an 8 row repeat. Instructions for a separate collar included. Sizes 37in to 48in, 94 (103) 111 (120) cm. Designed by Rachel Søgaard for Filcolana. Available in English, Danish, German, Norwegian, Swedish
Designed by Hilary Engebretson, this necklace can be adjusted for any weight of yarn.
Patterns for Purchase
Vintage style collar accessory with two styles, one with bobbles and one without. 3 Sizes. One 50g skein of DK weight yarn. Designed by Oxana for MasterYarn
Reversible floral collar with intarsia flowers. Sizes XS (S: M: L: XL) Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Tiny Owl Knits
Spirit of the Sea Collar
Cabled collar and shoulder cozy with split front. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Flora Kennedy for Inner Wild
Set of three lace collars, one with ripple lace, another with eyelet, and a third with what looks like mesh. The samples used one skein 25g of the recommended yarn but you might use more. Designed by MadeByGraceXO
Make a statement neckpiece reminiscent of wings with 20 - 25 yards (18 - 23 m) of yarn, a clasp you can repurpose from antique jewelry, buttons or more, and a few beads. 4 sizes. Perfect for leftover scrap yarn. Designed by Laura Nelkin