Berthe Collar by Karin Maag-Tanchak
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Berthe Collar

Knitting
April 2007
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 45 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch, see notes
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
276 - 475 yards (252 - 434 m)
About 4.5 inches wide and 17 inches long

Two Versions in book:

Blue Version
Gauge: 20 stitches and 45 rows = 4 inches in garter stitch
Needles: US4
Yarn: Alchemy Yarns Bamboo

Green Version
Gauge: 19 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches in garter stitch
Needles: US5
Yarn: Blue Heron Yarns Cotton/Rayon Seed

From book:
“This collar is what those single skeins were meant for… . it curves and lies flat all at the same time… .You can knit it looser than ball band gauge and let the front flow into ruffles. . . Or knit it at ball band gauge or snugger and go for the sleek and tailored look.”