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Corsage Choker/Headband

Mother-Daughter Knits: 30 Designs to Flatter & Fit
Knitting
March 2009
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
US 8 - 5.0 mm
4.0 mm (G)
52 - 65 yards (48 - 59 m)
Two lengths

Simple and small strip of knitting that is ruffled and then wrapped to form a flower at the neck or on your head. Very “Sex and the City”!

Skill Level: Easy

Sizing Information:

  • One size-
  • Finished width: 1.25” / 3 cm
  • Finished choker length: 27” / 68.5 cm
  • Finished headband length: 30” / 76 cm

Materials:

Choker:
52 yd / 47 m (1 ball) Classic Elite Princess (40% merino, 28% viscose, 10% cashmere, each approx. 1 3/4 oz / 50g and 150 yd / 135m), in color 3458 Royal red (medium/worsted weight)

Headband:
65 yd / 59 m (1 ball) Berroco Suede Deluxe (85% nylon, 10% rayon, 5% polyester, each approx. 1 3/4 oz / 50g and 100 yd / 92m), in color 3904 Hopalong Gold (medium/worsted weight)

Both:

  • One pair 5 mm / US 8 needles
  • One 4 mm / US G-6 crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle

Gauge

  • 6 sts = approx. 1.25” / 3 cm in stitch pattern
  • 6 rows = approx. 11” / 2.5 cm in stitch pattern
  • Gauge does not matter.
  • Choker has fewer ruffles at one end, creating a smaller flower that stays in place at the neck better.