Elena Kagan Blue Beaded Collar by Donna Druchunas & Ava Coleman

Elena Kagan Blue Beaded Collar

September 2015
Lace ?
40 stitches = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
200 yards (183 m)
22" / 56 cm circumference at top 3.5" / 9 cm deep

The collars worn by the lady Associate Justices of the Supreme Court date in style from this 1800s time period, extending into the early part of the twentieth century. They vary in style, but they allow for a dignified touch to their otherwise stark black robes… read more in Stories In Stitches 5.

The body of the Blue Beaded Collar is worked in the round. The edging is knit separately and sewn to the body.