Steampunk Collar by Jodie Gordon Lucas

Steampunk Collar

Knitting
September 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in firmly blocked stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
480 - 520 yards (439 - 475 m)
One Size
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Created as an art piece for the annual Steampunk Spectacle at my local library, the Steampunk Collar fits perfectly with both the industrial and Victorian themes associated with the extremely popular Steampunk Genre.

The ruffled, close-fitting neckline of the collar increases dramatically in “spokes” which create a flirty ruffled effect at the outer edge. The collar’s bold lines are perfect for hand-painted yarns like Hawthorne.
While the Steampunk Collar is wonderful as a costume piece, its eye-catching style makes it a welcome addition to any knitter’s accessory collection.

Techniques used: Twisted German Cast On, directional increases and decreases, button hole, Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind Off.

Finished Dimensions
Neck (tightest point): 14 inches
Length (total): 11 inches
Outer edge: 54 inches