Add Victorian flair or a steampunk edge to any outfit with this deceptively easy-to-knit accessory. Knit side to side, the flounce is worked as part of each row. Comfortably follow the step-by-step instructions to whip up a polished final product while mastering each technique. Personalize with buttons that express your style and you’re ready to go. This is a perfect travel piece which will expand and add versatility to any basic wardrobe.

Photos by Nancy Rothstein

As Shown

Collar Color Natural
Capelette Color Masters Green


Collar Cody from Mountain Meadow Wool, 100% Merino, 50g/200 yds (181m)
Collar 2 skeins
Capelette Sterling Silk & Silver from Kraemer Yarns, 63% superwash merino, 20% silk, 15% nylon, 2% silver, 100g/420 yds (384m)
Capelette 1 skein


Collar Finished length 19″
Collar Finished depth 6.75″
Capelette Finished length 19″
Capelette Finished depth 12.5″


5 sts/in and 10 rows/in = 20 sts/4” and 46 rows/4” in Garter on size 4(3.5mm) ndls
5 sts/in and 8.75 rows/in = 20 sts/4” and 35 rows/4” in Flounce on size 4(3.5mm) ndls


Size 4(3.5mm) ndls OR size to obtain gauge


Stitch markers, tapestry needle, 3 size 0.75″ buttons

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