My first free pattern!

So today I post my first pattern for you. It’s for a crocheted Peter Pan collar to attach to a t-shirt. It’s an easy pattern to follow, written in British English terms. You will need to know how to dc, htr and tr beforehand.

You will need:

Crochet Hook size 4mm
100% cotton 50g
1 pretty button of medium size

TO MAKE COLLAR:

Work 130 ch with Cotton on hook size 4mm. Turn and work 1 dc in 7th ch from hook (the first 6 ch = strap), then work 1 dc in every dc = 124 dc. Turn. 1ch

ROW 1:
1 dc in every dc. Turn. 1ch
ROW 2:
Work 1 dc in each of the first 8 dc,* 2 dc in next dc, 1 dc in each of the next 9 dc *, repeat from *-*, finish with 2 dc in next dc and 1 dc in each of the last 5 dc = 136 dc. Turn. 1ch
ROW 3:
Work 1 dc in each of the first 8 dc,* 2 dc in next dc, 1 dc in each of the next 10 dc *, repeat from *-*, finish with 2 dc in next dc and 1 dc in each of the last 6 dc = 148 dc. Turn. 1ch
ROW 4:
Work 1 dc in each of the first 8 dc,* 2 dc in next dc, 1 dc in each of the next 11 dc *, repeat from *-*, finish with 2 dc in next dc and 1 dc in each of the last 7 dc = 160 dc. Turn. 1ch
ROW 5:
Work 3 ch, skip the first 4 dc, 1 tr in next dc, 3 ch, 1 tr in same dc, * skip 4 dc, work 1 tr in next dc, 3 ch, 1 tr in same dc *, repeat from *-* until 5 dc remain, skip 4 dc, 1 tr in last dc. Turn. 1ch
ROW 6:
3 ch, 2 tr in first ch-loop, 4 ch, 2 tr in same loop, * in next loop work 2 tr, 4 ch, 2 tr *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 tr in 3rd ch from beg of previous row. Turn. 1ch
ROW 7:
3 ch, 3 tr in first ch-loop, 4 ch, 3 tr in same loop, * in next loop work 3 tr, 4 ch, 3 tr *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 tr in 3rd ch from beg of previous row. Turn. 1ch
ROW 8:
1 ch, 1 dc in first tr, in first ch-loop work 1 htr, 7 tr, 1 htr, * 1 dc between 6 tr, in next ch-loop work 1 htr, 7 tr, 1 htr *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 dc in 3rd ch from beg of previous row.

Cut and fasten the thread.

Sew on a button at the top of collar.

Stitch onto an old t-shirt that compliments the colour of you collar.

Congratulations you have upcycled yourself a very trendy new top!

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