Cancan Collar

Feb 26, 2013
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The outrageous ruffles of this elegant collar are created with a ribbon yarn that is crocheted onto a smooth crochet base (it's easier than it looks!). Wear this with everything all the time!

Designer: Lily M. Chin
Finished Size:
22 1/2" neck circumference; 40 1/2" chest circumference; 5 3/4" tall.
Double Twist (100% acrylic; 273 yd [250 m]/31/2 oz [100 g]; CYCA #3): # 125 silver (MC), 1 skein.
Rozetti Yarns Opus (92% acrylic, 8% polyester; 54 yd [48 m]/31/2 oz [100 g]; CYCA #5): # 43102 silver lining (CC), 1 skein. Yarns distributed by Universal Yarn.
Hook Size:
H/8 (5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Stitch marker (m); yarn needle.
16 sts and 18 rows = 4" in sc.


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on Dec 8, 2013 2:48 PM

The cancan collar was featured in the 11-25-13 newsletter and I bought the pattern. I didn't know at the time that the Opus ribbon yarn has already been discontinued and haven't found a comparable substitute yet. Very disappointed that it was featured but no longer in production.