Frill Trim Choker
Published in Inside Crochet issue 29

Check the length of the choker after completing Row 1 to make sure it will fit correctly. Add or subtract stitches from Row 1 for a custom fit.

Finished size: 15in long x 1.5in wide

Yarn: Koigu KPM (100% merino wool; 175yds [160m]/1.5oz [50g]): 2151 mint green: 1 skein

Hook: size F (3.75mm)
Gauge: 4” x 4” = 7st x 8 rows in filet.
1½” button
yarn needle
thread to match yarn


Special stitches:
Picot stitch: sc in next st, ch 3, sc in same st

Ch 84
Row 1: dc in 4th ch from hook, *ch 3, sk 3, dc in next st* repeat from *.
Row 2: ch 1, DO NOT TURN, 2 sc in corner, working across the opposite side of the ch edge, sc in each ch, 2 sc in corner, (84st) DO NOT TURN, working along the side of Row 1, 2 sc in the side of dc, 2 sc in corner, 3 sc in ch-3 sp, *sc in dc, 3 sc in ch-3 sp* repeat from * until last st, sc in last dc (84st).
Row 3: ch 1, turn, *2 sc in each sc* repeat from * to end (180st).
Row 4: ch 1, turn, *2sc in each sc* repeat from * to end (360st).
Fasten off.

Picot edge:
Reattach yarn on either top corner (frill side is bottom).
Row 1: ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 2 st, picot in next st, *sc in next 3 st, picot st in next st* repeat from * until 3 st from end, sc in next 3 st (83 st).
Fasten off.

Weave in ends.
Sew button on one end of the choker. The buttonhole is the space created by the filet pattern on the opposite side.

Feel free to use this pattern. If you copy the pattern, please copy it in its entirety and credit Christy Lutz/canncrochet.