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Decorative collars like this bib necklace from Knit Collage are a fun and trendy way to accessorize your outfit.

Decorative collars and necklaces are rising in popularity because they’re a fun way to dress up from the neck up for Zoom calls or video recordings. Collars can be kept at your desk to give you a professional, artistic look in a flash. These trending items can be sewn, crocheted, embroidered, and knitted for a fun way to use up materials that don’t take a lot of time. Here’s our round-up of patterns and finished collars for the latest in our What’s New in Craft series.

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Carmen Bib Necklace Pattern

Knit Collage

The Carmen Bib Necklace is great way to make wearable, statement accessory. This beginner/intermediate design can be created in a single evening and makes for the perfect stash buster for leftover yarn you may have. Dress this up with a breezy boho sundress or keep it casual with you favorite jeans & white tee and let your necklace be the star of your outfit!

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Knitted Collar Scarf

Macrame Market

The acrylic knitted scarf collar from Macrame Market is great for cooler days because the collar comes fully up to your chin. Layer on top of a long sleeve shirt or sweater in the fall for a functional, beautiful neck warmer. 

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Crocheted Granny Collar

Kristy Glass Knits

Kristy’s crocheted collar uses the colorful granny squares from a recent sweater project along with a pom pom trim. Pair this collar with a solid color shirt or a top that also has pops of color. This fun accept collar is a great stash buster and a fun project that doesn’t take a lot of time to make.


The Naked Teapot Co

Crochet Collaret Pattern

The Naked Teapot Co

This elegant collaret pattern folds down in front, where accent buttons can be added. Perfect for over a dress or blouse on a cooler day. Available as a digital download, this crochet pattern calls for aran weight yard and 4.5mm hook. Proceeds from Naked Teapot help to feed and house assorted rescue animals.

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Hand Embroidered Peter Pan Collar

Bohemian Sin Shop

This beautifully decorated linen collar is hand embroidered with thread and toho beads. Delicate embroidered florals compliment the spring pastel color palette. You’ll get a truly unique piece since each collar is a little different from the next since shop owner Eugenia does not repeat designs.

Do you know of any other resources for decorative collars? Please share below so we can check them out.

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