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Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: 80394AD
This soft capelet is perfect for chilly days.
SKILL LEVEL: Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 23 x 40 in. (58.5 x 101.5 cm)
CORRECTIONS: (applied Jun 23, 2011)
STITCH EXPLANATION: K1, p1 Rib
Row 1 (RS): K1, p1 across.
Row 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts.
Rep Row 2 for K1, p1 Rib.The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)
790-381 Homespun Yarn: Barley Tweed Mixed browns
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 14.98
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
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Circular knitting needle size 10 (6 mm) 29 in. (73.5 cm)
1 button 1 1/4 in. (32 mm) in diameter.
14 sts + 20 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.
Seed Stitch (over an even number of sts) Row 1 (RS): *K1, p1; rep from * across.
Row 2: P the knit sts and k the purl sts.
Rep Row 2 for Seed st.
1) Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of sts.
Work back and forth on circular needle as if working on straight needles.
2) To keep Collar folded down, button Capelet through both buttonholes.
CAPELET Body Cast on 160 sts.
Work in Seed St until piece measures 2 1/2 in.
(6.5 cm) from beg.
Beg with a k row, work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) for 4 rows.
Next Row: (K18, k2tog) across.
Work even in St st for 3 rows.
Next Row: (k17, k2tog) across.
Continue working as established, working in St st and dec 8 sts every 4 rows, until only 8 sts remain.
Collar With RS facing, beg at top right corner, pick up and k 100 sts evenly spaced along straight edge of Body.
Rows 1-5: Work in Seed st.
Row 6 (buttonhole row): Work 4 sts in Seed st, k2tog, yo, work even in Seed st to end.
Rows 7-13: Work in Seed st.
Row 14 (buttonhole row): Rep Row 6.
Rows 15-20: Work in Seed St.
FINISHING Fold Collar in half, so that last buttonhole is directly over the first.
Sew button opposite buttonhole.
Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
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