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Ponchette / Capelet
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: 40693 Are you crafting for charity? This pattern is great for warming the shoulders of someone who has problems putting on a sweater or keeping a shawl in place.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: Medium, Large
Circumference 52 (56)" [132 (142) cm] at lower edge Length 14 (15)" [35.5 (38) cm], without fringe
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

790-361 Homespun Yarn: Disco DISCONTINUED Tweed Bring on the Night with soft violet, black and teal.
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 13.98
Alternative Quantity: (3)

Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Size 10 [6 mm] 24-inch [60 cm] circular needles or size to obtain gauge
GAUGE:
10 sts + 18 rows = 4 inches [10 cm] in St st (k every rnd). 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.


INSTRUCTIONS



CAPELET

Cast on 130 (140) sts.

Place marker and join, being careful not to twist.

Rnd 1 Knit.



Rnd 2 Purl.



Repeat these two rounds until piece measures 3 inches [7.5 cm]

Change to rnds of St st and decrease 10 sts evenly spaced around - 120 (130) sts.

Work even in rnds of St st until piece measures 9 (10) inches [23 (25.5) cm] from beg.

Decrease Rnd *K 1, k2tog; repeat from * around as many times as possible; k any remaining sts - 80 (87) sts.



Work even until piece measures 11 1/4 (12 1/4) inches [29 (32) cm] from beg.

Repeat Decrease Rnd - 54 (58) sts.

Work 2 rnds even.

Repeat Decrease Rnd - 36 (39) sts.

Work even until piece measures 13 (14) inches [33 (35.5) cm] from beg.

Next Rnd Purl.



Next Rnd Knit.



Repeat last 2 rnds for 1 inches [2.5 cm].

Bind off all sts loosely.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tr = treble (triple) crochet
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together


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