EYELET ROUND CAPELET

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Skill level:  Easy

 

Size:  Stretches to fit a range of sizes – approx. 45” circumference around shoulders (stretched), 22" long

 

Materials

600 yds. worsted weight yarn (sample shown in Plymouth “Encore”)

Note: If you want a longer garment, purchase additional yarn.

Size 10 (6 mm)circular needle, 29" length

 

Tapestry needle

Gauge: 15 sts = 4" & 10 rounds = 2" in stockinette st knit circularly on size 10 (6 mm) needles

 Pattern notes:

Capelet is worked from the top down in a simple rib pattern with yarnover increases that separate each section as the stitches increase in number.

Abbreviations: beginning (beg), bind off (BO), cast on (CO), decrease (dec), increase (inc), remaining (rem), repeat (rep), round (rnd), stitch (st), yarn over (yo)

 

Capelet

With size 10 circular needle, cast on 60 sts loosely, join into circle, being careful not to twist stitches on needle.

Rnd 1: Work in K2, P2 rib around (60 sts), place marker at beginning of round.

Rnd 2: Work in K2, P2 rib around (60 sts)

Repeat last round for 2 inches.

Next rnd (increase round): *K1, yo, K1, p2, rep from * around (75 sts)

Next rnd (no increases): *K3, p2, rep from * around (75 sts) - (15 ribs set up)

Rep last round for 3 inches.

Next rnd (increase round): *(K1, yo) 2 times, K1, p2, rep from * around (105 sts)

Next rnd (no increases): *K5, p2, rep from * around (105 sts)

Rep last round for 4 inches.

Next rnd (increase round): *(K1, yo) 4 times, K1, p2, rep from * around (165 sts)

Next rnd (no increases): *K9, p2, rep from * around (165 sts)

Rep last round for 5 inches.

Next rnd (increase round): *(K1, yo) 8 times, K1, p2, rep from * around (285 sts)

Next rnd (no increases): *K17, p2, rep from * around (285 sts)

Rep last round for 5 inches.

 

Note: If you want a longer garment, continue in rib pattern on 285 sts until desired length.

Next round: *K8, K in front & back of next st (1 st increased), K8, p2, rep from * around (300 sts)

Next rounds: Work K2, P2 ribbing for 3 inches.  Bind off in rib pattern very loosely.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Finishing: Following care instructions on label for your chosen yarn, lightly block  capelet between damp towels and leave to dry.

 

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