Pretty and easy-to-knit cozy capelet recalls days of vintage elegance. Sizes XS to 5XL. Shown in Bernat Boa #81011 Partridge, knit on size 5.5 mm (U.S. 9) needles.View Printer Friendly PDF
To fit bust measurement
Extra-Small/XLarge 28-42 ins [ 71-105.5 cm ]
2 XLarge/5 XLarge 44-62 ins [112-158 cm ]
Finished length from neck to bottom
Extra-Small/XLarge 12 ins [ 30.5 cm ]
2 XLarge/5 XLarge 14 ins [ 35.5 cm ]
XS/XL 3 balls; 2XL/5XL 4 balls
Size 5.5 mm (U.S. 9) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. 50 ins [127.5 cm] length of ½ ins [2 cm] ribbon for drawstring.
GAUGE: 14 sts and 17 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.
The instructions are written for smaller size. If changes are necessary for larger size, the instructions will be written thus ( ).
Cast on 42 (50) sts.
Next row: (RS). Knit. Next row: K3. Purl to last 3 sts. K3.
Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures 52 (55) ins [132 (139.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off knitwise.
FINISHING: Sew cast on and cast off edges tog for center back seam. Drawstring: Starting at center front, thread ribbon along neck edge for Drawstring.