Crimson Cape

A warm and flattering cape.

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The humble single crochet stitch is shaped into a chic hip-length cape from the top down, with arm slits and a double-breasted button-front closure. Designed to be worn over other garments for both warmth and style, it is surprisingly lightweight.

Finished Size: 30 (34, 38, 42, 46)" bust circumference and 26 (27, 27, 28, 28)" in length (not including collar). Garment shown measures 34". 
Yarn: Lion Brand LB Collection Superwash Merino (100% superwash merino; 306 yd [280 m]/31⁄2 oz [100 g]; ): #486–114 cayenne, 6 (6, 7, 8, 8) balls. 
Yarn Weight: #3 - Light 
Hook: Sizes I/9 (5.5 mm) and K/10 1⁄2 (6.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge. 
Notions: St markers (m); yarn needle; twelve 13⁄8" buttons; small piece of ½" wide grosgrain ribbon; one size 4 sew-on snap; sewing needle and matching thread. 
Gauge: 19 sts and 18 rows = 4" in st patt with larger hook after blocking.  
Originally Published: Interweave Crochet, Winter 2010 

SKU: EP3346

Author/Speaker/Editor: Rhonda Davis

Format: eProject

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