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High Collar Cape

This quick & easy-to-knit cape is a play on 3 simple rectangle pieces knit with 3 yarns held together.

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My starting point was a traditional poncho composed of rectangles. I did a bit of tweaking and added a dramatic collar (another rectangle) to create urban chic. I've combined all 3 yarns on jumbo needles for sublime texture and swift knitting. It's fresh yet rustic in white.
Finished Size: Small/Medium (Large/XL); Back Length: 15 (18)"/38 (45.5)cm.

Yarn: Loop-d-Loop by Teva Durham Moss (85% extrafine merino wool, 15% nylon; 163 yd [147m]/50g): #01 barley, 2 (3) balls; Loop-d-Loop by Teva Durham Fern (70% wool, 30% nylon; 81 yd [73m]/50g): #01 cream, 3 (5) balls; Loop-d-Loop by Teva Durham Shale (35% mohair, 30% acrylic, 20% nylon, 15% viscose; 73 yd [66m]/50g): #01 cream mix, 3 (5) balls.

Yarn weight: #6 Super Bulky

Gauge: 6 sts and 9 rows = 4" (10 cm) in St st with 1 strand each of Moss, Fern and Shale held together using #19 needles.

Needles: Size 19 (15mm). Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions: Yarn needle, one button (1.25"/30mm diameter).

Originally Published:
Loop-d-Loop by Teva Durham, Volume 1 for Tahki Stacy Charles, Fall 2007


Author/Speaker/Editor: Teva Durham

Format: eProject