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Rio Capelet

Perfect for chasing away chilly weather.
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Description
Women's colorwork capelet worked from the top down in the round with a lozenge pattern.
Details
Finished Size: 14¼ (16, 17¾)" neck circumference, 96 (108, 120)" lower edge circumference, and 20¼ (21¼, 22¼)" long, excluding turtleneck. Capelet shown measures 14¼".   
Yarn: Tahki Yarns Rio (50% alpaca, 35% merino wool, 15% silk; 87 yd [80 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #6 flint (gray; A), 8 (8, 9) skeins; #13 lake (blue; B), 4 (4, 5) skeins; #9 grape (C) and #1 ivory (D), 2 skeins each.
Yarn Weight: #5 - Bulky 
Needles: Size 11 (8 mm): 16" and 40" circulars (cir). Size 9 (5.5 mm): 16" cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. 
Notions: 
Markers (m); waste yarn for provisional CO; tapestry needle.
Gauge: 18 sts and 16 rows = 4" in stripe patt on larger needle; 16 sts and 16 rows = 4" in lozenge patt on larger needle.  

Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Fall 2011

SKU: EP4773

Author/Speaker/Editor: Sandra Cushman

Format: eProject

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Customer Reviews

Love love love this Capelet! Review by Beth Devrieze

I did this Capelet during the winter months! It is beautiful and fun to do! I get many compliments and people tell me not to take it off--because they will run away with it! Great Capelet! Thank you!

(Posted on 4/30/12)