Permanent Way Cape

Designer Amy Miller

Finished Size 32¾ (34¼, 35¾, 37¼)" wide and 18½ (19¾, 21, 22)" long, measured from top of shoulder. Cape shown measures 32¾".

Yarn Blue Sky Alpacas Worsted Hand Dyes (50% royal alpaca, 50% merino wool; 100 yd [91 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #2012 cranberry, 9 (10, 11, 12) skeins.

Needles Size 10 (6 mm): 16" and 32" circulars (cir) and 2 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 17 sts and 22 rows = 4 in cable patt.

Mirrored cables travel up the “arms” and a sumptuous cowl encircles the neck in this quick to knit cape. 

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