Rio Capelet

Sep 12, 2011
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Rio Capelet
Sandy Cushman

Women's colorwork capelet worked from the top down in the round with a lozenge pattern.

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.
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.


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