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Shaped Capelet with Braided Cables

Oct 5, 2011
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Shaped Capelet with Braided Cables
Erica Patberg

This chunky stole with a braided cable pattern is knit flat and grafted together. Ribbed edging is picked up and knit during finishing.

Finished Size 38½ (44¾, 51¼)" circumference at lower edge, 13½ (14, 14½)" long from top of neckband to front hemline, and 16½ (17, 17½)" long from top of neckband to back hemline. Capelet shown measures 38½".
Yarn Berroco Vintage Chunky (50% acrylic, 40% wool, 10% nylon; 130 yd [120 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #6181 black cherry, 4 (5, 6) skeins.
Needles Sizes 10 (6 mm) and 8 (5 mm): 24" circular (cir). Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Tapestry needle; cable needle (cn); marker (m); size I/9 (5.5 mm) crochet hook.
Gauge 14 sts and 20 rows = 4" in St st on larger needles; 21 sts and 20 rows = 4" in pattern (Rows 1–16 of Giant Braid Cable chart) on larger needles.


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