ARAN CAPELET or PONCHO by The Casting On Couch


Bulky (7 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 14 rows = 4 inches
in pattern; a 20 stitch repeat measures 17-18cm across the width
US 15 - 10.0 mm
32 to 44 inch bust/ 81-112cm bust
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This gorgeous Aran Capelet or poncho is worked from the hem up with 10mm circular needles and chunky yarn. It is available as a PDF file from

Please see my Youtube link for further images:

The garment is worked in panels of 20sts. You can easily add or remove panels to suit your taste. Please note that more flare has been added to this capelet since the images and videos were taken to improve the fit.

This Capelet is made in Twilleys Freedom 100% Wool Chunky Yarn. Sample is in colour Smoke Blue 430.
Look for a ball band tension in stockinette stitch to match the Twilleys tension.
Stockinette tension is 10 stitches & 14 rows to 10cm or 4 inches.

12(14:15:16) x50g balls of Twilleys Freedom Chunky yarn used. Allow additional yarn for tension squares. Yarn quantities are based on average requirements and are therefore approximate.

The repeat is worked over 20sts, casting on 19sts initially to stop cable from looking pleated at the edge. Each 20st repeat should measure 17- 18cm/ 65/8 - 7inches across.