Bessie May Nettle Art Deco Cape by Bessie May

Bessie May Nettle Art Deco Cape

October 2013
Aran (8 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
783 - 13 yards (716 - 12 m)
Small: 32-34" Bust, Med/Large: 36-42" Bust, XL/XXL: 44-50"
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~ Bessie May ~ Downloadable Pattern of the Bessie May NETTLE ART DECO CAPE


The Bessie May Nettle Art Deco Cape, with framing stripes, emphasising the flowing art deco symmetry. Side buttoning, allowing cape to also be worn as a wrap or cover.

Versatile as well as stylish and snug.


Knitted in two mitred identical diamond pieces, cleverly shaped by symmetrical decrease. Combination of stocking stitch and garter stitch panels. Stripe colour work, and button holes.


Yarn: Bessie May Nettle, 30% Nettle Fibre, 70% Organic Wool

MC Shade: Coal(6340) 8(9:11),
Yarn A Shade: Nettie (6220): 3(3:4),
Yarn B Shade: Hettie (6280): 1(1:2) x 50g balls

Needles: 1 x 5mm circular knitting needle (80cm length)