Botanical Doubleknit Caplet by Jennifer Thompson
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Botanical Doubleknit Caplet

January 2012
20 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in doubleknitting
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1100 - 1990 yards (1006 - 1820 m)
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Botanical is a doubleknit caplet and hood with a flower pattern. Worked in doubleknit technique, the caplet is reversible and has a double-thick fabric, ensuring it is warm and cozy. Pattern includes detailed information on doubleknitting, and would be suitable for someone new to the technique. Pattern difficulty is intermediate and utilizes doubleknitting, decreasing in doubleknitting, working from charts, knitting in the round, and grafting using Kitchener Stitch. Instructions are provided for sizes 35”, 40”, 44”, 48”, 52”, 56”, 62”, 66”, 70”, and 75”. To size, measure the circumference around the widest part of the chest plus arms and add 2 inches. Doubleknitting produces a very stretchy fabric, so if you are between sizes go down a size. Caplet pictured is in size 35” and has 2” of positive ease.