Bravura was designed by Tracy Purtscher for The Fiber Factor Challenge 3.
This ingenious hooded capelet is offered in 2 sizes.
- The Small/Medium fits women’s sizes 2-12
- The Large/Extra Large fits women’s sizes 14-20
(The fit of the capelet can be adjusted by changing the length of the back seam.)
The Small/Medium size takes approximately 19 skeins of HiKoo Kenzie.
The Large/Extra Large size takes approximately 26 skeins of HiKoo Kenzie.
14 sts and 20 rows = 4” x 4” in Stockinette Stitch on larger needle with yarn held double.
28 sts and 19 rows = 4” x 4” in Herringbone Stitch on larger needle single stranded
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The following corrections have been made to this pattern and apply to patterns dated prior to 11/05/13.
- Under INSTRUCTIONS / Dividing for Cape / Rows 50 - 81 (70 - 101): / Left Front/Half Back: Line should read: 21 sts in Herringbone, 3 sts in Garter, 44 (62) sts in Stockinette, 3 sts in Garter, 41 (NOT 21) sts in Herringbone.
For patterns dated prior to 2/6/14, the following corrections apply:
Row 119 (139) (RS): Work 21 sts in Herringbone, 3 sts in Garter, 55 (73) sts in Stockinette, kfb, k1, place marker,
kfb, 56 (74) sts in Stockinette, 3 sts in Garter, 21 sts in Herringbone = 164 (200) sts.
Note: Alternate between the following WS and RS rows through Row 130 (150), removing marker in the last RS row.
Rows 120 - 130 (140 - 150) (WS rows): Work even in est pat, working new sts in Stockinette St.
Rows 121 - 129 (141 - 149) (RS rows): Work as est to 1 stitch before marker, (K1B, K1 Inc), remove marker, (K1, K1B Inc), work as est to end of row = 174 (210) sts (after all increases).