Cross Stitch Capelet by Claire Montgomerie

Cross Stitch Capelet

February 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
approx 36dc to 10cm/4in using 2.5mm hook
2.5 mm
437 yards (400 m)
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This Capelet design was inspired by the historic books collected by Miss Rachel Kay-Shuttleworth containing fragments of crochet swatches in the Gawthorpe Textiles Collection.

Natural Dye Studio Godiva Silk, 70% wool, 30% silk, 100g/400m/437½yds
1 (2, 2) skeins in Westerwood
2.5mm hook (USB/1-C/2)
Ribbon, lace or crocheted cord to fasten. Alternatively, add buttons to close..

Exact tension is not essential, but the sample measures approx 36dc to 10cm/4in using 2.5mm hook or size required to obtain correct tension.

Capelet is worked from side edge to side edge, working left front first, then back, then right front.

Approx 38 (43, 48)cm/15 (17, 19)in around neck