Easy Mobius Capelet by Haley Waxberg
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Easy Mobius Capelet

Knitting
March 2009
DK (11 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in pattern stitch, see notes
US 11 - 8.0 mm
500 - 600 yards (457 - 549 m)
s, m, l
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The pattern is very simple, fast, and satisfying for time when you just need to produce something FAST. It is knit in the round using a really long circular needle and a nifty little cast on just for mobius knitting. To learn this easy new skill you can watch Cat Bordhi’s great Intro to Mobius Knitting tutorial on you tube. Cat’s instructions are clear and easy to follow and you’ll be an expert in no time! The yarn we’ve used is hand painted. It is soft and has a slight sheen because of it’s silk content. Please note that silk has a tendency to grow with wear, so if you want your cowl bigger I suggest you block it bigger and if you want it smaller either subtract some sts from the cast on or reduce your needle size. That said, the look is big, loose and casual and it’s easy to go with the flow of this garment. If you want to make the cowl wider without using more yarn work exclusively in the knit stitch: the cowl won’t be reversible but ribbing sucks up yarn.

Size
S(M, L)
To fit 32-34 (36-38, 40-42) inch bust
To fit average North American dress size 4-6(8-10, 12-14)
Sample was made in size large and pinned at the back to fit out sized small mannequin

Materials
4 skeins Manos Silk Blend, colour 3119 Adobe (50g, 135m/150yds; 30% silk, 70% extra fine merino wool)
8mm/36” (longer is good) circular needles
1 Stitch Marker

Gauge
holding 2 strands together, in knit 4 rows, purl 4 rows rib
12 sts & 20 r = 4”/10cm

Techniques
Intro to Mobius Knitting tutorial by Cat Bordhi on you tube.