Forest Park Capelet by Sarah Wear
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Forest Park Capelet

Crochet
February 2015
Scouler's Willow
22 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Single Crochet
3.75 mm (F)
510 yards (466 m)
One Size
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Recommended yarn for this pattern can be found in our online shop (Scouler’s Willow).

This pattern was originally published as Yarnia’s contribution to the 2015 Rose City Yarn Crawl, March 5 – 8, 2015 in Portland, Oregon.

Each shop’s pattern(s) will be available free with purchase at that shop during the Rose City Yarn Crawl.

After the Crawl, all patterns will also be available for download individually or as part of our 2015 eBook: Postcards from Portland: 2015 Rose City Yarn Crawl Pattern Collection.

Looking for the perfect cover-up on a spring day? This cute capelet is light and airy, while adding the right amount of warmth and bringing a flirty edge to your wardrobe. Inspired by variegated green hues of the woods, the Forest Park Capelet will be an item you reach for again and again. The pattern is worked in two symmetrical pieces, and easily seamed together at the end, leaving minimal finishing work.

Forest Park is a public municipal park, in downtown Portland, and one of the country’s largest urban forest reserves. The park covers more than 5,100 acres of mostly second-growth forest with a few patches of old growth. About 70 miles of recreational trails, including the Wildwood Trail segment of the city’s 40 Mile Loop system, crisscross the park.

Yarn:
Yarnia Custom Blend (“Scouler’s Willow”); 68% bamboo / 32% alpaca; 510 yards

Finished Size:
8.5” tall, 35” wide at widest point, 13” wide at narrowest point (neck)

Hook:
US F/5 (3.75mm)

Notions:
Stitch markers

Skill Level:
Beginner/Intermediate