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Loose Textured Cape

Jo Sharp Knit Issue 7
Knitting
November 2008
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
11.5 stitches and 15 rows = 4 inches in St st
US 13 - 9.0 mm
546 yards (499 m)
80-90 (100-110)cm

This cape is worked quickly from the neck down, in loose stocking stitch throughout using contrasting yarns in textured bands, around the yoke. The yoke section is created with a few simple increases.

Notions 7.5cm kilt pin to fasten cape.

Additional Gauge Information Tension is using Alpaca Kid Lustre (DK weight) yarn.

Yarns Both sizes in the pattern call for 2 balls of Alpaca Kid Lustre, 2 balls of 2 different colours of the Soho DK cotton, and 1 ball each of Desert Garden Aran and Silkroad DK Tweed.

Variations on this pattern include a sweater and cardigan.