Mountain Capelet in Shepherdess Alpaca by Purl Soho

Mountain Capelet in Shepherdess Alpaca

Knitting
February 2017
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 13 - 9.0 mm
295 - 440 yards (270 - 402 m)
40 (44, 48, 52)
This pattern is available for free.

MATERIALS

  • 5 (6, 7, 8) skeins of Purl Soho’s Shepherdess Alpaca, 100% undyed, handspun alpaca. We used the color Starling.
  • US 13, 24-inch circular needles
  • US 13, 32-inch circular needles
  • 2 jumbo stitch markers, different colors

GAUGE

  • Unblocked: 9 stitches and 12 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch
  • Blocked: 10 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch Note: Be sure to block your swatch to ensure accurate sizing.

SIZES
40 (44, 48, 52)
To fit approximate chest circumference of 32–36 (38–42, 44–48, 50–54) inches and shoulder girth of 38–42 (42–46, 46–50, 50–54) inches

  • Finished circumference around bottom edge: Approximately 40 (44 ¾, 49 ½, 54 ½) inches
  • Finished circumference around cowl: Approximately 19 ¼ (21 ½, 22 ½, 24 ¾) inches
  • Finished height from bottom edge to bottom of cowl: 15 ½ (16, 17, 17 ¾) inches
  • Finished height from bottom edge to top of cowl: 22 (22 ½, 24 ¼, 25) inches SAMPLE: The sample pictured here is size 40, modeled on a 35-inch chest.