R. E. Linwëlin Mantelet by L. M. Benjamin
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R. E. Linwëlin Mantelet

May 2012
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needles
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1000 - 1200 yards (914 - 1097 m)
36"-40" bust
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The R. E. Linwëlin Mantelet Pattern

Beautiful Victorian/Medieval hybrid sleeved mantelet pattern is all in one piece and two layers. Inspired by the smoke-filled streets of Sherlock Holmes’ London and the Misty Mountains that preceded them, this mantelet has long sleeves with pleat and ribbon detailing and a button-up adjustable turtle-neck collar.

Will you solve a mystery in this mantelet or will you defeat a band of orcs? Having this pattern leaves the options completely up to you. The cape section drapes over the shoulders for added warmth and dramatic flare.

This is a multi-sized pattern S,M,L and fits busts 36”-40”

Please Remember To Measure Your Biceps Before Knitting Your Garment.
Make adjustments to sleeves accordingly.

The materials required are:

5-6 skeins of Lion-Brand Wool-Ease yarn
or just under 1,000-1,200 yards any other Aran weight yarn

12 buttons 5/8” - 1” diameter

4 yards 5/8” - 1” satin ribbon

32” or longer 5.5mm (US size 9) circular knitting needles for magic loop method or DPNs
32” or longer 5mm (US size 8) circular knitting needles for magic loop method or DPNs

An additional circular knitting needle in either size, or a pair of straights

Tapestry needle

Wool-Ease is an Aran weight yarn. If you use a smaller, worsted weight yarn, your project may be far too small. You will have to watch your gauge carefully. If you’re unsure, it will be best to use a heavy worsted or light bulky yarn if you’re not using Wool-Ease for your project