Tuscany Capelet by Jill Wolcott

Tuscany Capelet

Knitting
January 2010
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
7.25 stitches and 7.5 rows = 1 inch
in Herringbone
US 4 - 3.5 mm
880 - 1320 yards (805 - 1207 m)
S (M) (L)
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Nothing says Tuscany like easy elegance with an artistic flair. Knit flat from the bottom up, this graceful capelet is composed of panels of vertical diamonds separated by seed stitch. Fingering weight yarn lends fluidity to these gently curved “petals” and the yarn is held double for stability at the neckband, knit separately. Choose between a beaded version with serious sparkle or an unadorned version where the texture speaks for itself. Accessible directions make it easy to create your own personal masterpiece.

moderately easy/flat, optional beads

Sizes

S (M) (L)
Finished chest (measured over arms) 43 (55.5) (63.75)”
Finished back length 16 (18) (20)”

Gauge

7.25 sts/in and 7.5 rows/in = 29 sts/4” and 30 rows/4” in Herringbone on size 4(3.5mm) ndls
6 sts/in and 8 rows/in = 24 sts/4” and 32 rows/4” in Seed stitch on size 4(3.5mm) ndls

Needles

Size 4(3.5mm) ndls OR size to obtain gauge

Supplies

Stitch markers, locking pin markers, tapestry needle, stitch holders or WY, optional 8 mm seed beads (see inside for
quantities), beading wire, bead mat, extra ndl for cast on, button for neckband

Yarn
Sock from Malabrigo,100 % merino, 3.5oz /440 yds
2 (2) (3) skeins

As Shown

Model Size Medium
Color Archangel

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