Woodbridge Capelet by Patty Nance

Woodbridge Capelet

Knitting
February 2016
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
6.0 mm (J)
300 - 400 yards (274 - 366 m)
XS, S (M, L, XL)
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Skill Level: Intermediate
Required Skills: reading a chart, picking up stitches, intarsia experience helpful
Women’s sizes XS, S (M, L, XL)
Finished Measurements (at shoulders): 34 ¾, 40 (45 ¾, 51 ¼, 56 ¾)“/88, 101 (116, 130, 144)cm
Gauge: 12 sts and 16 rows = 4”/10cm in stockinette stitch; 3 ¼”/8.25cm w x 2 ¾“/7.0cm h = one pattern stitch repeat. Gauge is not critical in this pattern, but a different gauge will affect yardage and size of finished garment. It may be necessary to unravel gauge swatch and re-use the yarn. Take time to check gauge.
Materials:
Yarn: Chunky weight gradient yarn; 300, 300 (350, 400, 400)yds/275, 275 (320, 370, 370)m. Model shown in size XS in Crystal Palace Chunky Mochi (80% Merino Wool, 20% Nylon; 49yds/45m/50g) in color #845 Drama: 6, 6 (7, 8, 8)
Needles: US 10.5/6.5mm straight and 20”/51cm circular needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
Crochet hook: size J/6.0mm
Notions: Yarn needle, stitch marker, 3 resealable plastic sandwich baggies

Notes: Main body section is worked as a rectangle in three columns of intarsia. The ends of the rectangle are overlapped to form a tube, then stitches are picked up along one edge to create the ribbed neckline. Neckline stitches are intentionally picked up from the wrong side (WS) as a design element. When working with long-color variegated yarns, wind off smaller balls of yarn as needed to match colors. Join new yarns within the stockinette areas of the stitch pattern, not at the beginning of a row or at the join between intarsia columns. Wind off smaller balls of yarn as needed to match colors.