Empire Cape by Jill Wolcott

Empire Cape

October 2015
Aran (8 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 14 rows = 4 inches
in 6-stitch razor patt using larger needles
US 10 - 6.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
188 - 376 yards (172 - 344 m)
Women’s Small (Large)
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Take timeless razor stitch patterns, add the familiar shape of a mitered square and multiply it by simple construction and an extraordinary finish. What do you get? This one-of-a-kind take on a neck wrap worked in a subtly dramatic yarn that will keep your neck warm and your style cool! Knit this unique and inspiring shawl to update your winter wardrobe with a little sparkle and a lot of flair.

Yarn used: Tiara by HiKoo
• 1 (2) skeins Tiara by HiKoo, 10% kid mohair, 5% wool, 49% acrylic, 22% nylon, 10% bead, 4% sequin (188 yds/100g) in color Champagne
• U.S. size 10 (6mm) 29” circular needles, or size required for gauge
• U.S. size 6 (4mm) 29” circular needles
• Yarn needle
• Stitch markers
• Stitch holders or waste yarn
• Extra needles for flexible long-tail cast on and 3-needle bind off
• 3 buttons (with backing buttons if desired)
Women’s Small (Large)
Finished measurements:
Width at top edge: 19 (29)“
Width at bottom edge: 38½ (51½)”
Length: 22 (22)“
11 sts and 14 rows = 4” (10cm) in 6-stitch razor patt using larger needles
12 sts and 14 rows = 4” (10cm) in 12-stitch razor patt using larger needles

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