La Vie en Rose Capelet by Nataliya Polyakov

La Vie en Rose Capelet

by Nataliya Polyakov
Knitting
September 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in garter st
US 4 - 3.5 mm
750 - 1000 yards (686 - 914 m)
Size 1 (28-38”/71 – 96.5cm bust) and Size 2 (40-46”/101.5 – 117cm bust)
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Description:
Whether this capelet adds lacy elegance to complete an evening ensemble, gives a romantic finishing touch over the shoulders of your favourite little black dress, or is worn casually tossed over a weekend outfit, it is sure to add a certain je ne sais quoi to your look.

A striking pattern knitted in lace and garter stitch La Vie En Rose can be fastened with a button at the throat, allowing you to wear it in several different ways.

Why not go ahead and indulge, you’re sure to fall in love with La Vie En Rose!

Construction:
You will alternate lace and garter sections to form the body. The capelete is worked top to bottom with elongated fronts that are shaped via short rows.

Yarn: Les Belles Bouclettes Amelia; Sport; 60% Mohair Goat/40% merino wool; 250yds/229m; 100g.
You will need 3 skeins for size 1 and 4 skeins for size 2
If substituting yarn, make sure you pick the yarn that is not bouncy and opens up nicely after blocking. Your blocked material should have a “starchy” feeling.
Sizes: Size 1 and Size 2. Size 1 is to fit a range of the standard bust measurements of 28-38”/71 – 96.5cm and Size 2 is 40-46”/101.5 – 117cm.
Needles: US4 (3.25)mm circular needles 24”/61cm minimum.
OR a needle size that will give you the correct gauge. Gauge:16sts x 22 rows in st st and 19sts x 32 rows in garter st = 4”/10cm.
Button: 1 button Size: 23mm/7/8”
Skill Level: Intermediate

Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or comments about the pattern.