Queen's Cross Church Capelet by Jenny Williams

Queen's Cross Church Capelet

Knitting
September 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
29 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in charted patt on larger needle
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
984 - 1476 yards (900 - 1350 m)
36.25 (42.75, 51)” shoulder circumference
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Capelets suit any occasion, from a walking tour of the city to a special event. With their mix of straight and curving lines, intricate allover cables recall Mackintosh stained glass designs. Dressmaker details worthy of Chanel create the perfect fit.

DESIGNER Jenny Williams

DIFFICULTY Intermediate

FINISHED SIZE 36.25 (42.75, 51)” shoulder circumference. Capelet shown measures 42.75” on model with 34″ bust.

YARN Knit Picks Capra DK (85% Merino wool, 15% cashmere; 123 yd / 1.75 oz): #26559 sagebrush, 8 (9, 12) balls.

NEEDLES Size 6 (4 mm): 40″ circular. Size 4 (3.5 mm): two double-pointed. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

NOTIONS Markers; cable needle; stitch holders; tapestry needle; one 1″ button.

GAUGE 29 sts and 30 rows = 4″ in charted patt on larger needle.

NOTES The hem of this capelet is worked flat in three pieces, then the pieces are joined and the rest of the body is worked back and forth in rows in one piece. A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of stitches