sabato 11 dicembre 2010

New Year Capelet [ENG]

130 meters/140 yards of pencil roving or Super Bulky yarn
(about 200 grams)
12 mm (US 17) 40” circular needle (optional)
15 mm needle (optional to Bind Off)
2 stitch marker (optional)
tapestry needle

CO: Cast On
k = knit
p = purl
st/sts = stitch/stitches
BO: Bind Off

Gauge: 10 sts and 8 rows = 4” in 1x1 rib/ 6 sts =4” in garter
Finished Measures: 70 cm around 35 cm width (28x14

Please note: gauge depends on your hand. Before starting,
measure the circumference of your shoulders and make
your gauge in garter st.

*If you don't knit in the round add 1 st at CastOn.

CO 60 sts using cable cast on method
Knit back and forth in rib 1x1 :
Row 1: *k1, p1*
Repeat row five times

Join in the round, be carefully to do not twist sts. If you want, mark the beginning and the end of the row with two stitch
Row 1: *k1, p1*
Repeat row seven times,

Next row:
Work in stockinette st (knit all) until piece measure approx 35 cm (14 inches).

BO loosely with larger needle (I used 15mm)

Sewing the ends.
Optional adornments: spin a 4 ply cable yarn or make 2 meters long an i-cord and sew it around the neckline, about 4 cm from the CO edge.

Attach two beautiful fabric flowers and enjoy!

Credits: taffetà flowers by Etherealflowers

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