Cable Capelet

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Cable Capelet

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Simple capelet with a bold cable detail. Shown in Classic Wool Roving


28-42 ins [71-106.5 cm]
44-62 ins [112-157.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $60.68

Step 1:

Select your options


  • XS/L
  • XL/5XL
To fit bust measurement
28-42 ins [71-106.5 cm]

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Classic Wool Roving | Natural, 77010Edit Color

Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 10.5/6.5mm

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

Size 10.5/6.5mm

Plastic Straight Cable Needles

The materials for this project cost $60.68


C12B=Slip next 6 stitches onto a cable needle and leave at back of work. (K1. P1) 3 times then (K1. P1) 3 times from cable needle.

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

pat = pattern

rep = repeat

Rnd = Round

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions


To fit bust measurement
XS/L 28-42 ins [71-106.5 cm]
XL/5XL 44-62 ins [112-157.5 cm]


Classic Wool Roving (100 g/3.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Main Color (MC)
Natural (77010)
Size 6.5 mm (U.S. 10½) knitting needles. Size 6.5 mm (U.S. 10½) circular knitting needles 24 ins [60 cm] and 36 ins [90 cm] long or size needed to obtain tension. Cable needle.


14 sts and 18 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.


Cable Band
With pair of needles, cast on 15 sts.
1st row: (RS). Knit.
2nd and alt rows: P12. K3.
3rd and 5th rows: Knit.
7th row: K3. C12B.
9th row: Knit.
10th row: As 2nd row.
These 10 rows form Cable Pat.
Cont in Cable Pat until work from beg measures approx 46 (54) ins [117 (137) cm], ending with a 10th row. Do not cast off. Break yarn leaving a long end. Using end, graft sts to cast on edge to form ring (center back seam).

Capelet Body
With RS facing and longer circular needle, beg at center back seam, pick up and knit 160 (192) sts evenly around top garter st edge of Cable Band. Join in rnd, placing a marker at first st.
Next rnd: Purl.
Cont in stocking st (knit every rnd) until work from pick up edge measures 8 (9) ins [20.5 (23) cm].
Dec as follows, changing to shorter needle where appropriate:
Dec rnd: *K8 (10). K2tog. Rep from * around. 144 (176) sts.
Knit 4 rnds.
Dec rnd: *K7 (9). K2tog. Rep from * around. 128 (160) sts.
Knit 4 rnds.
Dec rnd: *K6 (8). K2tog. Rep from * around. 112 (144) sts.
Knit 4 rnds.
Dec 16 sts evenly around next rnd and following 5th rnd (as before). 80 (112) sts.
Next rnd: Purl.
Next rnd: *K2. P2. Rep from * around.
Cont in (K2. P2) ribbing until collar measures 9 ins [23 cm].
Cast off in ribbing.