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Capelet and Hat

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This hat and matching capelet will keep you in the spotlight. Shown in Bernat Boa.

Sizes

XS/S
28-34 ins [71-86 cm]
M
36-38 ins [91.5-96.5 cm]
L/XL
40-46 ins [101.5-117 cm]
2XL/3XL
48-54 ins [122-137 cm]
4XL/5XL
56-62 ins [142-158 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $13.15

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • XS/S
  • M
  • L/XL
  • 2XL/3XL
  • 4XL/5XL
Capelet: to fit bust measurement
28-34 ins [71-86 cm]

Version

Step 2:

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

Main Color (MC)

Boa | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Contrast A

Boa | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

Size 10.5/6.5mm
$8.75

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 10.5/6.5mm
$4.40

Materials not included in this kit:

Stuffing for Hat. Capelet: (Optional) 2 buttons for Buttonhole Version or Brooch for Brooch Version.

The materials for this project cost $13.15

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Beg = beginning

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

P2tog = purl two stitches together

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Capelet: to fit bust measurement
XS/S 28-34 ins [71-86 cm]
M 36-38 ins [91.5-96.5 cm]
L/XL 40-46 ins [101.5-117 cm]
2XL/3XL 48-54 ins [122-137 cm]
4XL/5XL 56-62 ins [142-158 cm]
Hat: One size to fit average lady.

MATERIALS

Capelet
Bernat Boa
SizesXS/SML/XL2XL/3XL4XL/5XL 
Main Color (MC)
()
33444
Contrast A
()
11122
Size 6.5 mm (U.S. 10½) circular knitting needle 24 ins [60 cm] long for Capelet. Size 6.5 mm (U.S. 10½) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Capelet: (Optional) 2 buttons for Buttonhole Version or Brooch for Brooch Version.
Hat
Bernat Boa
SizesXS/SML/XL2XL/3XL4XL/5XL 
Main Color (MC)
()
11111
Contrast A
()
11111
Size 6.5 mm (U.S. 10½) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Stuffing for Hat.
Capelet and Hat
Bernat Boa
SizesXS/SML/XL2XL/3XL4XL/5XL 
Main Color (MC)
()
44455
Contrast A
()
22233
Size 6.5 mm (U.S. 10½) circular knitting needle 24 ins [60 cm] long for Capelet. Size 6.5 mm (U.S. 10½) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Stuffing for Hat. Capelet: (Optional) 2 buttons for Buttonhole Version or Brooch for Brooch Version.

GAUGE

12 sts and 14 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st with 2 strands of yarn.

INSTRUCTIONS

Capelet
Main Body
With circular needle and 2 strands of MC, cast on 124 (136-148-160-172) sts. Do not join.Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:
Work 2 rows stocking st.
Inc 1 st each end of needle on next and following alt rows 3 times more. 132 (144-156-168-180) sts.
Purl 1 row.
Next row: K10 (7-9-6-5). *K2tog. K14 (14-13-12-12). Rep from * to last 10 (9-12-8-7) sts. K2tog. K8 (7-10-6-5). 124 (135-146-156-167) sts.
Work 3 rows even.
Next row: K10 (7-9-6-5). *K2tog. K13 (13-12-11-11). Rep from * to last 9 (8-11-7-6) sts. K2tog. K7 (6-9-5-4). 116 (126-136-144-154) sts.
Work 3 rows even.
Next row: K9 (6-8-5-4). *K2tog. K12 (12-11-10-10). Rep from * to last 9 (8-11-7-6) sts. K2tog. K7 (6-9-5-4). 108 (117-126-132-141) sts.
Work 3 rows even.
Next row: K9 (6-8-5-4). *K2tog. K11 (11-10-9-9).
Rep from * to last 8 (7-10-6-5) sts. K2tog. K6 (5-8-4-3). 100 (108-116-120-128) sts.
Work 3 rows even.
Next row: K8 (5-7-4-3). *K2tog. K10 (10-9-8-8).
Rep from * to last 8 (7-10-6-5) sts. K2tog. K6 (5-8-4-3). 92 (99-106-108-115) sts.
Work 3 rows even.
Next row: K8 (5-7-4-3). *K2tog. K9 (9-8-7-7).
Rep from * to last 7 (6-9-5-4) sts. K2tog. K5 (4-7-3-2). 84 (90-96-96-102) sts.
Work 3 rows even.
Next row: K7 (4-6-3-2). *K2tog. K8 (8-7-6-6).
Rep from * to last 7 (6-9-5-4) sts. K2tog. K5 (4-7-3-2). 76 (81-86-84-89) sts.
Cast off.
Neckband: With pair of needles and 2 strands of A, cast on 11 sts.
1st row: (RS). Purl.
2nd row: Knit.
Buttonhole Version Only: Next row: P2. Cast off 2 sts. P2 (including st on needle after cast off ). Cast off 2 sts. P3.
Next row: Knit, casting on 2 sts over cast off sts.
Work 2 rows even.
Brooch Version: Work a further 4 rows in reverse stocking st.
Both Versions: Place a marker at end of last row.
Shape curve: 1st row: (WS). K9. Turn.
2nd row: Purl.
3rd row: K7. Turn.
4th row: Purl.
5th row: Knit across all sts.
6th row: Purl.
Rep last 6 rows until work across longer edge measures approx 26 (27-28-28-29½) ins [66 (68.5-71-71-75) cm], ending on a 6th row. Place a marker at end of last row.
Work a further 6 rows in reverse stocking st. Cast off knitwise (WS).
Finishing
Sew long edge of Neckband between markers to top edge of Main Body. Optional: Sew buttons on neckband to correspond to buttonholes.
Hat
Main Body
With pair of needles and 2 strands of A, cast on 59 sts loosely.
Work 5½ ins [14 cm] in stocking st, ending with a purl row.
Change to MC and cont in stocking st until work from beg measures 9½ ins [24 cm], ending with a purl row. Cast off loosely.
Top
With 2 strands of MC, cast on 11 sts.
Work 2 rows stocking st.
Inc 1 st each end of needle on next and following alt rows until there are 25 sts.
Work 7 rows even.
Dec 1 st each end of needle on next and following alt rows until there are 11 sts.
Purl 1 row. Cast off (back).
Finishing
Sew center back seam of Main Body, reversing seam for turnback of Contrast A section. Pin Top to Main Body matching center back of Top to seam.
Sew Top seam.Make a tube of stuffing approx 2 ins [5 cm] wide and 19 ins [48 cm] long. Turn up Contrast A section around stuffing and sew in position, taking care not to over-stuff.