Keyhole Cape

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Keyhole Cape

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Turn any evening outfit from drab to glamourous with this capelet in Bernat Boa.

S
32-44 ins [81.5-112 cm]
13 ins [33 cm]
L
46-54 ins [117-137 cm]
17 ins [43 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $14.50

Step 1:

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Size:

  • S
  • L
To fit bust measurement
32-44 ins [81.5-112 cm]
Length
13 ins [33 cm]

Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

Boa | Select your Shade, Edit Color
$0.00

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

Size 10/6mm
$8.75

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 10/6mm
$4.40

Aluminum Stitch Holder

3" 1/Pkg
$1.35
The materials for this project cost $14.50

Abbreviations

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

rep = repeat

RS = right side

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit bust measurement
S 32-44 ins [81.5-112 cm]
L 46-54 ins [117-137 cm]
Length
S 13 ins [33 cm]
L 17 ins [43 cm]

MATERIALS

Boa
Bernat Boa
SizesSL 
Main Color (MC)
()
34
Size 6 mm (U.S. 10) circular knitting needle 24" [60 cm] long. Size 6 mm (U.S. 10) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Stitch holder.

GAUGE

15 sts and 18 rows = 4” [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

With circular needle, cast on 140 (180) sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle, knit 7 rows, noting 1st row is WS.
Work 20 (24) rows in stocking st.
Next row: (RS). K6. [K2tog. K12 (13)] 9 (11) times. K2tog. K6 (7). 130 (168) sts.
Beg with a purl row, work 9 (11) rows in stocking st.
Next row: K6. [K2tog. K11 (12)] 9 (11) times. K2tog. K5 (6). 120 (156) sts.
Beg with a purl row, work 9 (11) rows in stocking st.
Next row: K6. [K2tog. K10 (11)] 9 (11) times. K2tog. K4 (5). 110 (144) sts.
Beg with a purl row, work 9 (11) rows in stocking st.
Next row: K2 (0). (K2tog. K1) 36 (48) times. 74 (96) sts. Cast off knitwise (WS).
With RS facing and pair of needles, pick up and knit 41 (45) sts along left side of Cape.
**1st row: (WS). P1. (K1. P1) 20 (22) times.
2nd row: (Dividing row for key-hole). (K1. Slip next st onto a st holder at back of work) 20 (22) times. K1. 21 (23) sts.
Working across these 21 (23) sts and beg with a purl row, proceed in stocking st for 3" [7.5 cm], ending with a purl row. Break yarn. Leave all sts on a st holder.
With WS facing, K20 (22) from st holder. Beg with a purl row, proceed in stocking st for 3" [7.5 cm], ending with a purl row. Do not break yarn.
Leave sts on a working needle.
Slip sts from st holder onto circular needle and place behind working needle.
Next row: (Joining row). (K1 from circular needle. K1 from working needle) 20 (22) times. K1 from circular needle. 41 (45) sts.
Cont in garter st (knit every row) on these 41 (45) sts for 4" [10 cm].
Cast off.**
Rep from ** to ** for other side of Cape.