Ridged Capelet and Purse

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Ridged Capelet and Purse

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Elegant capelet and matching bag for a night on the town. 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 [101.5-117cm]
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 $27.94

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]

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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

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Circular Aluminum Knitting Needles 16"

Size 9/5.5mm
$6.75

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

Size 9/5.5mm
$8.75

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 8/5mm
$3.95

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

Size 8/5mm
$8.49

Materials not included in this kit:

Magnetic snap closure. Handle 10 ins [25.5 cm] wide. ½ yd [.45 m] of lining fabric.

The materials for this project cost $27.94

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = knit

P2tog = purl two stitches together

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

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 [101.5-117cm]
2XL/3XL 48-54 ins [122-137 cm]
4XL/5XL 56-62 ins [142-158 cm]

MATERIALS

Capelet
Bernat Boa
SizesXS/SML/XL2XL/3XL4XL/5XL 
Main Color (MC)
()
22223
Contrast A
()
22223
Size 5.5 mm (U.S. 9) circular knitting needles 24 ins [60 cm] and 16 ins [40 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge.
Purse
Bernat Boa
SizesXS/SML/XL2XL/3XL4XL/5XL 
Main Color (MC)
()
22222
Contrast A
()
11111
Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles and size 5 mm (U.S. 8) circular knitting needle 24 ins [60 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge. Magnetic snap closure. Handle 10 ins [25.5 cm] wide. ½ yd [.45 m] of lining fabric. Purse: Approx 11 ins [28 cm] wide and 5½ ins [14 cm] high.
Capelet and Purse
Bernat Boa
SizesXS/SML/XL2XL/3XL4XL/5XL 
Main Color (MC)
()
44445
Contrast A
()
33334
Size 5.5 mm (U.S. 9) circular knitting needles 24 ins [60 cm] and 16 ins [40 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge. Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles and size 5 mm (U.S. 8) circular knitting needle 24 ins [60 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge. Magnetic snap closure. Handle 10 ins [25.5 cm] wide. ½ yd [.45 m] of lining fabric. Purse: Approx 11 ins [28 cm] wide and 5½ ins [14 cm] high.

GAUGE

Capelet: 14 sts and 17 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st. Purse: 15 sts and 18 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Capelet
With longer circular needle and MC, cast on 158 (170-184-198-212) sts. Join in rnd, placing a marker on first st.
Knit 2 rnds.
**Change to A and knit 9 rnds, placing a marker at each end of first and last rnds.**
Change to MC and knit 10 rnds.
Rep from** to ** once.
Change to MC and knit 8 rnds.
Rep from ** to ** once.
Change to MC and knit 6 rnds.
Rep from ** to ** once.
Change to MC and knit 1 rnd.
Shape shoulders: Next rnd: *K7 (8-8-9-10). K2tog. Rep from * to last 5 (0-4-0-8) sts. K5 (0-4-0-8). 141 (153-166-180-195) sts.
Knit 2 rnds.
Rep from ** to ** once.
Change to MC and knit 1 rnd.
Next rnd: *K6 (7-7-8-9). K2tog. Rep from * to last 5 (0-4-0-8) sts. K5 (0-4-0-8). 124 (136-148-162-178) sts.
Knit 3 rnds.
Next rnd: *K11 (10-9-9-9). K2tog. Rep from * to last 7 (4-5-8-2) sts. K7 (4-5-8-2). 115 (125-135-148-162) sts.
Knit 2 rnds.
Next rnd: *K10 (9-10-8-8). K2tog. Rep from * to last 7 (4-3-8-2) sts. K7 (4-3-8-2). 106 (114-124-134-146) sts.
Knit 1 rnd.
Next rnd: *K9 (6-8-7-6). K2tog. Rep from * to last 7 (2-4-8-2) sts. K7 (2-4-8-2). 97 (100-112-120-128) sts.
Knit 1 rnd.
Next rnd: *K2 (2-1-1-1). K2tog. Rep from * to last 1 (0-1-0-2) st(s). K1 (0-1-0-2). 73 (75-75-80-86) sts.
Sizes 2XL/3XL and 4XL/5XL only: Knit 1 rnd.
Next rnd: *K(18-8). K2tog. Rep from * to last (0-6) sts. K(0-6). (76-78) sts.
All Sizes: Cast off loosely.
Finishing
With WS facing, fold Contrast A sections in half and sew marked rows tog at WS to form ridges on RS.
Purse
Front and Back (make alike)
**With pair of needles and MC, cast on 40 sts loosely.
Work 4 rows in stocking st.
Shape sides: Dec 1 st each end of next and following 4th rows 3 times more. 32 sts.**
Cont even until work from beg measures 5 ins [12.5 cm], ending with a purl row. Cast off loosely.
Finishing
Before sewing Back and Front tog, mark WS of lining fabric according to Front and Back Shapes with ¾ inch [1.5 cm] seam allowance. Cut lining pieces. Sew side and bottom seams using French Seam.
Edging: With RS facing, A and circular needle, pick up and knit 20 sts down side edge placing a marker on last st, 40 sts across cast on edge of Back, placing a marker on last st, 20 sts up side edge. 80 sts.
2nd row: *Purl to marked st. Inc 1 st in marked st. Rep from * once more. Purl to end of row.
3rd row: *Knit to marked st. Inc 1 st in marked st. Rep from * once more. Knit to end of row.
Rep 2nd row once more.
5th row: *Knit to marked st. K2tog. Rep from * once more. Knit to end of row.
6th row: *Purl to marked st. P2tog. Rep from * once more. Purl to end of row.
Rep 5th row once more.
Cast off loosely.
Fold edging in half and sew in position.
Sew Front and Back of Purse tog. Press lining ½ inch [1 cm] to wrong side at top edge. Insert lining. Sew top edge of lining ½ inch [1 cm] down from top edge of Purse.
Attach handle to side seams. Attach magnetic snap closure in the middle at top edge.