Top Down Button Front Capelet

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Top Down Button Front Capelet

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Luxurious button-down capelet knit in Bernat Alpaca.

Extra-Small/Medium
28 - 38" [71-96.5 cm]
Large/2 Extra-Large
40 - 50" [101.5-127 cm]
3/5 Extra-Large
52 - 62" [132-157.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $26.91

Step 1:

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Size:

  • Extra-Small/Medium
  • Large/2 Extra-Large
  • 3/5 Extra-Large
To fit bust measurement.
28 - 38" [71-96.5 cm]

Step 2:

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

Main Color (MC)

Alpaca | Stone, 93045 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color
$19.96

Circular Aluminum Knitting Needles 36"

Size 10/6mm
$6.95

Materials not included in this kit:

2 buttons.

The materials for this project cost $26.91

Abbreviations

K = knit

P = purl

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

yo = yarn over the needle (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit bust measurement.
Extra-Small/Medium 28 - 38" [71-96.5 cm]
Large/2 Extra-Large 40 - 50" [101.5-127 cm]
3/5 Extra-Large 52 - 62" [132-157.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Alpaca (100 g/3.5 oz;110 m/120 yds)
SizesExtra-Small/MediumLarge/2 Extra-Large3/5 Extra-Large 
Main Color (MC)
Stone ()
457
Size 6 mm (U.S. 10) circular knitting needle 36 ins [90 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge. 2 buttons.

GAUGE

15 sts and 20 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Cast on 42 (46-50) sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). K2 (Left Front). *yo. Knit next st. Place marker on last st. yo. K6 (7-8) (Sleeve). yo. Knit next st. Place marker on last st. yo.* K22 (24-26) (Back). Rep from * to * once more. K2 (Right Front). (4 marked sts).
2nd row: Purl.
3rd row: (Knit to next marked st. yo. Knit marked st. yo) 4 times. Knit to end of row
Rep last 2 rows 23 (25-27) times more. 242 (262-282) sts.
Next row: Purl.
Work in (K2. P2) ribbing for 3 ins [7.5 cm], ending with a WS row. Cast off loosely in ribbing.
Collar: (RS). Pick up and knit 42 (46-50) sts evenly across cast on edge.
Next row:: (WS). Purl, inc 8 sts evenly across. 50 (54-58) sts
Work 6½ ins [16.5 cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing ending on a WS row. Cast off in ribbing.
Button Band: (RS). Pick up and knit 74 (78-82) sts evenly down side of Collar and Left Front. Work 9 rows in (K2. P2) ribbing. Cast off in ribbing. Place markers for 2 buttons on band having top button 4 ins [10 cm] below neck edge and bottom button 1½ ins [4 cm] above cast off edge.
7th row: K1. *K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 21 sts. Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread yarn through rem sts and fasten securely.
Buttonhole Band: Work as for Button Band, working buttonholes to correspond to button markers as follows:
4th row: (RS). (Rib to marker. Cast off 2 sts) twice. Rib to end of row.
5th row: Rib, casting on 2 sts over cast off sts.
Sew on buttons.