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Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Pattern: Ozark Fashion Capelet

Description: This is a charming fashion accessory designed to cover the shoulders and feature a millinery flower or great vintage pin as a closure.

Skill Level: Easy
Size: One size fits most.

3 Skeins Ozark Handspun yarn
1 set US Size 15-24 inch circular knitting needles
1 US Size Q crochet hook
Several stitch markers
1 Fastener-millinery flower pin, shawl pin, vintage pin or other type of your choosing

Cast on 10 stitches using US Size 15-24 inch circular needles and Ozark Handspun yarn.
(WS) Row 1: Purl.
(RS) Row 2: Increase in first stitch, knit across until one stitch remains, increase last stitch.
Rows 3-21: Repeat rows 1 and 2.
Rows 22-25: Increase once in each row at beginnng and end of row.
Row 26: Knit until 12 stitches reamin, place marker.
Row 27: Purl back until 12 stitches remain, place marker.
Row 28: Knit stitches between the markers.
Row 29: Purl stitches between the markers.
Row 30: Knit to end of row, removing marker.
Row 31: Purl to end of row, removing marker.
Bind off loosely. Break off yarn and bury ends.
Collar: Using US Size Q crochet hook, with wide edge of capelet facing you, attach yarn at corner edge. Chain 2, * double crochet into next stitch, double crochet twice into next stitch, repeat from * across to end. Leave yarn attached and single crochet around remainder of capelet ending up where you initially attached the yarn. Fasten off and bury ends.
Finishing: Make sure all your ends are fastened off and buried. Next, use millinery flower pin, shawl pin or vintage pin to fasten front together.

designed by Janice Rosema for Ozark Handspun, January 2008

Printing Instructions: To print click Ozark Fashion Capelet.

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