Hollyberry Bonnet and Cape

Hollyberry Bonnet and Cape
Kyoko Nakayoshi

Matching bonnet and capelet perfect for any little girl who likes to play dress up. Bonnet is worked with simple short-row shaping and tied with a pretty ribbon; capelet is worked from side to side with simple short-row shaping and cable detail.

Finished Size Bonnet 13¾(15, 16)" from front edge around back of head to front edge at widest point and 8½ (10, 11)" tall. Bonnet shown measures 15" around.
Finished Size Cape 27¾ (33, 38¼ )" lower edge circumference, buttoned. Capelet shown measures 33".
Yarn Bonnet Valley Yarns Berkshire (85% wool, 15% alpaca; 141 yd [129 m]/100 g): #17 wine, 1 (1, 2) ball(s). Yarn distributed by WEBS.
Yarn Cape Valley Yarns Berkshire (85% wool, 15% alpaca; 141 yd [129 m]/100 g): #17 wine, 2 (3, 4) balls. Yarn distributed by WEBS.
Needles Sizes 9 (5.5 mm) and 7 (4.5 mm): 24" circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Bonnet Markers (m); stitch holder; tapestry needle; two ¾" buttons; 40" of 1½" wide velvet ribbon to match bonnet; sewing needle and matching thread; pin (for attaching ribbon).
Notions Cape Markers (m); stitch holders; cable needle (cn); waste yarn in a contrasting color to be used as a stitch holder; tapestry needle; one ¾" button.
Gauge Bonnet 15 sts and 24 rows = 4" in St st on larger needle.
Gauge Cape 15 sts and 24 rows = 4" in St st on larger needle; cable panel = 4" wide.

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