Austensible Capelet

Valerie Thibodaux

Finished Size S/M (L) about 53 (53)" at lower edge, 143/4 (173/4)" long at center back. Capelet shown in size S/M. Size S/M fits most; for a longer capelet, use instructions for size L.
Yarn Rowan Kidsilk Haze (70% superkid mohair, 30% silk; 229 yd [210 m]/7/8 oz [25 g]): #00589 Majestic (MC), 3 (4) skeins. Distributed by Westminster Fibers. Madelinetosh Tosh Merino (100% superwash Merino; 210 yd [192 m]/31/2 oz [100 g]): Magnolia Leaf (CC), 3 (3) skeins.
Needles Sizes US 5 (3.75 mm), 7 (4.5 mm), 9 (5.5 mm): 24" circular (cir). Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle; clips or pins for finishing; size E (3.5 mm) crochet hook; 36" silk ribbon (or desired length). Sample shown with 1" wide hand-dyed silk ribbon from Hanah Silks.
Gauge Lace layer: 19 sts and 23 rows = 4" in Fishtail lace pattern with MC and largest needles, unblocked. Ribbed layer: 12 sts and 27 rows = 4" in Mistake-Stitch Rib patt with CC and largest needles, blocked.

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