Snowbird Capelet


Andrea Babb

A stranded snowflake pattern gives classic winter whimsy to a simply shaped capelet. A wooly yarn felts lightly on itself for cold-weather comfort.

Finished Size 15¼" neck circumference, 50¾ (63½)" lower edge circumference, and 15¼ (17½)" tall, measured with edges rolled. Capelet shown in smaller size.

Imperial Yarn Native Twist (100% wool; 150 yd [137 m]/4 oz [113 g]): #66 cocoa heather (MC), 3 (4) skeins; #01 natural (A), 2 skeins; #28 spiced poppy (B) and #004 dyed charcoal (C), 1 skein each.

Sizes 10 (6 mm) and 10½ (6.5 mm): 24" circulars (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Marker (m); two 1¼ " × 2" horn buttons; cable needle (cn); tapestry needle; size E/4 (3.5 mm) crochet hook; small amount of worsted weight yarn in matching color for button loops.

16 sts and 20 rows = 4" in St st on smaller needle.

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