Take Time To Check Gauge

Notes

  1. When working chart pat, carry; yam loosely at back of work to prevent puckering of fahnc when changing colors.
  2. Use straight needles until there arc tin» many sts to lit comfortably on needle, then change to circular needle.

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Color Key

  • Navy (A) X Orange (C) O Beige (E) 0 Black (G) □ Moss (I)
  • Red (B) El Gold (D) □ Pink (F) BB Turquoise (H) 8 Green (J)
  1. Chart represents center 58 Ms only. ootU Jo center pat bands while increasing foil instructions. Short row wrapping (wrap and turn • w&t) Knit side
  2. Wytb, si next M purl wise.
  3. Move yam betw een the needles to the front
  4. SI the same M hack to LH needle. Turn work, bring yam to the p side between needles One st is wrapped When short rows are completed, work to just before w rapped st, insert Rll needle under tl»c wrap and knitwisc into the wrapped st. k them tog.

Purl side

  1. Wyif. si next st purlwisc.
  2. Move yam between lite needles to the luck of work.
  3. SI some m bock to LH needle. Turn work, bring yam Kick to tlic p side between the needles. ()nc m is wrapped. When slum n»ws are completed. wxwk to juM before wrapped m. insert RH needle from behind into the back lp of tlic wrap ami place on Ul needle; I' wrap log with M on needle

CAPE

I leg at lower edge w ith B. cast on 5X sts. Beg w ith row I of chart, cont to loll chart with shaping AT SAM! I IMF as loll: work I tow of chart, then cast on 4 sts at beg of next IX rows. 2 sts at beg of next 3X rows. I si al beg of next 30 rows—236 Ms. Cont to foil chart, working even without shaping. through row 05. Top shaping

Row 96 With (i. p62, (p2tog) 56 times. p62. Beg short rows

Cont lo foil chart, working rem short rows each side in 3rd color band (colors F, J & E) as foil:

Next row (KS) Work 62 sts. wrap & turn (w&t).

Next row Purl to end

Next row Purl to end

Next row Purl to end

Bind Pattern

Color Key

Next (short) row (US) Work 26 sts. w&t. work 2 sts. bind olf 4 sts using I-row buttonhole method, work until there arc 26 sts on RH needle, w&t. Next row Purl to end.

Next row (RS) K62. closing up holes. Cut yam Rejoin J to work the last 62 sts in short-row shaping and work shaping in reverse through end of chart. All sts on needle arc now in (black) G and next row should be a WS or purl row. Work band pattern

Beg with row 2 of band pat chart, work hand pat on the 1X0 sts. AT SAME TIME, inc 1 M each end of every row through row 14. Next row (KS) With (i. purl (for turning rulgc) With single color as desired, work 13 rows in St MI for facing) AT SAME TIME, dec I st each end of every row. Bind off.

FINISHING

Block to measurements. Lower edge

To work around the shaped lower edge of cape, with G. pick up and k 2X2 sts evenly around the entire shaped edge of cape. Work band pat foil chart as for top edge Fold edges to WrS ami sew in place. Sew on button Reinforce buttonhole using buttonhole st. if desired.

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