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Burdrop Cape

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Burdrop Cape
Burdrop Cape Burdrop Cape 2
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Burdrop Cape Burdrop Cape 1

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Increasing, decreasing and knitting two sets of stitches together

Pattern Description:

A vintage-style cape of delicately layered ruffles.

The cape is worked from the
bottom up. Each ruffle is knitted
separately and then joined to the
cape by a row where stitches from
the two pieces are knitted together.
This is not a difficult pattern, it just
involves a lot of knitting!


30 sts and 44 rows to 10cm over
st st using 2.75mm needles - tension
is not vital, as the cape simply drapes
over the shoulders.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One size only Width at top of first ruffle: approx 115cm (451/2in) Width at collar, gathered by ribbon: 24cm (91/2in) Length: approx 45cm (171/2in)


  • Fyberspates Scrumptious Lace (45% silk, 55% merino; 100g skeins) Water (504) 2 x 100g skeins

You Will Also Need:

  • Needles and accessories 1 set 2.75mm (UK12/US2) circular needles, 80-100cm long 1 set 3mm (UK11/US2-3) circular needles, 80-100cm long A spare 2.75mm (UK12/US2) circular needle, 80-100cm long Stitch markers (approx 13) Ribbon, approx 1m

Suggested yarn:

2000 meters of Lace weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Scrumptious Lace