Capelet of Many Colours

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Capelet of Many Colours Pattern


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Knitting: Capelet of Many Colours
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Pattern Details:

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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit garter stitch
  • yarn over increases
  • short row knitting

Pattern Description:

This gorgeous multicolour Capelet is knitted from one front edge to the other in one piece in garter stitch. The shaping is created using short row knitting.

The Capelets pictured were created with a range of yarns including faux fur fibres, 100 % wool including Naturally Vero & mohair.

Your capelet will be great worn over jeans and a Tee or Camisole or over a party number. Warm and interesting with unique colour and fibre combinations. There will never be another exactly like the one you knit. It is a great pattern for creating from your stash yarns.

The Capelet could also be created with a variegated yarn providing the colour change interest without the finishing required when using many yarns.


16 Sts and 22 rows to 10cm (4in) measured over Stocking Stitch using 5.5mm needles and 12 ply yarn or equivalents

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • easily adjusted


  • Australia/NZ - 12 ply, USA, UK and Canada - Heavy worsted weight, or triple knit - approx 325 gm

You Will Also Need:

  • 5.5 mm circular needle (US 7 /UK 7)
  • or a pair of 5.5mm straight needles.
  • 3 x stitch markers
  • wool needle


any colour way that excites you

About Designer

About Designer

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ConnieLene Knit Designs
by ConnieLene
Miranda, Waikato, New Zealand
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I am a knitter first and foremost, with a passion for colour and freeform intarsia. I design, knit and create written patterns as well. These are available on etsy (Unique Boutique Knits) and ravelry (Connielene).
My mother and aunts taught me to knit, embroider, sew and to cook. I have attended classes in fabric and paper marbling, and basket weaving. I taught myself to crochet, tie dye ...

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