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Charlotte Capelet

from Usch Engelmann
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Charlotte Capelet
Charlotte Capelet
Charlotte Capelet
Charlotte Capelet

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, inc,
  • yo, short rows, Moebius Cast-on instructions reference included

Pattern Description:

Charlotte is a lace and garter stitch shawl with a Moebius collar.
The shaping resembles a capelet but the garment was designed as an alternative to our beloved open shawls which can, however, be difficult to wear during everyday activities.

The collar falls loosely around the neck, and back neck shaping is added with short rows. The lower back section of the capelet is also shaped with short rows to provide a nicely curved and slightly longer lower back area.


18 sts - 28 rows / 4" (10cm) lace pattern stitch (after washing)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • S 34-36 (M 38-40, L 42-44, XL 46-48)


  • Fingering weight/sock yarn 600 yd / 550 m (800 yd / 750 m, 1050 yd / 960 m, 1350 yd / 1250 m)

You Will Also Need:

  • Needle: US 5/3.75 mm circular needle (or needle size to obtain gauge) Length: for the Moebius part 47" length is recommended. The yoke/body part can be knit with a 24" or 32" long circular needle or 47" with Magic-loop
  • 2 stitch markers

Suggested yarn:

600 yards of Fingering weight