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Marlaina "Marly" Bird fled the world of financial services to launch her Yarn Thing podcast and hasn't looked back since. To Marly, a bi-craftsy girl who both knits and crochets, the yarn is the ...

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Diamond Lace Caplet

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Diamond Lace Caplet
Diamond Lace Caplet
Diamond Lace Caplet
Diamond Lace Caplet
Diamond Lace Caplet
Diamond Lace Caplet

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • YO
  • simple lace
  • picking up stitches

Pattern Description:

Everybody needs a go-to piece that she can throw on and run out the door but still look fabulous. The Diamond Lace Caplet made out of the amazing Fiesta Yarns, La Boheme fits the bill.

Simple raglan shaping flows into a beautiful diamond lace stitch coupled with a nice collar and button bands along the neckline and armhole make can be subtle and blend in with the yarn or make a statement.

Wear it open or button closed but wear it with confidence that you look good!


12 sts and 15 rows = 4 inches/10cm in Stockinette Stitch.
To save time, take time to check gauge.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One Size Fits Most
  • Finished Measurements: 543/4" [139 cm] body circumference, buttoned


  • Yarn: Fiesta, "La Boheme" (50% Rayon, 32% Mohair, 14% Wool, 4% Nylon; 165 yds [151m], 3.99 onces [113g]): #185 Vintage 5 skeins.
  • Needles: Size 10 (6 mm) 32-inch circular needles, or size needed to obtain gauge

You Will Also Need:

  • Notions: Stitch markers, stitch holders or waste yarn, darning needle, 11 1-inch [2.54 cm] buttons.

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Fiesta Yarns/La Boheme