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Scraplet Skeins Cold-Shoulder Capelets

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Category Knitting
Type Accessory
Sizing Women
Style Retro / Vintage, Hipster, Funky, Casual
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Name of website or photo Cold-Shoulder Capelets

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What materials did you use? Each version uses 1 120-yd. Scraplet Skein plus coordinating yarns; the following lists are materials needed for each version in addition to the Scraplet Skein. All versions use a weaving needle for sewing. Version 1 needs about 200 yds. of heavy worsted-weight yarn (sample uses 2 balls of Classic Elite's "Waterlily"), plus 1 large button; it's worked on U.S. 15 and 9 needles (24" circular needle recommended for body). Version 2 needs about 100 yds. of bulky yarn; the sample was made with a hand-spun wool/mohair blend boucle. You'll need a U.S. 15 24" circular needle, U.S. 11 needles (for "scarf"), and 3 decorative buttons (optional). Version 3 requires just a small amount, about 75 yds or so, of bulky yarn for the shoulder strap (sample used 3 strands of sport-weight yarn held together). It's knitted on U.S. 15 24" circular needle, and U.S. 11 for the strap.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Like all Knittique's Scraplet Skeins designs, these capelets give you a perfect opportunity to use up leftover bits of yarn; Version 1 of this pattern needs the most (about 200 yds.), but the shoulder strap on Version 3 only needs about 75 yds. or so. Have fun with your coordinating yarns-- maybe use a completely contrasting color! Play!

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love it... this is beautiful....

09/18/2011 Flag

these are so fab!!!!

09/19/2011 Flag