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Burdrop Cape


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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! BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Increasing, decreasing and knitting two sets of stitches together GAUGE 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) SUGGESTED YARN 2000 meters of Lace weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Scrumptious Lace COLORWAY Water

Recommended with this pattern

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

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