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Wild Flower Stranded Caplet

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Intermediate

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Wild Flower is a stranded capelet worked in the style of Fair Isle knitting. Difficulty Level: Intermediate: Pattern uses stranded knitting, working from colorwork charts, decreases, and knitting in the round. Materials Needed Yarn: Approximately 564 {662, 758, 856, 952, 1049} yards / 516 {605, 693, 782, 870, 960} meters in DK weight yarn in 7 colors. Yarn used in capelet pictured: Jamieson's Doubleknitting (DK weight, 100% wool, 170 yards / 155 meters per 57 gram (2.01 ounces) skein) - For Main Color 1 (MC1): 195 Moorland colorway 222{260, 296, 334, 370, 407, 445} yards / 203 {238, 271, 305, 338, 372, 407} meters - - 2 {2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3} skeins - For Main Color 2 (MC2): 102 Sheala colorway 70 {82, 94, 106, 118, 130, 142} yards / 64 {75, 86, 97, 108, 119, 130} meters - - 1 {1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1} skein - For Main Color 3 (MC3): 1390 Highland Mist colorway 50 {58, 66, 74, 82, 90} yards / 46 {53, 60, 68, 75, 82} meters - - 1 {1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1} skein - For Contrasting Color 1 (CC1): 01 Shetland Black colorway 20 {24, 28, 32, 36, 40, 44} yards / 18 {22, 26, 30, 33, 37, 40} meters - - 1 {1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1} skein - For Contrasting Color 2 (CC2): 106 Mooskit colorway 80 {94, 108, 122, 136, 150, 164} yards / 73 {86, 99, 112, 124, 137, 150} meters - - 1 {1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1} skein - For Contrasting Color 3 (CC3): 105 Eesit colorway 66 {78, 90, 102, 114, 126, 138} yards / 60 {71, 82, 93, 104, 115, 126} meters - - 1 {1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1} skein - For Contrasting Color 4 (CC4): 104 Natural White colorway 56 {66, 76, 86, 96, 106, 116} yards / 51 {60, 69, 79, 88, 97, 106} meters - - 1 {1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1} skein Needles: US 4 (3.5 mm) and US 6 (4mm) circular needles at least 29" / 74 cmin length, double pointed needles in smaller size as needed Gauge: 24 stitches x 26 rows = 4" / 10 cm in colorwork chart and using larger needles, after blocking. Take time to check gauge. Notions: stitch markers (14) Sizes: XS {S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X} (shown in size XS with 5" / 13 cm of ease) Chest: 47 {51, 56, 61, 65, 70, 75}" / 119 {130, 142, 155, 165, 178, 190} cm Length: 13 {13.5, 14, 14.5, 15, 15.5, 16, 16.5}" / 33 {34, 36, 37, 38, 39, 41, 42} cm Neckband: 28 {28, 28, 32, 32, 32, 36}" / 71 {71, 81, 81, 81, 91} cm To size, measure the circumference around the widest part of the chest plus arms, and add 5" / 13 cm of ease. If you are between sizes, go up a size for a more roomy capelet and down for a more snug capelet. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY stranded knitting knitting in the round decreasing

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Finding balance between adventure and calm, Jennifer's designs are inspired directly from her love of nature and wilderness, those spaces in which the wild and the tranquil inhabit. Her knitting designs use color and texture to articulate the transformational effect that nature can have on us. She has a Masters Degree in Environmental and Natural Resource Policy and when she is not knitting, Jennifer is usually gallivanting around in the wilderness.