Double Take Capelet

Brighten up your wardrobe with this bold and stylish pullover featuring shades of green, red and orange. You’ll love how cute and cozy this design is!

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: Finished circumference around bottom XS/M (L/2XL, 3/5XL): 48 (60¾, 70½)” [122 (154, 179) cm] to fit bust measurement 28/38 (40/50, 52/62)” [71/96.5 (101.5/127, 132/157.5) cm]. Shown in size 48”

Gauge: 15 sts and 20 rows = 4” [10 cm] in St st after wet blocking

Materials

Yarn: Patons Shetland Chunky (75% acrylic, 25% wool; 148 yards [136 meters]/100 grams): #78046 Oxford Grey (MC, 3 [3, 4] balls), #378210 Rich Teal (A, 3 [3, 4] balls), #78628 Fiesta (B, 3 [3, 4] balls), #78701 Emerald (C, 3 [3, 4] balls), #78605 Gold (D, 3 [3, 4] balls)
Needles: US size 10 (6.0 mm) and US size 10½ (6.5 mm) circular needles (40”), US size 10 (6.0 mm) circular needles (24”)
Notions: Marker, tapestry needle

Abbreviations

K2tog: Knit next 2 stitches together

Pattern Notes

When working from charts, carry color not in use loosely across WS of work, but never over more than 5 sts. When it must pass over more than 5 sts, weave it loosely over and under color in use on WS.

Pattern

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ). When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. For ease in working, circle all numbers pertaining to your size.

Body

With larger circular needle and MC, cast on 180 (228, 264) sts. Join in rnd, being careful not to twist sts. Place marker on first st.
Rnd 1: *K2, p2, rep from * around.
Rep last rnd of (k2, p2) ribbing until work from beg measures 3” [7.5 cm].
Change to smaller circular needle.
Knit 1 rnd.
Knit Chart I to end of chart, reading rows from right to left, noting 12-st rep will be worked 15 (19, 22) times.
Next Rnd: With MC, knit.
Next Rnd: *K13 (17, 20), k2tog, rep from * around. (68 (216, 252) sts)

Knit Chart II to end of chart, reading rows from right to left, noting 12-st rep will be worked 14 (18, 21) times.
Next Rnd: With MC, knit.
Next Rnd: *K12 (16, 19), k2tog, rep from * around. (156 (204, 240) sts)
Next 3 Rnds: With B, knit.
Next Rnd: *K11 (15, 18), k2tog, rep from * around. (144 (192, 228) sts)
Next Rnd: Knit.
Knit Chart III to end of chart, reading rows from right to left, noting 12-st will be worked 12 (16, 19) times. (72 (96, 114) sts)

Sizes L/2XL and 3/5XL Only
Next Rnd: With MC, *K2tog, k(10, 17), rep from * around. (88, 108) sts)
Knit (1, 2) rnd(s).
Next Rnd: *K2tog, k(20, 7), rep from * around. (84, 96) sts)

All Sizes
Change to shorter needle and with MC, work in (k3, p3) ribbing for 7” [18 cm]. Cast off in ribbing. yarn ball

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