Mariana Hooded Capelet
Mariana is a capelet/poncho with a ruched hem, pretty lace band detailing, and softly pointed hood with a decorative edging. The main body is worked in the round then divided for the hood, which is worked flat and grafted together at the top.
Full written instructions, including step by step instructions for grafting. Includes schematic.
Yarn Any DK weight yarn. Capelet shown uses B&M Supreme Double Knitting Yarn, 100% acrylic. Worsted and sport weights have been used in the test knits with success (just make sure to obtain gauge).
Needles/Notions 4mm (US 6) and 6mm (US 10) circular needles (32 inch/80cm) - or size needed to obtain gauge. Stitch markers (2) Cable needle Tapestry needle
Gauge 20 sts and 28 rows to 4 x 4 inches (10 x 10 cm) using the smaller needles, in stockinette stitch.
To fit bust sizes: 30-32 (34-36, 38-40, 42-44) inches (76-81 (86-91, 96-101, 106-111 cm).
Requiring: 720 (790, 860, 930) yards 659 (723, 787, 851 metres)