Colorshift is a hybrid cowl capelet with subtle shifts in color achieved by knitting with multiple strands held together as one. The shaping is created by gradually increasing needle size and adding additional strands of yarn. Colorshift can be worn as a cowl, pulled up over your hair as a wimple, or layered over a spring dress like a capelet making it an ideal accessory for transitional weather!
Pattern can be made using lace or fingering weight yarn. Though the difference in thickness between the two weights of yarn is small, the lace weight yarn (shown in green) yields a more delicate, lighter weight fabric and fingering weight (shown in purple) creates a more dense, slightly heavier fabric. Both make the same size cowl.
SIZES + MEASUREMENTS
One size fits most. Feedback from test knitters indicates this one-size pattern can be worn as a capelet up to about a 44" bust. Measurements are taken post-blocking with the fabric laying flat and unstr