FO: Seersucker Capelet

Seersucker Cape

Finished Capelet Measurements (around body)
40”, 43”, 49”, 52”
sample knit in 43”

Cascade Lana Grande (100% Peruvian Highland Wool) 4, 4, 5, 5 skeins in 6047, and one scrap for CC cast on. Great substitute: Rowan Big Wool

One 20” and 40” circular needle (circ) in size US 13 [9.0mm]
Or size to obtain gauge

• Stitch markers 
• Tapestry needle

10.5sts and 15 rnds = 4” in seersucker stitch  


This was an idea that just wouldn't leave my head from the moment I started looking at Wrap Style again. I simple but cozy capelet.  The original plan was to make the cape long enough so that I had to make slits for where my hands would pop out but I decided to stop just above the elbow. That original sketch still lingers on my mind so you never know what could be coming next.

I had quite the educational time working on the pattern. I even ripped the whole thing out and started over. The CC color on the collar was originally a provisional cast on (at the time I was eager to get to the shaping and thought I'd complete the rest of the neck later) but after showing it to a few people they all loved that pop of color and I kept it in!

All in the creative process right?  What I'm left with is a cute, cozy, shoulder warmer, with a collar that can be buttoned or pinned up to be a turtleneck should the chilly weather sneak up on me.

Queue it up! or buy now!

Happy Knitting!

6 thoughts on “FO: Seersucker Capelet

  1. Evelyn says:

    I love this … loved it when you first gave us a sneak peak and love it even more now that you have photographed it full frontal. I agree that the contrast in the color adds a nice dimension and I think I prefer it on the short side, too. Congratulations on the release of a new pattern.


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