Light Shade Of Gray |
Recommended yarn: Drops Lima
Yarn weight: DK
Needles: US 6 - 4.0 mm, US 5 - 3.75 mm: size S/M 60 cm/24”, size L/XL 80 cm/32” circular needle.
Notions: 7 buttons of your choice, tapestry needle, stitch holder, stitch markers (one in contrasting color).
Gauge: 20 sts x 28 rows = 10 x 10 cm /4 x4 ” in St st worked in the round with needle US 6 - 4.0 mm.
Light Shade of Gray is a seamless capelet worked in DK yarn.
Light Shade of Gray is worked from bottom to top. First you knit border in Garter Stitch, join it in the front sewing nice buttons and then you pick up stitches from its top edge and continue upwards in Stockinette Stitch. At the end you make a collar in Garter Stitch again.
Ah, buttons! Don’t forget to show them off! They add those final touches to the capelet and make it one of a kind :-)
Sizes & Fit:
S/M: Bottom approx. 62cm/24.5” long, 47cm/18.5” high when flat; fits up to 140cm/55” around shoulders (bust+arms).
L/XL: Bottom approx. 67cm/26.5” long, 48 cm/19” high when flat; fits up to 150cm/59” around shoulders (bust+arms).