The Diva Capelet - PDF Knitting Pattern for handspun yarn - US 10/11 (8 mm)

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This listing is for the pdf knitting pattern of the "Diva Capelet" in size small
- larger size are achieved by casting on more stitches as outlined in the pattern.

Material & Gauge:

A variety of commercial & hand-spun yarns, knitable with needles US 10/11 (8 mm) -
about 400/800 yards depending on the width of the capelet/skirt and the length/tiers of the ruffles

This pattern is pefect for using up your (never ending) yarn stash, using as many different colors and yarn types as you like, but of course you can also knit it in one color and one style of yarn :)

gauge: 3 sts and 3 rows = 1 inch over stockinette stitch

Skills needed: cast on, knit, purl, cast off, working yarn overs, crochet optional to work button closure

Difficulty level: Beginner/Intermediate.

This pattern was designed with handspun yarn in mind.

Substitute with any commercial bulky/chunky yarn to match gauge (needle size)

Larger sizes can be easily accommodated by casting on more stitches.

Alternatively you may adapt the pattern as is with the use of larger needles (and bulkier yarn) to create sizes medium & large.

Please convo me with any questions.

Happy Knitting :)


A shawl. A wrap. A little (yoga) skirt. In any case: ruffles!

Fibers of the sample displayed in the listing include commercial yarns as well as a variety of my own hand-spun (handpainted) yarns, here in particular I was working with handspun shetland, mohair, lincoln, cotswold, romney & silk.

This one-of-a-kind garment fits a small/medium frame if worn as a skirt wrap over your favorite yoga pants, to and from your favorite class.

It is meant to sit on your lower hips and show a little leg :)

This one-of-a-kind garment fits a small/medium/large frame if worn as a shawl or wrap.

( waist/top band is 32 inches with 2 button crochet closure, skirt length is 12 inches)

Average review
May 26, 2013 by A fellow maker
Delivery via email was accomplished quickly and pattern was easy to read.
Aug 3, 2012 by A fellow maker

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Each item has been crafted with a lot of love and handiwork in a smoke free environment, and is unique either in fiber, color or design or all of the above.

Most of my designs are truly one of a kind, because I use my own hand-spun and hand-dyed yarns. I also will occasionally use commercial yarns, but will not promote a particular brand. I mostly work with my own patterns. I also draw inspiration from printed patterns, but overall hardly work from a particular one pattern and oftentimes end up combining various elements from what catches my attention and inspiration.

I do want to state that I have 2 short-haired non-shedding dogs (Chocolate Lab & Weimeraner X), but they know to stay out of their mommy's fiber palace. Very rarely do I find a stray hair in any of my fiber projects.

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