Knit­ting: Del­i­cate child’s mo­hair capelet

Woman's Weekly (UK) - - Contents - Knit­ting Edi­tor Teresa

Knit­ted in a light mo­hair yarn, the di­a­mond lace pat­tern of this capelet is in­tri­cately worked from the neck-edge down.

Easy-peasy

A Bit More Tricky Hard–ish Quite A Chal­lenge

To make

With 3¾mm nee­dles, cast on loosely 49 (51) (55) sts for neck edge.

In­crease row (wrong side): K3 (2) (2), [work k1, yf and k1 all in next st] to last 3 (2) (3) sts, k3 (2) (3) – 135 (145) (155) sts.

Next 2 rows: Sl1, k to end.

But­ton­hole row: Sl1, k3­tog, yarn for­ward and round nee­dle to make 2 sts, k to end.

Next row: Sl1, k to end.

Work small di­a­mond pat­tern as fol­lows:

1st row: Sl1, k2­tog, yf, k6, [k3­tog, 5 from 1, k3­togb, k3] to last 16 sts, k3­tog, 5 from 1, k3­togb, k6, yf, skpo, k1. 2nd row and ev­ery fol­low­ing al­ter­nate row: Sl1, k2, p to last 3 sts, k3.

3rd row: Sl1, k2­tog, yf, k1, [yf, skpo, k3, k2­tog, yf, k3] to last 11 sts, yf, skpo, k3, k2­tog, yf, k1, yf, skpo, k1.

5th row: S1, k2­tog, yf, k2, yf, skpo, [k1, k2­tog, yf, k1, yf, sk2po, yf, k1, yf, skpo] to last 8 sts, k1, k2­tog, yf, k2, yf, skpo, k1.

7th row: Sl1, k2­tog, yf, k1, k2­tog, yf, k3, [yf, skpo, k3, k2­tog, yf, k3] to last 6 sts, [yf, skpo, k1] twice.

9th row: Sl1, k2­tog, yf, k7, [yf, skpo, k1, k2­tog, yf, k5] to last 15 sts, yf, skpo, k1, k2­tog, yf, k7, yf, skpo, k1.

11th row: Sl1, k2­tog, yf, k8, [yf, sk2po, yf, k7] to last 14 sts, yf, sk2po, yf, k8, yf, skpo, k1.

13th row: Sl1, k2­tog, yf, k1, [k3­tog, 5 from 1, k3­togb, k3] to last

11 sts, k3­tog, 5 from 1, k3­tog, k1, yf, skpo, k1.

15th row: Sl1, k2­tog, yf, k1, [k2­tog, yf, k3, yf, skpo, k3] to last 11 sts, k2­tog, yf, k3, [yf, skpo, k1] twice.

17th row: Sl1, [k2­tog, yf] twice, k1, [yf, sk2po, yf, k1, yf, skpo, k1, k2­tog, yf, k1] to last 9 sts, yf, sk2po, yf, k1, [yf, ssk] twice, k1.

19th row: Sl1, k2­tog, yf, k1, yf, skpo, k3, [k2­tog, yf, k3, yf, skpo, k3] to last 6 sts, k2­tog, yf, k1, yf, skpo, k1.

21st row: Sl1, k2­tog, yf, k2, yf, skpo, [k1, k2­tog, yf, k5, yf, skpo] to last 8 sts, k1, k2­tog, yf, k2, yf, skpo, k1.

23rd row: Sl1, k2­tog, yf, k3, [yf, sk2po, yf, k7] to last 9 sts, yf, sk2po, yf, k3, yf, skpo, k1.

24th row: Sl1, k2, p to last 3 sts, k3. Th­ese 24 rows form small di­a­mond pat­tern.

Pat­tern an­other 12 (24) (36) rows. Work large di­a­mond pat­tern as fol­lows:

1st row: Sl1, k2­tog, yf, k2, k2­tog, yf, k1, [yf, skpo, k5, k2­tog, yf, k1] to last 7 sts, yf, skpo, k2, yf, skpo, k1. 2nd row and ev­ery fol­low­ing al­ter­nate row: Sl1, k2, p to last 3 sts, k3.

3rd row: Sl1, k2­tog, yf, k1, k2­tog, yf, k3, [yf, skpo, k3, k2­tog, yf, k3] to last 6 sts, [yf, skpo, k1] twice.

5th row: Sl1, k2­tog, yf, k2, k2­tog, yf, k1, * [yf, skpo] twice, k1, [k2­tog, yf] twice, k1, re­peat from * to last 7 sts, yf, skpo, k2, yf, skpo, k1.

7th row: Sl1, k2­tog, yf, k1, k2­tog, yf, k3, [yf, skpo, yf, sk2po, yf, k2­tog, yf, k3] to last 6 sts, [yf,

skpo, k1] twice.

9th row: Sl1, k2­tog, yf, k7, [yf, skpo, k1, k2­tog, yf, k5] to last 15 sts, yf, skpo, k1, k2­tog, yf, k7, yf, skpo, k1.

11th row: Sl1, k2­tog, yf, k2, [k3­tog, yarn for­ward and round nee­dle twice to make 3 sts, skpo, k1, yf, sk2po, yf, k1] to last 10 sts, k3­tog, yf and round nee­dle twice to form 3 sts, skpo, k2, yf, skpo, k1.

12th row: Sl1, k2, p3, [work p1b, p1 and p1b into next ‘yf and round nee­dle twice’, p7] to last 9 sts, work p1b, p1 and p1b into next

‘yf and round nee­dle twice’, p3, k3.

13th row: Sl1, k2­tog, yf, k7, [k2­tog, yf, k1, yf, skpo, k5] to last 5 sts, k2­tog, yf, k1, yf, skpo, k7, yf, skpo, k1. 14th row and ev­ery fol­low­ing al­ter­nate row: Sl1, k2, p to last

3 sts, k3.

15th row: Sl1, k2­tog, yf, k1, yf, skpo, k3, [k2­tog, yf, k3, yf, skpo, k3] to last 6 sts, k2­tog, yf, k1, yf, skpo, k1.

17th row: Sl1, k2­tog, yf, k2, yf, skpo, k1, * [k2­tog, yf] twice, k1, [yf, skpo] twice, k1, re­peat from * to last 7 sts, k2­tog, yf, k2, yf, skpo, k1.

19th row: Sl1, k2­tog, yf, k1, [yf, skpo, yf, sk2po, yf, k2­tog, yf, k3] to last 11 sts, yf, skpo, yf, sk2po, yf, k2­tog, yf, k1, yf, skpo, k1.

21st row: As 17th row.

23rd row: Sl1, k2­tog, yf, k3, yf, sk2po, yf, [k2­tog, k1, yf, k1, yf, k1, skpo, yf, sk2po, yf] to last 6 sts, k3, yf, skpo, k1.

25th row: Sl1, k2­tog, [yf, k1] twice, skpo, [k1, k2­tog, k1, yf, k3, yf, k1, skpo] to last 8 sts, k1, k2­tog, [k1, yf] twice, skpo, k1.

27th row: Sl1, k2­tog, yf, k2, [yf, k1, sk2po, k1, yf, k2­tog, yf, k1, yf, skpo] to last 10 sts, yf, k1, sk2po, k1, yf, k2, yf, skpo, k1.

29th row: Sl1, k2­tog, yf, k3, * yf, sk2po, yf, [k2­tog, yf] twice, k1, yf, skpo] to last 9 sts, yf, sk2po, yf, k3, yf, skpo, k1.

30th row: Sl1, k2, p to last 3 sts, k3.

Next 3 rows: Sl1, k to end.

Cast off very loosely kwise.

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