Mulled Wine Capelet
Design by Jessica Anderson
21 sts and 34 rnds = 4 inches/10cm in St st. To save time, take time to check gauge.
Star st: (K3tog, yo, k3tog) in same 3 sts.
K2, P2 Rib (multiple of 4 sts) Rnd 1: *K2, p2; rep from * to end of rnd.
Rep Rnd 1 for pat. Star (multiple of 4 sts) Rnd 1: Knit. Rnd 2: *Star st, k1; rep from * to end of rnd. Rnd 3: Knit. Rnd 4: K2, *Star st, k1; rep from * to 2 sts before marker, remove marker and using first st of the next rnd to complete final Star st, Star st, while replacing the marker after working the yo.
Rep Rnds 1–4 for pat.
This piece is knit in the round from the top down. It’s worked in typical raglan sweater fashion, minus the sleeves.
Starting with the color of your choice, knit until you run out of that color, then join the next color using your preferred method.
When the piece gets too big to fit on the shorter circular needle, switch to the longer circular needle.
With 16-inch needle, cast on 112 (124, 144) sts; pm and join to work in the rnd.
Work in K2, P2 Rib for 1 inch. Shape Capelet Rnd 1: *K51 (57, 67) sts, pm, k5, pm; rep from * around, omitting last marker (this is your beg-ofrnd marker). Rnd 2 (inc): *K1, kfb, knit to 2 sts before marker, kfb, k1; rep from * to end of rnd— 120 (132, 152) sts. Rnd 3: Knit.
Rep [Rnds 2 and 3] 19 (21, 21) times— 272 (300, 320) sts. Knit for 3 (21/2, 21/2) inches. Work in the Star pat for 3 inches, ending with a Rnd 4. Bind-Off Rnd: *K2tog-tbl, move st back to LH needle; rep from * until 1 st rem; cut yarn and pull through rem st.
Weave in all ends. Wash and block to measurements.
Note: Arrow indicates direction of work.