How To Knit a Cape With Short Rows and Flat Knitting
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This has been one of the most popular video tutorials lately and we have made quite a few knitted Cape and Capelet tutorials for you to enjoy. We even had a Knit Along (KAL) in which many of you submitted beautiful work.
So Joanne decided to make a longer version of the capelet for those who wanted a piece to cover up to the top of the arms and chest. And this is how the slightly longer Cape video tutorial came about.
500 yards of the curly (Sirdar Snuggly)
1 Curly thin yarn, 2 lion brand shawl in a ball and 1 soft secret.
All 4 strands knitted together.
(I believe it would be ok to knit this cape with 1 strand less, like the curly
one or a shawl in a ball.
Follow along with these instructions:
Cast on 45 stitches (I used the Cable Cast On)
Knit 2 rows
Knit 15, turn and wrap, knit the15 back.
Knit 30, turn and wrap, knit the 30 back.
Knit 45, knit them back.
Repeat these 6 rows, 60 times
Knit 1 more wow.
Weave in ends.