Chevron Cape Knitting Pattern

This classically designed cape looks just as fashionable today as when it was first published in 1972.  Knit in a neutral shade, it will become a warm accessory that you can wear for decades to come.

  • Intermediate
  • Knitting
  • Accessories
  • Scarves / Shawls

RED HEART® “Super Saver®”: 2 Skeins 334 buff for Short Cape; 3 Skeins for Long Cape.

Circular Knitting Needles: 6.5mm [US 10½] for Small/Medium or 8mm [US 11] for Large/X-Large, 29” long.
Stitch markers, yarn needle.

Directions are for size Small/Medium; changes for size Large/X-Large are in parentheses.

Short Cape - Circumference at Bottom Edge: 72 (84)”;
Length: 19 (21½)”
Long Cape - Circumference at Bottom Edge: 90 (105)”;
Length: 31½ (33)”

GAUGE: 14 sts = 4”; 18 rows = 4” in St st using smaller needles for Small/Medium. 12 sts = 4”; 16 rows = 4” in St st using larger needles for Large/X-Large. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.

Required Redheart Products

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