This design has been in my head for quite some time. I would go back and forth on how to make it, and then I held the Willow Quiver in my hands and it came to me! I am very pleased with the results. The Quiver Capelette uses different height stitches for shaping, and back loop slip stitches for the ribbing at the neck, plus some chain loops for a fun detail. Enjoy!
Intermediate Skill Level
Designed by Jessie Rayot
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Adult – adjustable circumference, 12″ long
Willow Quiver (worsted) – Ripe Raspberry 0006, Color A: 1 skein
Willow Quiver (worsted) – Fading Twilight 0003, Color B: 1 skein
15 sts x 18 rows = 4” [10 cm] in sc
Six 5/8″ buttons
Stitches and Abbreviations:
ch – chain
blo – back loop only
dc – double crochet
hdc – half double crochet
sc – single crochet
sl st – slip stitch
sp(s) – space(s)
st(s) – stitch(es)
With this pattern, you repeat until your desired size is reached. You may want to make the capelette snug or a little tight, as when you block it the ribbing will release a little bit. Be careful when blocking not to stretch out your cape.
Row 1: With color A, ch 55, sl st in 16th ch from hook, sl st in next 9 sts, sc in next 10 sts, hdc in next 10 sts, dc in last 10 sts.
Row 2: Turn, ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), dc in next 9 dc, hdc in next 10 hdc, sc in next 10 sc, sl st in blo of next 10 sl sts.
Row 3: With Color B, ch 15, turn, sl st in blo of next 10 sl sts, sc in next 10 sc, hdc in next 10 hdc, dc in next 10 dc.
Row 4: Turn, ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), dc in next 9 dc, hdc in next 10 hdc, sc in next 10 sc, sl st in blo of next 10 sl sts.
Row 5: With Color B, ch 15, turn, sl st in blo of next 10 sl sts, sc in next 10 sc, hdc in next 10 hdc, dc in next 10 dc.
Row 6: Turn, ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), dc in next 9 dc, hdc in next 10 hdc, sc in next 10 sc, sl st in blo of next 10 sl sts.
Repeat rows 3-6 until piece is desired size to wrap around wearer’s neck, ending with row 6.
Buttonhole row 1: With Color A, ch 15, turn, sl st in blo of next 2 sl sts, [ch 2, skip 2, sl st in blo of next 4 sts] 6 times, sl st in last 2 sts.
Row 2: Turn, ch 1, sl st in blo of each st across. – (40 sts)
Fasten off and weave in all ends.
Block piece, either steam block or wet block. I wet blocked the sample using Unicorn Fibre Rinse. The finished piece is very soft and does not irritate my neck.
Add buttons opposite of the button holes, and close to the edge of piece.
Wear or give and enjoy!
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