A lacy capelet to wrap yourself in for the cool evenings
"Hold me close and hold me fast
The magic spell you cast
This is la vie en rose ..."
From La Vie En Rose
By Édith Piaf
English Lyrics by Mack David
Whether this capelet adds lacy elegance to complete an evening ensemble, gives a romantic finishing touch over the shoulders of your favourite little black dress, or is worn casually tossed over a weekend outfit, it is sure to add a certain je ne sais quoi to your look.
A striking pattern knitted in lace and garter stitch La Vie En Rose can be fastened with a button at the throat, allowing you to wear it in several different ways.
Why not go ahead and indulge, you're sure to fall in love with La Vie En Rose!
You will alternate lace and garter sections to form the body. The capelet is worked top to bottom with elongated fronts that are shaped via short rows.
Size 1 : to fit a range of the standard bust measurements of 28-38” (71 – 96.5cm)
Size 2 : to fit a range of the standard bust measurements of 40-46” (101.5 – 117cm).
750 - 1000 yards (686 - 914 m)
16sts x 22 rows in st st and 19sts x 32 rows in garter st = 4”/10cm.