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! For every kit sold Les Belles Bouclettes donates a portion of the sale to the Forests Ontario tree planting program. Construction: 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. SIZES: 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). YARDAGE: 750 - 1000 yards (686 - 914 m) GAUGE: 16sts x 22 rows in st st and 19sts x 32 rows in garter st = 4”/10cm. THE KIT INCLUDES : * all yarn required to make this capelet in Les Belles Bouclettes , 238 m / 260 yards in 100 g / 3.5 oz ( Amelia, sport weight yarn 60% mohair, 40% merino) , in natural white or hand-dyed colour: Size 1: 3 skeins * Size 2: 4 skeins NOTE: The PDF file will be sent to you via email within 24 hours of your purchase. If you prefer the printed copy, check the option and the print pattern (printed on both sides of the page) will be sent to you in a clear sheet protector. Your copy of La Vie en Rose pattern also includes a Ravelry coupon ( that will allow you to download a complimentary copy to your Ravelry library). Please note that all pattern sales are final and non-refundable. MATERIALS (not included): Needles: US4 (3.5)mm circular needles 24”/61cm minimum OR a needle size that will give you the correct gauge. The kit does not include the knitting needles or any other notions.
Type of craft
3(4) skeins of Les Belles Bouclettes sport weight yarn, "Amelia" (60% mohair, 40% merino)
16sts x 22 rows in st st and 19sts x 32 rows in garter st = 4”/10cm.
750 - 1000 yards (686 - 914 m)
Recommended needle size
US4 (3.5mm ) circular needles 24”/61cm minimum. OR a needle size that will give you the correct gauge.
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