High Neck Capelet Crochet Pattern

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This high neck capelet crochet pattern will have you feeling posh with a contemporary spin on a very classic garment and add an extra layer of warmth.High Neck Capelet Crochet Pattern

If you’re thinking “capelet” sounds like some lost relic of the Victorian age, you’re not far off.

Before Wonder Woman was ever painted on the page, capes were a staple in historical fashion.

The capelet is a variation, that traditionally hit just at the waist, making it much shorter than an average cape. It became popularized in the Victorian era.

A capelet today can refer to anything originating from a cape silhouette but that is shorter in length.

This high neck capelet will have you feeling posh with a contemporary spin on a very classic garment.  

This is such a cute piece that can go over any sweater to add an extra layer of warmth.

You’ll be working in the round, so this is a great, beginner friendly project that will help you work out some new crochet techniques.

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HIGH NECK CAPELET CROCHET PATTERN

NOTE: Pattern in U.S. crochet terminology

SKILL LEVEL: EASY

MATERIALS:

  • Hook: U.S. N/9.00mm
  • Size 5 Bulky Yarn – 2 skeins, approx. 200 yds (Loops & Threads Charisma in Taupe used in photos)
  • 1 large 1.5’’ button
  • Darning Needle & Scissors

ABBREVIATIONS:

  • st = stitch
  • ch = chain
  • sl = slip stitch
  • hdc = half double crochet

FINISHED SIZE:  Neck opening 10” across, Bottom opening 22”, Height from top to bottom 10.5”

GAUGE:  4 stitches = 2’’  4 rows = 2’’ (hdc)

PATTERN: Make a slip knot and chain 40, without twisting the chain, slip stitch into the first chain to connect the ends and create a round.

ROUNDS 1 – 7: Ch 2, hdc in each st around, join with sl.

ROUND 8: Ch 2, hdc in first 3 st, 2 hdc in next st, *hdc in next 3 stitches, 2 hdc in next st* repeat from * around, join with sl. (50 sts)

ROUND 9: Ch 2, hdc in first 4 st, 2 hdc in next st, *hdc in next 4 stitches, 2 hdc in next st* repeat from * around, join with sl. (60 sts)

ROUND 10: Ch 2, hdc in first 5 st, 2 hdc in next st, *hdc in next 5 stitches, 2 hdc in next st* repeat from * around, join with sl. (70 sts)

ROUND 11: Ch 2, hdc in first 6 st, 2 hdc in next st, *hdc in next 6  stitches,  2  hdc in next st*  repeat from  *  around,  join with sl. (80 sts)

ROUND 12: Ch 2, hdc in first 7 st, 2 hdc in next st, *hdc in next 7 stitches, 2 hdc in next st* repeat from * around, join with sl. (90 sts)

ROUNDS 13 – 17: Ch 2, hdc in each st around, join with sl.

ROUND 18: Ch 1, sc in each st around, join with sl.

Break yarn, weave in ends.

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