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The solid portion of the airy & colorful Swing Capelet, crocheted in Taiyo Lace yarn, is formed by a wide, short band worked flat in a cluster stitch pattern. The ends are fastened at the lower back with hook-and-eye closures, forming an open-back bolero; the lace cape is worked down from the center back in picot lace mesh.
This pattern is available as a PDF download.
Skill Level: Experienced
Finished Measurements: Circumference of band 60"; Back length 20 (21)"
Yarn: 2 skeins of Noro Taiyo Lace in #28
Hooks: Sizes B/1, C/2, D/3 and F/5 (2.25, 2.75, 3.25, 3.75mm) crochet hooks, or size needed to obtain gauge
Gauge: 14 (3-dc cluster, ch1) and 20 rows = 4" over band pattern using size B/1 (2.25mm) hook.
Pattern originally from Noro Knitting Magazine Issue #3, pattern 29