Boulevard

Textured Cape

by Shellie Anderson

Boulevard is a unique hybrid cape knit in Cima and Staccato for a fabric that moves with you. Texture spans the front, while cap sleeves refine its chic, one of a kind silhouette.

Skill Level

Experienced

MATERIALS

Shibui Knits Staccato

70% Superwash Merino, 30% Silk
191 yds / 50 g
7 (8, 9) skeins

Shibui Knits Cima

70% Superbaby Alpaca, 30% Fine Merino
328 yds / 50 g
5 (6, 7) skeins

Shown in Ivory

Gauge

23 sts & 32 rows = 4" in St st after blocking, with 1 strand of Staccato and 1 strand of Cima held together on size 5 needles or size needed to obtain gauge

23 sts & 32 rows = 4" in Texture Stitch pattern after blocking, with 1 strand of Staccato and 1 strand of Cima held together on size 7 needles or size needed to obtain gauge

Needles

Size 4 (3.5 mm) 32" or longer circular needle
Size 5 (3.75 mm) needles
Size 7 (4 mm) needles
Crochet hook

Size

XS/S (M/L, XL)
To fit bust size 32.5–34.5 (36.5–40.5, 44.5–48.5)"

Finished Dimensions

50 (54, 60)" bust circumference
28 (28.5, 29)" back length from shoulder
Model is 5' 7" wearing Size S with +19.5" ease

Notes

Back is worked in Stockinette Stitch and fronts are worked in Texture Stitch pattern, using 1 strand of Staccato and 1 strand of Cima held together. Starting with a Folded Hem, back and fronts are worked flat then joined at the shoulders. Casings are worked with 2 strands of Cima held together, then seamed in Whip Stitch. To match gauge, different needle sizes are used to work the Stockinette Stitch and Texture Stitch patterns.

 

Choose Your Colors

Staccato

Cima

 
 

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