Cloak yourself in this contemporary cape featuring a fellowship of cabled textures and color blocking. Moria is a trans-seasonal outerwear design that will keep you warm and cozy whether you’re strolling the city on a rainy day or journeying through the mountain mist. Snap closures make it easy to toss on at a moment’s notice, and the swingy silhouette and armhole openings allow for plenty of movement. This eye-catching design will be a project you’ll love forever.
SIZES Extra Small/Small (Medium/Large, 1X/2X, 3X/4X, 5X/6X) Shown in size Extra Small/Small with approx 30” of positive ease around hemline. See Pattern Notes about choosing a size.
MATERIALS Universal YarnDeluxe Worsted(100% wool; 100g/220yds) 12502 Smoke Heather (A) – 4 (5, 5, 6, 6) skeins 1900 Ebony (B) – 2 (2, 3, 3, 3) skeins Needle: US Size 8 (5 mm) straight (or your preferred needle for knitting) flat or size needed to obtain gauge US Size 7 (4.5 mm) straight (or your preferred needle for knitting flat) and 24” circular or longer (for front edging) or size needed to obtain gauge Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch markers, cable needle (cn), two 1” sew-on snap buttons, needle and thread for sewing
GAUGE 20 sts x 25 rows = 4” in Stockinette stitch (St st) with larger ndl 20 sts x 25 rows = 4” in Panel A with larger ndl 20 sts x 25 rows = 4” in Texture patt with larger ndl 20 sts x 28 rows = 4” in K1, P1 Rib with smaller ndl Save time, check your gauge.
PATTERN NOTES This cape is designed to have a swing style open front and a very generous amount of ease at the hemline. Please choose a size with a hem measurement of about 25”-30” larger than your actual hip circumference.
This cape is knit flat in pieces and seamed, leaving openings for armholes. Stitches are picked up and knit for the ribbed trim after seaming. An I-Cord edge is applied to the armholes after seaming, and snap buttons are sewn on and used to fasten the neck.