Crochet Cape Pattern / Short Poncho Pattern (My Cowl's a Capelet)
I LOVE this capelet. It is beautiful on its own, but you can pull it up onto your shoulders to create a very stunning cowl / wrap. I was working on the capelet while getting my hair done. The ladies who run the salon know all about my crocheting and they always take an interest in what I am up to. One of them tried on the capelet and pulled it up over her shoulders -- voila! It was now a cowl, as well! I was so grateful for the discovery.
Thank you for checking out my capelet / cowl.
This crochet pattern is suitable for an INTERMEDIATE crocheter. It is rated as intermediate because it is worked in the round, but it is actually quite simple to make. It uses standard US English crochet terminology. It has been tested for clarity and accuracy by a professional crochet designer. In addition, it contains step-by-step how-to photos. I am confident this pattern will make for a happy crochet experience (and a very nice capelet / cowl).
This capelet utilizes half double crochet stitches and wrapped double crochet stitches. Detailed photos and instructions explain the wrapped double crochet stitches, just in case you are not familiar with them. These stitches, too, are also quite easy.
This capelet / cowl comes in two sizes: S/M and L/XL.
I am available to answer questions, should you have any.
Thanks again for stopping by.
Sonja Hood, KnotYourselfOut Crochet Patterns
- Detailed written instructions - standard US English , crochet terminology
- Numerous how-to photos
- Suitable for INTERMEDIATE crocheter
- S/M – Circumferences neck = 27”; bottom = 43” , L/XL – Circumferences neck = 29.5”; bottom = 47”
Materials you need at home:
- LION BRAND YARNS Heartland, color 125 Mammoth , Cave x 2 for S/M; x 3 for L/XL
- Size P/11.50 mm crochet hook (for base chain)
- Size M/13/9.00 mm crochet hook
- Stitch marker
- Yarn needle
Sonja Hood (KnotYourselfOut)
I absolutely love to crochet! My mother taught me how when I was five years old, and it occupied a lot of my childhood.
It was during my time living in Bulgaria, as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer, that I first began to dream about writing and publishing my own crochet patterns.
As the years passed, work became my main focus, but I continued to dream about becoming a crochet designer and I collected inspiration from the many different places I was working in and traveling to: Bulgaria, Boston, Germany, Canada, Ireland (to name a few).
It was the birth of my son, ultimately, that finally gave me the opportunity to realize my dream. When my son was a baby, I wrote and published two crochet books (Painted Jute Rugs, Annie’s Attic, 2010 & Elegant Beaded Bags, Leisure Arts, 2013).
When my son began school my focus shifted to selling patterns online. I have been having the absolute time of my life -- crocheting, imagining crochet, writing about crochet, and engaging with many amazing crochet-lovers in online communities!
Home is now Toronto in Canada.
Thanks for reading my profile. I hope you will find a design in my shop that inspires you (the way it did me) to stitch up something beautiful.
Sonja Hood (Crochet Designer & Author)