Knitting for women

Knitting for women

Cabled capelet knitting pattern

Capelet knitting patternThis elegant buttoned capelet is a great workout for your cabling skills, and super-stylish to boot.

Design by Debbie Bliss


To fit: UK 8-10 [12-14:16-18:20-22]

To fit bust: 81-86 (92-97:102-107:112-117]cm (32-34 [36-38:40-42:44-46]in)

Length to centre back: 42cm (16 1/2in) for all sizes

Cable wrap knitting pattern

Wrap knitting patternA simple cable design in softest baby alpaca make this a great project for first-time cablers.


Approx 195 x40cm (77 x 16in)


Cascade Baby Alpaca Chunky 100% baby alpaca (99m per 100g)

5x 100g skeins in 647 Grape Compote

1 pair of 6.5mm needles

Striped skirt knitting pattern

Skirt knitting patternSkirt

With A, cast on 110 stitches. Knit 1 row, placing a marker after 10 stitches 3 times then after 40 stitches once. Work Rows 1-8 of Wedge Pattern a total of 50 (55, 60, 65, 70) times. Bind off loosely; do not fasten off last stitch or cut yarn.


Crochet border

Lace top knitting pattern

Top knitting patternSizes

Woman's small/medium (large/X large)

Instructions are given for smaller size, with larger size in parentheses. When only 1 number is given, it applies to both sizes.

Finished Measurements

Chest: Approx 51 (57) inches

Length: Approx 20 3/4 (21 3/4) inches

Note: Top is unseamed and is intended to be very loose fitting.

Crochet yoke sweater pattern

Sweater crochet patternYarn used

WYS Bluefaced Leicester

9 (9,10,10,11) balls in Aubergine 750 (MC)

2 balls each in coral 542 (CC1), Wild Rose 501 (CC2)

About the yarn

DK; 112m per 50g ball; 100% wool


1 PR (7 dc, 1 ch) x 3 rows = 4cm