Shawls, Capes & Ponchos

Claire's Cabled Capelet $0.00 US

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Based on a garment worn by the character, Claire, in the televised mini-series OUTLANDER, this flattering capelet features intermediate techniques and requires approx 180yds of bulky weight yarn.

Pattern Information

Sizes:  S,M (L, XL)

Finished Measurements: 

Neck Circ: 20 1/2 (23 1/2)”/52.5 (60) cm

Cape Length: 7 (8)”/18 (20.5) cm

Skill Level:  K 3 Intermediate


ModeKnit Yarn
ModeBulk, (106yds /97m  3.5oz/100gr)

Color – Slate Flow, 2 balls req

Needles: 11 US/8mm & 8 US/5mm


12 sts x 17 rows = 4”/20cm in St st on size 11US/9mm needles

13 sts x 28 rows = 4”/20cm in Garter Rib on size 8US/5.5mm


Waste yarn for provisional cast on.

Maiden Cape $5.00 US

A pattern from the book, History on Two Needles, this three tiered shrawl (shawl + shrug) has three layers of lacy knitting based on a knitted merino body with armholes for a secure fit.

Finished Bust 34 (40)”/86.5 (102) cm

Skill Level K 3 Intermediate

Fiber A Artyarns, Ultramerino 6 (274yds/250m 3.5oz/100gr) White, 1 ball

Fiber B Artyarns, Beaded Mohair (170yds/155m 1.75oz/50gr) White, 3 balls

Fiber C Mokubu Stitch Warpless Ribbon Ecru & Black, 48”/125cm

Gauge 16 sts x 24 rows in St st in yarn A using needle size: 7 US/4.5mm

Needles Size 7 US/4.5mm

Waste yarn for provisional cast on (smooth & contrasting color), safety pin, size G/4mm crochet hook for button loops & provisional cast on, three 3/4”/20mm buttons.

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Imperial Plaid Poncho $6.00 US

Two rectangles joined together create this striking poncho.

Although it may look difficult, this piece is not an advanced knit project. By working through the pattern step-by-step, it will be revealed as a series of simple techniques which combine to create a complex garment.

Size One Size

Finished Meas The finished poncho measures approx 54” x 54” (each individual rectangle measures 36” x 18”)

Skill Level K 3 Intermediate

Gauge is not vital for this garment

Needles  Circular needle size: 10.5 US/ 6.5mm

Notions  Extra circular needle (size 10.5US/ 6.5mm or smaller), waste yarn, Size KUS/ 6.5mm crochet hook

Fiber Imperial Yarn, Native Twist, (150yds /137m 4oz /114gr) per skein.

Yarn A – Wheat Heather – 1 sk

Yarn B – Spiced Poppy 1 sk

Yarn C – Wild Sage 1 sk

Yarn D – Teal Heather 2 sk

Yarn E – Wild Strawberry 1 sk

Yarn F – Juniper Green 1 sk

Yarn G – Cactus Blossom 1 sk

Natalie Fur Cape $5.00 US

A loose fitting and fun cape to bring a big of vegan dash to any outfit!

Size One Size

Total length 21”/ 54cm

Skill Level K 2 Easy

Fiber Crystal Palace, Splash (85yds/78m 3.5oz/100gr)

Color A – Jaguar 7181, 3 balls Color B – Black 202, 1ball

Color C – Sable 7185, 2 balls

Gauge 8 sts x 10 rows = 4”/10cm in St st using needle size: 10US/6mm

Notions Darning needle

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Lady Margaret Scarf $5.00 US

One Size 12” x 64”

Skill Level K 3 Intermediate

Fiber A Henry’s Attic, Silk Avalanche (275yds/251m 3.5oz/100gr) Color: Natural Off White, 1 skein

Fiber B Muench Merino Soft (186yds/170m 1.75oz/50gr)

Color: 15 Black, 1 ball

Gauge 19 sts x 23 rows = 4”/20cm using needle size: 6US/4mm

Needles Size 6US/4mm

Notions Darning needle, waste yarn, size GUS/4mm crochet hook

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Hannah's Poncho $0.00 US

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A favorite pattern of my garment of my daughter, when I made this poncho I never dreamed that she’d wear it for 5 years!

Fin Chest 36-3/4 (42, 47-1/4, 47-1/4, 52-1/2)”

Fin Length 15 (15, 15-1/4, 17-1/4, 18-1/4)”

Yarn A Moda Dea Floral or any worsted/aran weight yarn

70 (70, 140, 140, 210) yards of each of the following colors

Color A: Burgundy

Color B: Sage

Color C: Tan

Color D: Black

Yarn B Moda Dea Cheerio Chenille or any worsted novelty yarn

Color E: Pearl 100 (100, 200, 200, 300) yards

Gauge 16 sts x 24 rows = 4″/10cm in St st

Needle Size 10US/5.5mm circular needle

Notions Size G crochet hook, darning needle, 7 (7, 8, 9, 10) stitch markers.

Brahmin Moth Shawl $5.00 US

Based on the stunning colors of the Brahmin moth, this piece is worked as a series of large mitered squares nested on a slip-stitch edge, on small (3.25mm) needles this creates a tight, angled scarf. On larger (3.75mm) needles it can be a lovely draping shawl.

Pattern Info

Finished Measurements 76”/193cm wide x 10”/25.5cm deep

Skill Level Intermediate/Advanced


ModeKnit Yarn, ModeWerk Fingering,

(386yds /352m  3.5oz /100gr) per skein

Yarn A – Pearl, 1 ball

Yarn B – Drogon, 1ball

Yarn C – Daryl Dixon, 1ball

Needle 3 US/3.25mm 36” Circular

Gauge 24sts x 48 rows = 4”/10cm in Garter St using

Notions Waste yarn for catching edge sts (optional)

Darning needle, 2 stitch markers.