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InstructionsKnitting instructions: This self-knit cape protects against cold weather

A stylish alternative to the winter jacket? How about this same knitted cape? We reveal how it's done.

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That's what you need:
Schachenmayr Soft Mix, 25 g ball 45% polyamide, 30% alpaca and 25% pure new wool, running length 25 g = 113 m color 00090 (medium gray) ball 27 Check the bands and use only balls of the same color lot. The material consumption can vary from person to person. NEEDLES & OTHERS • From Milward Knitting Needles 10, 0 mm • A woolen needle to sew the threads.

That's how it works:
MACHINE SAMPLES In the basic pattern (3 ply): 11 sts and 16 rs = 10 cm x 10 cm. Kraus right: 11 M and 16 R = 10 cm x 10 cm If the mesh size is different, use thicker or thinner needles. BASIC TECHNIQUES • Kraus on the right: Knit all sts in front and back. • Basic pattern: Number of stitches divisible by 4. 1. R (front): * Knit 2 sts in the right, 1 sts left, 1 sts on the right, repeat from *. 2nd row (back): * Knit 3 sts left, 1 st at left, repeat from *. Always repeat the 1st and 2nd Rs. • Knot Edge: Knit the edges in the back and the back. INSTRUCTIONS Caution: The yarn is processed in 3 threads. The cape is knitted in one piece, starting at the back lower edge. BACK AND FRONT PIECES Cast on 108 sts and knit approx. 5 cm on the crotch to the right. Then knit in the following order: nodular margin, 4 sts on the right, 44 sts in the base st, 10 sts on the right, 44 sts in the base st, 4 sts on the right, knot margins. After approx. 78 cm from the stop divide the work in the middle and finish both sides separately = 54 sts on each side. RIGHT FRONT PIECE Continue as follows: 1 marginal knot, 4 sts on the right, 44 sts in the base pattern, 4 sts on the right, knot hem. After 73 cm in this division knit approx. 5 cm kraus on the right, then cast off all sts. LEFT FRONT PIECE Knit the left front as the right front. FINISHING Tighten, moisten and let dry the part. Sew all threads with the wool needle.

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