Keerthi is a capelet that combines the warmth of ribbing with the elegance of lace.
Finished width 35 (50)”/ 89 (127) cm
Depth 10 (15)”/ 25.5 (38) cm
Shown in size 50”
Nako Alpaca (10% alpaca, 90% acrylic; 207 yards [190 meters]/100 grams): Denim 1 (2) ball
Size US 7 (4.5 mm): 24” circular
Size US 8 (5 mm): 24” circular
Tapestry needle to weave in ends
16 sts and 22 rows = 4” [10 cm] with smaller needles in St st after wet blocking
14 sts and 20 rows = 4”[10 cm] with larger needles in lace pattern after wet blocking
See our standard abbreviations.
Sk2p – Slip 1 stitch, knit the next 2 stitches together and pass slipped stitch over
The capelet is knit flat, bottom up beginning with the lace border that transitions to ribbing. The first and last 2 stitches are edge stitches and are worked in garter stitch (knit on both right and wrong side rows) throughout.
With larger needles, CO 119 (167) sts.
Work Lace Border pattern from chart or written instructions.
Follow below or use the chart.
Row 1 (RS): K3, k2tog, yo, *k1, yo, sk2p, yo; rep from * until 6 sts rem, k1, yo, ssk, k3.
Row 2 and all WS rows: K2, purl until 2 sts rem, k2.
Rows 3 and 5: K3, k2tog, yo, *k5, yo, sk2p, yo; rep from * until 10 sts rem, k5, yo, ssk, k3.
Row 7: K5, *yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k3; rep from * until 2 sts rem, k2.
Work Rows 1 to 8 of Lace Border 2 more times (a total of 3 times). Work Rows 1 and 2 once more. Change to smaller needles and begin ribbing.
Row 1 and all RS rows: K2, *p3, k5; rep from * until 5 sts rem, p3, k2.
Row 2 and all WS rows: K5, *p5, k3; rep from * until 2 sts rem, k2.
Work ribbing until piece measures 10 (15)” or 25.5 (38) cm from CO edge. BO in pattern.
Weave in ends. To wet block, stretch and pin out the lace border. Do not stretch the ribbing.
About the Designer: Lana Jois
Lana Jois loves to knit and crochet in every spare moment and is especially fond of lace. Her designs have been featured in Interweave Knits, Knitscene and Twist Collective. You can find more of her designs on her Ravelry page for Lana Jois.
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