Chevron Cape Knitting Pattern

This classically designed cape looks just as fashionable today as when it was first published in 1972. Knit in a neutral shade, it will become a warm accessory that you can wear for decades to come.

LW4484EN
Red Heart Design Team
  • Intermediate
  • Knitting
  • Scarves / Shawls

RED HEART® Comfort: 1 ball 3167 Tan for Short Cape; 2 balls for Long Cape Circular

Knitting Needles: 6.5mm [US 10½] for Small/Medium or 8mm [US 11] for Large/X-Large, 74 cm [29”] long

Stitch markers, yarn needle


Directions are for size Small/Medium; changes for size Large/X-Large are in parentheses.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Short Cape
Cape Circumference at Bottom Edge:
183 (213) cm [72 (84)”]
Cape Length: 48 (55) cm [19 (21½)”]

Long Cape
Cape Circumference at Bottom Edge:
228 (267) cm [90 (105)”]
Cape Length: 80 (84) cm [31½ (33)”]


TENSION/GAUGE: 14 sts = 10 cm [4”]; 18 rows = 10 cm [4”] in Stockinette stitch using smaller needles for Small/Medium. 12 sts = 10 cm [4”]; 16 rows = 10 cm [4”] in Stockinette stitch using larger needles for Large/X-Large. CHECK YOUR TENSION/GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the tension/gauge.

Required Redheart Products