Skip Navigation

Click for Lion Brand Yarn Home Page
Our Yarns
The LB Collection
Martha Stewart Crafts
Lion's Pride Woolspun
Request Free Catalog
Our Yarns
Yarn by Weight
New Catalog
  • free patterns
  • special sales
  • new items
  • 15% off coupon
    US orders only
    view past newsletters   Click to view newsletters and subscription choice
Free Catalog
Lion Brand
     Yarn Studio
     Retail Store, New York, NY
Lion Brand
     Yarn Shop
     Retail Store, Colonie, NY
Lion Brand Outlet
     Retail Store, Carlstadt, NJ
Find a Store
post code:
more options   Click for more store-locator options
Home : Patterns : Crochet Capelet

Free Crochet Pattern: Crochet Capelet

Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern #: 60728AD
Rating: *****4.8 (based on 37 reviews)
Most current review / See all reviews
Write a review

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X
Finished Circumference at Lower Edge 48 (50, 52, 54, 56, 58) in. [122 (127, 132, 137, 142, 147.5) cm]
Finished Length 16 (16, 17, 17, 18, 18) in. [40.5 (40.5, 43, 43, 45.5, 45.5) cm]
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.


  Add to Notes and Favs
     Send to a friend
  Pattern Help
Image of Crochet Capelet
  For Text-to-Speech Browsers
No Images
Brailler Input Format - Duxbury and others
Tweet this

    Pin It

Pin It


Color (A)
Vanna's Choice®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 860-170: Vanna's Choice Yarn: Pea Green
Click here for larger swatch
Vanna's Choice®
Fisherman Linen White Pink Aqua Silver Blue Sapphire Dusty Blue
Colonial Blue Navy Raspberry Scarlet Beige Toffee Taupe Chocolate
Espresso Honey Radiant Orange Brick Terracotta Rust Dusty Rose Wild Berry
Rose Antique Rose Magenta Eggplant Dusty Purple Purple Burgundy Silver Grey
Charcoal Grey Black Radiant Yellow Mustard Fern Kelly Green Dusty Green Olive
Radiant Lime Cranberry Lime Mountain Print Woods Print Purple Print Autumn Print Charcoal Print
Denim Mist Rose Mist Taupe Mist Purple Mist Seaspray Mist Pearl Mist Tangerine Mist Oatmeal
Grey Marble Wheat Barley Dark Grey Heather Silver Heather Patchwork Grey Twilight Plum Jam
Oceania Cambridge
*Vanna's Choice® (Article #860). 100% Premium Acrylic
400, 401, 403: 92% Acrylic, 8% Rayon
402: 96% Acrylic, 4% Rayon; package size: Solids: 3.5 oz (100 g), 170 yards (156 m)
Prints, Tweeds, & Heathers: 3 ozs (85 g) , 145 yards (133 meters)
Twists: 2.5 oz (70 g), 121 yards (111 meters)

You can also buy materials separately
To change colors, click the drop-down list or swatches above
•  860-170 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Pea Green
$ 4.94 3, 3, 4, 4, 5 
Not available, sorry!
Select a different color or click for yarn substitutions
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size J-10 (6 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  

Crochet Capelet

Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®


14 sc + 15 rows = 4 in. [10 cm]. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch


Shell 5 dc in indicated st.

Beg at neck, ch 53 (55, 57, 59, 63, 67).
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 52 (54, 56, 58, 62, 66) sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in first st, 2 sc in next st, *sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; rep from * across - 78 (81, 84, 87, 93, 99) sc.
Rows 3-5: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Row 6: Ch 1, turn, sc in first 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, *sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * across - 104 (108, 112, 116, 124, 132) sc.
Rows 7-11: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Row 12: Ch 3 (does not count as st), turn, *sk 3 sts, 5 dc in next st (shell made); rep from * across, end sk 3 sts, dc in last st - 25 (26, 27, 28, 30, 32) shells.
Row 13: Ch 5 (counts as dc, ch 2), turn, *work shell in third dc of next shell, ch 2; rep from * across, end dc in top of beg ch-3.
Row 14: Ch 6, (counts as dc, ch 3) turn, *work shell in third dc of next shell, ch 3; rep from * across, dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-5.
Row 15: Ch 7, (counts as dc, ch 4) turn, *work shell in third dc of next shell, ch 4; rep from * across, dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-6.
Row 16: Ch 8, (counts as dc, ch 5) turn, *work shell in third dc of next shell, ch 5; rep from * across, dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-7.
Rep Row 16 until piece measures 16 (16, 17, 17, 18, 18) in. [40.5 (40.5, 43, 43, 45.5, 45.5) cm] from beg.
Fasten off.

From RS, join yarn with sl st at lower right front corner.
Row 1: Ch 1; working in the ends of rows, sc evenly spaced along right front edge of Capelet, around neck edge and down left front edge. Fasten off.
From RS, join yarn with sl st to right front edge at Row 11, ch 35. Fasten off. Rep on left front edge.
Weave in ends.

Click for explanation and illustration
beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side sc = single crochet
sk = skip sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)  

  Learn to Crochet Instructions:

Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.8 (based on 37 reviews)
Have you made this pattern?
Write your own review Send us a photo
See all reviews  
Reviewed by elibrelibros on 2014-03-29 *****
I've made two capes so far, and I have yarn for a third. The pattern is easy to follow and makes us quickly. I've made one with a tie closure the other with a button and both look great. The next one is going to be sparkly. It's a fun cape to make and to wear!

When you are in New York City, visit the Lion Brand Yarn Studio at 34 W. 15th Street for a one-of-a-kind yarn lover's experience. For more information, visit the website,
separator separator
Bookmark This!  separator
Sign up for our Newsletter  
separator Share This!  separator About Us separator Contact Us separator
  Font Size:   
Click to view page with standard font Click to view page with larger font Click to view page with largest font