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Child Size Crocheted Cape Sized For Toddlers And Small Children

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An Original Design by Sandi Marshall - Pattern Introduction
Crocheted cape design by Sandi Marshall

This photo shows the front of the crocheted cape.

copyright 2005 by Sandi Marshall

This cape is sized for toddlers and small children. It will fit a range of sizes. The photo shows the cape being worn by a three year old. This same cape should still fit her for several more years.

To Print the full directions for this child cape pattern, click on the Print This Page link on the right-hand side top of the main pattern page, which will take you to the printing page.

Materials Used In The Example:
Light Worsted Weight Yarn - Caron Simply Soft brand yarn: Color Lt. Country Blue 9709
US Size H hook

Cape Length: The example is 8 1/2 inches long.
Cape Width: 24 inches at top (neckline) when unfolded (not counting ties) and 36 inches wide at bottom edge when unfolded

Gauge: 3 dc rows = 1 3/4 inches; 4 dc = 1 inch

To Make A Larger Children's Size: Use regular worsted weight yarn and a size I hook.

Abbreviations:
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
ea = each
sc = single crochet
sp = space
sl st = slip stitch

In this pattern, a shell = (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) all worked in a same stitch and a V-stitch = (dc, ch 1, dc) all worked in a same stitch plus starting in row 5: another shell = (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all worked in a same stitch.

Starting Chain: Chain 80.
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in one loop only of ea ch across (the remaining loop of ea ch will be used in the final finishing round). (79 sc)

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