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Cashmere Capelet

Added Feb 3, 2012

by CationDesigns

Los Angeles, Cal...






My grandmother gave me a cashmere scarf/shawl thing that was very nice, but too large to wear as is. I used it as yardage to make the capelet from Butterick 5032. It was a nice easy introduction to outerwear, although even as I was working on it I was itching to make it more tailored. I’m not so much a fan of the bottom of the collar wanting to flip out all the time, but other than that I really love this capelet. It’s surprisingly warm for being sleeveless.

More details and photos here.

Material Notes

100% cashmere, the nicer lining from Joann’s, not the cheap shiny stuff, covered button kit




Garment Type

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    May 7, 2012, 06.39 PMby flowergirl22

    really nice,, love the grey,,

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    Feb 6, 2012, 02.15 AMby elaineren

    I have not owned a cape in many years. You inspire me to make one for myself!

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    Feb 5, 2012, 10.41 AMby libbysharf

    Very beautiful!

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    Feb 5, 2012, 06.11 AMby nouvellegamine

    so pretty! i love capes & yours looks lovely :D

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    Feb 3, 2012, 10.31 PMby kerstika

    Very beautiful! And it goes so well with your dress, too!

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    Feb 3, 2012, 10.26 AMby milkyway

    Even I am not keen of grey at all, let me tell you your capellet looks so gorgeous, specially after you combined it with a peachy dress… wow looks very very nice, congratulations, the inside is very neat!! you did a great job you look so elegant and stunning!

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    Feb 3, 2012, 10.00 AMby mememe-1

    Very nice! :)

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