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Hooded Lindsey Cape

Added Dec 6, 2010

by cutema

Union City, Cali...






A variation on the Lindsey Cape. I added a lined hood for rainy/windy days and put it to use right away! I got the pattern for the hood from another Japanese sewing book, and inserted it along with the collar onto the neckline.
I really like the double knit wool, it is sturdier yet still has the drape for the cape. And the lining material was leftover from another project, which works really well with the color of the cape. It is soft and comfortable.

As for the pattern, Burda pattern is always not very clear cut for me, so I half winged it.
All in all, it was an one-day project, and I am loving the cape.

Material Notes

Double knit wool
Cotton knit
both from Denver Fabrics




Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Classic, Preppy
Cotton, Knits/Jersey, Wool

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    Aug 23, 2011, 11.39 PMby cyndi-de-crafti

    Mary, this is so cute! Good job. I love the color. And I am super jealous of you who can put together a jacket. I love this piece so much! <3

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    Aug 2, 2011, 05.11 AMby smallfire

    love it! Chic and vibrant.

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    Feb 1, 2011, 11.02 PMby gypsylov1

    what book did the hood pattern come from?

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    Dec 7, 2010, 08.49 AMby zaarissima

    a wonderful cape!!! (I would like to sew this cape but I fear that I don’t can sew the “armholes” and the result looks terrible!)

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      Dec 7, 2010, 04.59 PMby cutema

      you are in luck! because there is no armholes for this cape. give it a try =)

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    Dec 6, 2010, 11.10 PMby olystyrene

    This is fantastic!!! You chose a wonderful colour too! I love this cape!

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    Dec 6, 2010, 10.59 PMby cantare

    I love it! The color is beautiful and it looks very warm and comfy!

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    Dec 6, 2010, 08.43 PMby nellyvdb

    Great job on a project with such poor pattern reviews, I love the colour you chose, it should cheer you up just putting it on during a blah day.

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    Dec 6, 2010, 07.58 PMby shanimals

    that’s beautiful! I have wanted to try this pattern for a while but read so many bad things about it, so instead i just marvel at other people’s creations! great work :)

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