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Vintage 1916 Lovely Yoke Cape #551
Quick & easy to crochet this charming cape…easy to make into a longer cape...smart & stylish lines…a season-spanning, wardrobe favorite to wear yourself or gift!
Woolco Shetland Floss, 8 skeins White & 4 skeins Color
#4 Crochet Hook
½ yd Ribbon
YOKE: With color [doubled], ch 100. Work back in sc.
NEXT ROW: 21 Sc, 3 sc in next st [inc], 1 sc in each of next 4 sts; inc in next st, as before; 1 sc in each of next 50 sts; inc in next st; 1 sc in each of next 4 sts; inc in next st; 1 sc in each of next 21 sts.
Cont working back & forth with sc [always take st from back to form a rib], inc in middle of 3 extra sts, every row, until there are 36 sts bet widening of shoulders. This completes yoke.
CAPE: Using white [single], ch 3, & trc in each of first 4 sts; into 5th make shell of 4 trc with ch in center; 4 single trc; 1 shell; 4 trc; 1 shell; cont same across row.
2ND ROW: Same as 1st row, but work trc around those in prev row, make shell as usual, putting sts into center of shell of prev row.
Work 14 rows even in white.
Working 6 sts in each shell, make 1 row of color, 2 rows of white, 2 rows of color, 1 row of white, 3 rows of color.
Finish with shell & picot edge of white around cape, & row of trc around yoke for ribbon.
* repeat the instructions following the single asterisk as directed
* * repeat instructions between asterisks as many times as directed or repeat from a given set of instructions
Bl back loop(s)
Bp back post
Bpdc back post double crochet
Bpsc back post single crochet
Bptr back post treble/triple crochet
Ca color A
Cb color B
Cc contrasting color
Ch chain stitch
Ch refers to chain or space previously
made: e.g ch-1 space
ch-sp chain space
Dc double crochet
Dc2tog double crochet 2 stitches together
Dtr/Dtrc double treble/triple crochet
fl front loop(s)
Fp front post
Fpdc front post double crochet
Fpsc front post single crochet
Fptr front post treble/triple crochet
Hdc half double crochet
Mc main color
O over (yarn over)
P picot or purl
Pat(s) or patt pattern(s)
Pc st or Pc popcorn stitch
Pm place marker
PSSO pass slip stitch over
Rs right side
Sc single crochet
Sc2tog single crochet 2 stitches together
Sdc short double crochet (half double crochet)
Sl st slip stitch
Tch or t-ch turning chain
Tbl through back loop
Tr or Trc treble/triple crochet
Trtrc or T Trc triple treble/triple crochet
Ws wrong side
YB yarn back
YF yarn forward
Yo yarn over
Yoh yarn over hook