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Ruffle Capelet for Girl

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This free girl's crochet pattern creates an adorable capelet with layers of lacy ruffles. Any little girl would love this sweet and colorful way to keep warm. For more crochet ideas, visit Red Heart Yarn
 

Ruffle Capelet for Girl


Size: Directions are for size Small; changes for sizes Medium, Large are in parentheses.

Finished Chest: 25 (27, 28)”
Finished Length: 11 (12½, 13½)”

Materials:

  • Yarn: RED HEART® “Designer Sport™”: 2 skeins 3620 Celadon A; 1 skein each 3730 Blush Rose B, 3801 Aqua Ice C, 3570 Iced Violet D
  • Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8]
  • Yarn Needle

Gauge: 14 dc = 4”; 8 rounds = 4”. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Instructions:

Note: Capelet is worked from the Neck down. Hold 2 strands of yarn together for Turtleneck.

TURTLENECK

Holding 2 strands of A together, ch 11.
Row 1 (Right Side): Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and each ch across, turn – 9 hdc.
Row 2: Ch 2, working in front loops only, hdc in in each hdc, turn – 9 hdc.
Row 3: Ch 2, working in back loops only, hdc in in each hdc, turn.
Repeat Rows 2 and 3 until 35 rows have been worked.

Turn to work along one long side and sc 48 sts evenly spaced along long side, slip st to first sc to join. Cut 1 strand of yarn, leaving a 10” tail. Continue to work in rounds using 1 strand of yarn.

BODY

Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), dc in same st, *dc in next sc, 2 dc in next sc; repeat from * around to last st, dc in last sc, slip st to top of beginning ch – 72 dc.
Round 2: Ch 3, dc in same st, *skip next dc, 2 dc in next dc; repeat from * around, slip st to top of beginning ch.
Round 3: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc, *dc in next 3 dcs, 2 dc in next dc, slip st to top of beginning ch – 90 dc.
Round 4: Ch 3, dc in same st, *working in back loops only, skip next dc, 2 dc in next dc; repeat from * around, slip st to top of beginning ch – 90 dc.
Cut A.
Round 5: With B, ch 3, dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, *dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc; repeat from * around, slip st to top of beginning ch – 108 dc.
Round 6: Ch 3, dc in same st, *skip next dc, 2 dc in next dc; repeat from * around, slip st to top of beginning ch – 108 dc.
Round 7: Ch 3, dc in each dc around, slip st to top of beginning ch.
Cut B.
Round 8: With C, ch 3, dc in same st, *working in back loops only, skip next dc, 2 dc in next dc; repeat from * around, slip st to top of beginning ch – 108 dc.
Round 9: Ch 3, dc in each dc around, slip st to top of beginning ch – 72 dc.

For Small Size Only:
Round 10: Ch 3, dc in each dc around, slip st to top of beginning ch – 108 dc.

For Medium and Large Sizes Only:
Round 10: Ch 3, dc in next 10 dc, *2 dc in next dc, dc in next 11 dc; repeat from * around to last st, dc in last dc, slip st to top of beginning ch – (116, 116) dc.

For All Sizes:
Round 11: Ch 3, dc in same st, *working in back loops only, skip next dc, 2 dc in next dc; repeat from * around, slip st to top of beginning ch – 108 (116, 116) dc.
Round 12: Ch 3, dc in each dc around, slip st to top of beginning ch.
Cut C.
Round 13: With D, ch 3, dc in same st, *skip next dc, 2 dc in next dc; repeat from * around, slip st to top of beginning ch.
Round 14: Ch 3, dc in each dc around, slip st to top of beginning ch.
Round 15: Ch 3, dc in same st, *working in back loops only, skip next dc, 2 dc in next dc; repeat from * around, slip st to top of beginning ch.
Round 16: Ch 3, dc in each dc around, slip st to top of beginning ch.
Cut D.
Round 17: With A, ch 3, dc in same st, *skip next dc, 2 dc in next dc; repeat from * around, slip st to top of beginning ch.
Round 18: Ch 3, dc in each dc around, slip st to top of beginning ch.
Cut yarn. Fasten off for Small.

For Medium and Large Sizes Only:
Round 19: With B, ch 3, dc in next 16 dc, 2 dc in next dc, *dc in next 17 dc, 2 dc in next dc; repeat from * 5 times, dc in last 8 dcs, slip st to top of beginning ch – (122, 122) dc.
Round 20: Ch 3, dc in same st. *working in back loops only, skip next dc, 2 dc in next dc; repeat from * around, slip st to top of beginning ch – (122, 122) dc.
Round 21: Ch 3, dc in each dc around, slip st to top of beginning ch.
Cut yarn. Fasten off for Medium.

For Large Size Only:
Round 22: With C, ch 3, dc in each dc around, slip st to top of beginning ch.
Round 23: Ch 3, dc in each dc around, slip st to top of beginning ch.
Fasten off.

FINISHING

Using long tail, sew Turtleneck closed. Holding 2 strands of A together, slip st around top edge of Turtleneck. Fasten off.

RUFFLES

Ruffle 1
Round 1: With right side facing, join D to unworked front loop of any st on Round 4 of Body, ch 1, working in front loops only, sc in each st around, slip st to first sc – 90 sc.
Round 2: Ch 3, dc in next sc, *skip 3 sc, ch 3, dc in next 2 sc; repeat from * around, to last 3 sts, skip 3 sts, ch 3, slip st to top of beginning ch.
Round 3: Slip st to first ch-3 space, *ch 5, sc in next ch-3 space; repeat from * around, slip st to first ch of beginning ch.
Round 4: Ch 1, *(sc, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, sc) in next ch-5 space; repeat from * around, slip st to first sc.
Fasten off.

Ruffle 2
Round 1: With right side facing, join A to unworked front loop of any st on Round 8 of Body, ch 1, working in front loops only, sc in each st around, dec 3 sts evenly spaced, slip st to first sc – 105 sc.
Round 2: *Ch 4, skip 3 sc, sc in next 4 sc; repeat from * around, slip st to first ch of beginning ch.
Round 3: Slip st to next ch-4 space, ch 3 (counts as first dc), 5 dc in same space, *ch 3, 6 dc in next ch-4 space; repeat from * around, ch 3, slip st to top of beginning ch to join – 15 shells.
Round 4: Ch 4 (counts as first dc, ch 1), [dc in next dc, ch 1] 5 times, *[dc in next dc, ch 1] 6 times in next shell; repeat from * around, slip st to 3rd ch of beginning ch. Fasten off.

Ruffle 3
Round 1: With right side facing, join B to unworked front loop of any st on Round 11 of Body, ch 1, working in front loops only, sc in each st around, slip st to first sc – 108 (116, 116) sc.
Round 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in next sc, *ch 2, skip 2 sc, dc in next 2 dc; repeat from * around to last 2 sts, ch 2, slip st to top of beginning ch – 27 (29, 29) ch-2 spaces.
Round 3: Slip st to first ch-2 space, 2 sc in same space, *ch 5, 2 sc in next ch-2 space; repeat from * around, ch 5, slip st to first sc.

Round 4: Slip st to first ch-5 space, ch 2, hdc, picot, 2 hdc, picot, 2 hdc, picot, *(2 hdc, picot, 2 hdc, picot, 2 hdc, picot) in next ch-5 space; repeat from * around, slip st to first hdc. Fasten off.

Ruffle 4
Round 1: With right side facing, join C to unworked front loop of any st on Round 15 of Body, ch 1, working in front loops only, sc in each st around, dec 4 sts evenly spaced, slip st to first sc – 104 (112, 112) sc.
Round 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in next 3 sc, *ch 5, skip 4 sc, dc in next 4 sc; repeat from * around to last 4 sts, ch 5, skip 4 sc, slip st to top of beginning ch.
Round 3: Ch 2 (counts as first hdc), dc in next dc, ch 2, dc in next dc, hdc in next dc, ch 3, sc in ch-5 space, *hdc in next dc, dc in next dc, ch 2, dc in next dc, hdc in next dc, ch 3, sc in ch-5 space, ch 3; repeat from * around, slip st to top of beginning ch.
Round 4: Slip st to first ch-2 space, ch 3, 6 dc in same space, *ch 3, sc in next sc, ch 3, 7 dc in next ch-2 space; repeat from * around, ch 3, sc in last sc, ch 3, slip st to top of beginning ch.
Round 5: Slip st to first dc, sc in same space, [ch 2, sc in next dc] 4 times, skip next dc, *ch 3, hdc in next sc, ch 3, skip next dc, sc in next dc, [ch 2, sc in next dc] 4 times; repeat from * around, ch 3, hdc in next sc, ch 3, slip st to first sc. Fasten off.

For Medium and Large Sizes Only:
Ruffle 5
Round 1: With right side facing, join D to unworked front loop of any st on Round 20 of Body, ch 1, working in front loops only, sc in each st around, dec 2 sts evenly spaced, slip st to first sc – (120, 120) sc.
Round 2: Ch 3, dc in next sc, *ch2, skip 2 sc, dc in next 2 sc; repeat from * around, ch2, slip st to top of beginning ch.
Round 3: Slip st to first ch-2 space, *ch 5, sc in next ch-2 space; repeat from * around, ch 5, slip to to first ch of beginning ch.
Round 4: Ch 1, *(sc, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, sc) in next ch-5 space; repeat from * around, slip st to first sc.
Fasten off.
Weave in ends.

 

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