New Pattern for sale on ETSY
Here is an easy pattern for a cape shawl. This is a reproduction from a knitting book from early 1900's Scotland.
The edging is a simple crochet trim. Tassels on are the ties and side corners.
The pattern calls for DK weight yarn and UK 4 (US 10) knitting needles. You could also use worsted weight yarn since exact sizing is not an issue.
Here are some ideas for wearing this item:
** elegant "poncho" type garment for cooler days
** pretty "bedjacket" type garment for bedridden friend
** dignified coverup for nursing home resident
** simple garment for reenactment costume