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Feel like an easy-to-sew and easy-to-fit project? I got you covered! The Cape Cod Capelet is cozy and chic. The sharp yet snuggly top has raglan seams that are sewn together at the end, forming an elbow-length, roomy sleeve. The fit of the Cape Cod Capelet is very forgiving, so you can make some as gifts even if you don’t know the precise measurements of the recipients. To make it extra luxurious, you can even use merino or cashmere sweater knit fabric!
Cape Cod Capelet Features:
Skill Level: Beginner+
Sizes: XXS – XL (See “Size Chart” tab below for detailed measurements)
Don’t want to print and tape paper together? The Cape Cod Capelet pattern now includes an additional large format file (size A0 paper) that you can send to your print shop to print!
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XXS to XL
|Knit or woven||
A0, A4 / US Letter
Primary Fabric Use light to medium-weight knit fabric with 25%-100% stretch and good recovery. Sweater knit, French terry and jersey are good choices.
Most natural fibers shrink in the wash; be sure to have enough fabric. The requirements below assume that the fabric is already pre-shrunk.
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How to choose your size
Quick and easy make with brilliant instructions.
Love this pattern! So easy to make and such great and easy to follow instructions! I will definately make some more. Thank you so much.
So quick and easy to sew! It doesn’t use much fabric (especially if you seam up the centre back). It could use a little length which is easy to do. I plan to make a couple more for cozy gifts!
Purchase process was seamless, easy and quick. I have made this as a M size and it was easy to sew, instructions were clear and final garment great to wear. Thank you. I look forward to making gifts for my family.
Love this pattern – I used a brushed rib knit in pistachio green from Boho Fabrics – medium size – a gift for my mom – it is gorgeous.
Pattern is super easy-to-use and pretty.
Love this pattern. I’ll be making several more of these for Winter
Love it! Made 2 already. A great make for gifts. (Quick and no sizing worries) 👏🏼👏🏼💕💕🎉💕🙋🏻
Great pattern! I lengthened it a couple inches. I did it in a diamond-pattern plaid, which absolutely works if you take the time to line it up. It’s comfy and simple. I will make some for family next year.
I love that I could make this as a gift without measuring the person!
This was a fun sew!
Love the design and instructions.
Linda E. –
I lie your stylish patterns and comprehensive instructions. I particularly choose Itch to Stitch for the range of cup sizes.
This will be a great wear for fall, can be dressy or casual, a piece to choose instead of a Cardigan.
Perfect for all those sweater knits!!!
Perfect pattern for a gift, easy sizing and easy sew. I have made 5 versions in various fabrics and sizes for family. I need to make more for myself
Great pattern easy pdf to print and cur
Great pattern, went together well although the print didn’t turn out quite to scale. Simple clear instructions. Will buy another pattern for sure.
Easy and quick pattern!
I made this for my mom for Christmas and she loved it. It’s such a quick sew and a great top and I’ll be making one for myself next. Great pattern!
Great and easy make.
I like it
This pattern went together so quickly and fit the intended recipients perfectly without having precise measurements. I will definitely making more of these for myself as well as others!
Easy to sew and turned out beautifully
Ok, this pattern is easy to sew and the result is amazing ! So Pretty!
parfaite, je vais en refaire une seconde
Patron très simple et sympa a réaliser le prix est cependant un peu élevé
Very easy to sew up!
I love this pattern I have it all cut out and ready to sew.
Very good and versatile pattern.
This is a beautiful pattern, easy to sew, no alterations made to pattern.
This top was super simple and easy to wear. I’m sure I will make more than one.
This is a fun pattern great for gifts.
easy to follow and a very good fit.
As always fits well and easy to make
Patterns are consistently well designed and value for money.
Love this cape!!!!! Nice job and great support
easy elegant a great gift!
Ronel Potgieter –
Patterns are ALWAYS great quality with excellent instructions
I love this pattern… I am making two for Christmas presents… Thank you!
Except I did not use the cowl neck pattern piece, changed it to a cowl pattern that I like better (which involved changing the neckline shape, added 2 ” to the length
As with other Itch to Stitch patterns this was a “must have” as soon as I saw it. Also made a muslin straight away. Now on the hunt for Jersey fabric to make many more (might also make for family members too!)
Such a flattering and cute pattern. I have made 4 and already know it will be a shop favorite ♥️ thank you for always having high quality, well drafter and instructed patterns .
Love all the Itch to Stitch patterns I have purchased and this was no exception. Well drafted, easy to sew and excellent instructions.
Wow! What a fun, quick stitch project! Easy to sew! Easy to wear! Easy to style!
easy to print at home and great fun to sew! a wonderful asset to anyone’s wardrobe. Can be used on many different size people. I made it in a knit aw well as a woven. Makes fast gifts for friends. thank you!
Love this capelet – it’s so versatile. Planning Christmas gifts already.
This pattern is amazing. It’s my first ITS sew and I’m hooked. The sizing was spot on and the instructions were clear! I made 6 in one weekend and everyone will be getting this for the holidays!
Stylish pattern, easy to sew. Love it!
Stitching heavy sweater knit into capelets for fabulous holiday gifts.
As promised, a quick, fabulous sew. Every gal on my gift list (including me) is getting one!
Never thought I would wear something like this but was inspired by photos on the website so made one. So happy with it and it is a great make for gifts. My first make left my house with my daughter. ❤️
Awesome pattern! Planning to make a couple of these for gifts. The capelet would be easy to fit by estimating size and length I think.
Brilliant top and great instructions
I have already made two capelets. This is such a quick and fun make and it gets so many compliments. A huge winner for me!
I saw the pattern on Instagram and since I wanted to make a present for a friend, I immediately bought it and had planned to make a few more for Christmas presents. It’s a fast sew but getting the narrow hem totally even isn’t easy with thin sweater knits and neither is stitching the sleeve seams exactly in the ditch on both the front and the back. Should I ever make that pattern again, I would do the hem by hand and hand baste the sleeve seams. It probably would be easier if using a sturdier fabric like a French terry. I read that compared to the test makes I saw, the hem at the front was extended by two inches and that created an oval shape I’m not keen on. The circle look of the tester versions are more appealing to me. I’m still not sure if it’s good enough for a dear friend.