A mantle is a small shoulder covering – just enough to cover the shoulders and the arms to the elbow. Knitted with 2 hanks of Sexy with a Silver Lining in the pink and 1 hank in the black - approx 600 yds.
The Merry Mantle is knit from side to side in garter stitch and the shaping is constructed with short-rows. The cap are short-row pattern, with the bottom section has an open lace beaded pattern and the edge is finished with a contrasting beaded lace edging. The beads are always optional. The mantle is closed with a heavy cord lacing that is simply pushed through the weave of the knitting.