WZ970 Vintage Bed Cape and Bed Shoulder Shawl
Vintage Knitted Pattern PDF 00970

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KNITTED:  : Two interesting, very vintage, bedtime boudoir garments  to knit from this 1950s Sirdar pattern with its wonderful retro styling . Both are lightweight but cosy confections of garments; and in modern terms they would both be called pretty little capelets. However they are described as a “shoulder shawl” and a “cape”.

Confusingly, “model A”, in yellow,  is actually the “cape”, fastened low on the bust line with a button; and “model B”, in white, is “the shawl”-although it is actually much closer to a cape in style, with a high, buttoned neck band.

Both are knitted in pretty lace stitch patterns; A is made in DK ( light worsted) B is in 3ply (closer to modern 4ply or baby knit / sportweight).