Little Red Riding Hood Cape

Little Red Riding Hood Cape

Fairy’s request this year for Halloween was to be Little Red Riding Hood. Mainly she wanted this cape! I was a bit worried when I cast on a couple weeks ago whether or not it would be done on time. We have our first Halloween festivities next weekend. Although I missed my personal goal of being done before October, I was very happy to have finished it yesterday. Fairy is absolutely thrilled with it. I also bought some pretty corduroy that is deep red with woodland critters on it to make her a skirt. I hope to get the skirt made this weekend.

Finishing this project definitely puts the book Fairy Tale Knits as one of the best buy knitting books my mom and I have ever purchased. Combined we have now completed at least 5 of the projects in the book… with plans to complete a few more.

BTW: I did add 2 extra repeats of the lace pattern… just to be sure it was long enough. After blocking it, I’m not sure it was needed though. Also, I forgot to change to size 5 needles when I got to the hood and just continued it on the size 6s.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michelle ~ Wee Folk Art

9 Comments

  1. That is simply precious! I’ve seen the book several times and it has some totally adorable patterns. Alas~ I don’t know how to knit! (yet, but I’m looking for someone to teach me.)
    ~Rachel

  2. i have seen many capes but none as sweet as this. the craftmanship and detail are stunning. it makes me want to be a better knitter…

  3. What a nice creation! Your Little Red Riding Hood is so beautiful 🙂

    Best wishes,
    Tatyana

  4. This cape is absolutely gorgeous. I am sure it will become a family heirloom.

  5. Just beautiful. I recently bought this book though my little ones are much too big for any of the patterns, being 21, 18 and 13, but maybe there will be grand little ones in the future and I can knit for them.

  6. Oh my goodness…that cape is just gorgeous! What a lucky girl. Definately going to check out that book, and simply MUST start knitting bigger, better things!
    xo maureen

  7. OMG!!! That has to be the most awesome knitting project I have EVER seen – I don’t knit…but this makes me WANT to! It is wonderful and your little girl is just precious.

    Also, I was thrilled to see your pattern increasing and decreasing instructions. It made me go “huh” why didn’t I know that already! It’s sure gonna make life easier!!! Thank you for the tip!

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