Knit Kit: The Highlander Capelet - Intermiedate Advanced Level


Meet The Highlander Capelet that will be sure to make a statement.  This piece has ben designed to blend the ease of a poncho with the comfort and warmth of a pullover that you can throw on an instantly elevate any style.

This is an intermediate to advanced knitting pattern that require an understanding of knitting in the round and shaping.  


  • Yarn:  3 (4, 4, 5) balls of Baby Chunky by Third Piece (100% Merino Wool; 200g/166yds, Bulky weight #5) 
  • Needles:  Size US 11 (8mm) 16" circular needles OR dpns, size US 15 (10mm) 24-40" circular needles, size L-N crochet hook,tapestry needle, 3 stitch markers - one a different color or style from the other two
  • Recommended Tools: tape measure
  • Fit: Relaxed & loose fitting.  
  • Measurements:
    • Turtleneck Circumference: 20
    • Turtleneck Height: 4.5"
    • Yoke Length: approx. 11 (12, 13, 13)"
    • Circumference at Torso / Bottom of Cowl: 50 (61, 65, 68)"
  • Available in 4 Sizes: 
    • Size 1:  XS/S (US 0-4)
    • Size 2: M (US 6-10)
    • Size 3:  L/XL (US12-14)
    • Size 4: XXL (US 16-20)

Both Models are wearing the Size 2 in Caviar. 

*Please note as this is an advanced kit, it does not default to include needles, please take a look at your needle stash to see if you need to add any to your order here: NEEDLES 

Additional Info

Third Piece's Accesories (Hats, Mitts, Scarves) typically run one size fits most, noted as O/S.

Our Sweaters, Vests and Outerwear pieces are sized 4 ways:

  • Size 1 (S/M) - US 2-6
  • Size 2 (M/L) - US 8-12
  • Size 3 (L/XL) - US 14-16
  • Size 4 (XL-XXL) -US 18+

Please refer to the specific measurements and fit noted on the product details.

For questions on sizing, feel free to email us at or use our chat feature.

Your Third Piece is designed, hand-knit, and packaged by our small team based in Boston, Massachusetts. Once your piece arrives, we hope it becomes your most loved item in your wardrobe for many seasons to come. 

If you'd like to return or exchange please see our Return Policy here or email us at

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