Classic Elite Yarns



Issue 508 • Escape Capelet

Escape Capelet

Knit from the scalloped edge up, this feather and fan buttoned capelet can be dressed up for special occasions or worn with a tee shirt and jeans. Escape, one of our new yarns for Fall 2017, combines fine merino, mulberry silk and yak in a single ply of pure heathery luxury.

published July 25, 2017


75% fine merino, 15% yak, 10% mulberry silk
  • 5–6 sts/inch on US 3–5 (3.25–3.75 mm) needle
  • 130 yards/50 gram hank
  • hand wash cool and dry flat
  • six colors

Escape combines fine merino (20 microns), mulberry silk and yak in a single ply of pure luxury. The six sophisticated shades of this dk weight have a slight heathered look from the darker undyed yak fibers. With incredible softness and good stitch definition, Escape is a go-to luxury yarn at a less than luxury price.

Introducing Escape

The Harper pullover, designed by Tonia Barry and pictured above, combines cable and eyelets beautifully in super soft Escape.

See all of the designs in the Escape Collection here.


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