I wanted to get a sense of how the cape will look when worn, so I put it on my dress maker dummy. The cord is a bit twisty and I didn't try to pin anything down to tame it, so it looks a little like a costume from an old Flash Gordon serial.
Pattern: Treasure Island by Janine le Cras
Yarn: The Unique Sheep Luxe in Tranquility
Needle: US 4 (3.5 mm)