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Knit Chunky Cabled Poncho
Lion Brand® BIG
Pattern Number: 40536 Toss on this quick-to-knit poncho and you're guaranteed to keep toasty without losing your cool. Knits up in a flash on oversized needles.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner + (Level 2)
SIZE: Medium
2 rectangles, each 15" wide x 29" long [38 x 73.5 cm]

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

230-147 BIG Yarn: Great Grape Medium purple
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 19 [15 mm]
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Lion Brand Size 15 [10 mm] 29-inch [75 cm] Circular Knitting Needles
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size N-13 (9 mm)
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For attaching fringe

Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Cable Needles (Set of 2)
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GAUGE:
6.5 sts + 11.5 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Pattern st on larger needles. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


INSTRUCTIONS
RECTANGLE – Make 2 With larger needles, cast on 24 sts.

Row 1 (RS) Knit.

Row 2 K 8, p 8, k 8.

Rows 3-6 Repeat Rows 1-2.

Row 7 K 8, slip next 4 sts onto cable needle and hold in back, k 4, then k 4 from cable needle, k 8.

Row 8 Repeat Row 2.

Rows 9-14 Repeat Rows 1-2.

Repeat Rows 1-14 for 4 more times, then work Rows 1-13 once more.

Bind off.

FINISHING Assemble and seam as shown in diagram, matching points A and B.

NECK EDGING With RS facing and circular needle, pick up and knit 39 sts evenly spaced around neck opening.

Place marker and join for working in the round.

Rnd 1 Purl.

Rnd 2 K 1, *yo, k2tog; repeat from * around.

Rnd 3 Purl.

Bind off.

Weave in ends.

FRINGE Cut strands of yarn approximately 10” [25.5 cm] long.

For each fringe, fold 1 strand in half.

Use crochet hook to draw fold through edge of garment, forming a loop.

Pull ends of fringe through this loop and pull to tighten.

Attach fringe all around lower edge, in every other st or Garter st ridge.

Trim fringe if necessary.

NECK TIE Cut 3 strands of yarn approximately 60” [152.5 cm] long.

Make a braid and thread it through the eyelets.




ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
MC = main color
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
yo = yarn over


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