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Knit Chevron Poncho
Lion Brand® Lion® Cotton
Pattern Number: 40546
Skill Level: IntermediateLion Cotton gives a sleek turtleneck poncho a lighter look and feel.

Zigzag patterning and contrast fringe lend a fun finish.

Approximate length 13".

Uses 2 balls Lion Cotton in #98 Natural, 1 ball #131 Fern Green.Requires size 7 (4.5 mm) needles & a crochet hook.Order this item if you want a copy of the pattern shipped to you from our warehouse.

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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Width 91⁄2 inches [24 cm] at neck edge; 26 inches [66 cm] at lower edge Length 151⁄2 inches [39 cm], excluding fringe

CORRECTIONS: (applied )
FRONT AND BACK - Make 2 With MC, cast on 116 114 sts FINISHING Sew side seams. Place 84 88 sts from holders on circular needleThe above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

760-098 Lion Cotton Yarn: Natural

A soft natural cream


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 13.98
Note: MC

760-131 Lion Cotton Yarn: Fern Green

Intense dark green.


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 6.99
Note: CC

Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 7 [4.5 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.60


Lion Brand Stitch Holders
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 5.99


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Size 7 [4.5 mm] 16 inches [40 cm] circular needle LION BRAND crochet hook
GAUGE:
18 sts + 24 rows = 4" [10 cm] in St st (k on RS, p on WS). BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. 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.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
ssk (slip, slip, knit): Slip next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, to right needle; insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and k them tog.


INSTRUCTIONS
PATTERN STITCH

Chevron Pattern (multiple of 6 sts) Row 1 (RS): *With MC, k 5; with CC, k 1; repeat from * across.

Row 2: *With CC, p 2; with MC, p 3; with CC, p 1; repeat from * across.

Row 3: *With CC, k 2; with MC, k 1; with CC, k 3; repeat from * across.

Row 4: With CC, purl.

Row 5: With CC, knit.

Row 6: *With MC, p 1; with CC, p 5; repeat from * across.

Row 7: *With MC, k 1; with CC, k 3; with MC, k 2; repeat from * across.

Row 8: *With MC, p 3; with CC, p 1; with MC, p 2; repeat from * across.

Repeat Rows 1-8 for Chevron Pattern.
FRONT AND BACK – Make 2

With MC, cast on 116 sts.

Work even in St st for 11⁄2" [6.5 cm], ending with a WS row.

Start Color Pattern: Join CC and work 8 rows of Chevron Pattern once, carrying unused colors behind work; break off CC.

Work 6 rows MC.

Join CC and work second repeat of Chevron Pattern.

Start Decreases: On next RS row K 1, k2tog, k to last 3 sts, ssk, k 1.

Repeat Dec Row every other row 21 more times, 72 stitches.

Shape Shoulder: Bind off 2 sts at beg of next 14 rows – 44 sts.

Piece should measure approximately 151⁄2" [39 cm].

FINISHING

Sew side seams.

Place 84 sts from holders on circular needle, and join to work in the round.

Work in K 1, P 1 Rib for 6" [15 cm] or desired length.

Bind off all sts.

Weave in ends.



FRINGE

With CC, cut 11" [28 cm] lengths of yarn for bottom edge fringe, 4" [10 cm] lengths for turtleneck fringe.

Fold 2 strands in half and, with crochet hook, pull fold through edge of Poncho, forming a loop.

Pull ends of fringe through this loop.

Pull to tighten.

Attach fringes as desired along edge of Poncho.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
CC = contrasting color
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
MC = main color
p = purl
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side


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