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Pleasantville Poncho
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: 90140AD For a similar poncho in gray see the Metro Poncho.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE:
XS/S (M/L, 1X/2X) Finished Width (cuff to cuff) 36 (40, 44) in. (91.5 (101.5, 112) cm) Finished Length 28 in. (71 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

620-403 Wool-Ease Yarn: Mushroom

Soft taupe brushed with gray


Quantity needed: 9 Skeins
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Alternative Quantity: (10, 11)
Note: (A)

620-129 Wool-Ease Yarn: Cocoa

Warm medium brown


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Note: (B)

620-127 Wool-Ease Yarn: Mink Brown

Dark brown with tan


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Note: (C)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 10 [6 mm]
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Lion Brand Stitch Holders
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
6 buttons 7/8 in. (22 mm) diameter
GAUGE:
13 sts + 18 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS) with 2 strands of yarn held together. 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:
K1, p1 Rib (worked over odd # of sts)
Row 1 (RS): K1, *p1, k1; rep from * across.


Row 2: K the k sts and p the p sts.


Rep Row 2 for K1, p1 Rib.



Seed Stitch (worked over even # of sts)
Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * across.


Row 2: K the p sts and p the k sts.


Rep Row 2 for Seed stitch.


INSTRUCTIONS



LEFT FRONT
Border
With 2 strands of C held together, cast on 20 (26, 32) sts.


Row 1 (RS): Work Seed st over first 4 sts, inc in next st, work in Seed st to last 5 sts, K1, p1 Rib over last 5 sts - 21 (27, 33) sts.


Row 2 (WS): Work K1, p1 Rib over first 5 sts, Seed st to last 5 sts, inc in next st, Seed st over last 4 sts - 22 (28, 34) sts.


Rows 3 and 4: Rep Rows 1 and 2 - 24 (30, 36) sts.


Row 5: Rep Row 1 - 25 (31, 37) sts.


Body
Row 6: Work K1, p1 Rib over first 5 sts, p to last 5 sts, inc in next st, Seed st over last 4 sts - 26 (32, 38) sts.


Row 7: Work Seed st over first 4 sts, inc in next st, k to last 5 sts, K1, p1 Rib over last 5 sts - 27 (33, 39) sts.


Rows 8-15: Rep last 2 rows 4 more times - 35 (41, 47) sts.

Piece should measure about 3 in.

(7.5 cm) from beg.


Change to 1 strand each of B and C held together and rep Rows 6 and 7 twice, Row 6 once - 40 (46, 52) sts.


Continue working in pattern as established, keeping edge sts in K1, p1 Rib and Seed st, and remaining sts in St st.

Work even in established pattern for 1 row.

Piece should measure about 4 in.

(10 cm) from beg.


Change to 2 strands of B held together.


Work even in established pattern for 13 rows.

Piece should measure about 7 in.

(18 cm) from beg.


Change to 1 strand each of A and B held together.


Work even in established pattern for 6 rows.

Piece should measure about 8 in.

(20.5 cm) from beg.


Change to 2 strands of A held together.


Shape Side and Sleeve
Inc Row: Rep Row 6 - 41 (47, 53) sts.


Continue in pattern, rep Inc Row every other row 9 more times, then rep Inc Row every 4th row 10 times - 60 (66, 72) sts.

Work even until piece measures 22 in.

(56 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.


Shape Neck
Dec Row (RS): Work Seed st over first 4 sts, k to last 7 sts, dec 1 st, K1, p1 Rib over last 5 sts - 59 (65, 71) sts.


Continue in pattern, rep Dec Row every RS row 11 more times - 48 (54, 60) sts.

Work even until piece measures 28 in.

(71 cm) from beg, end with a RS row.

Sl remaining sts to a holder.



RIGHT FRONT
Work as for Left Front reversing all shaping, AT THE SAME TIME, when piece measures 8 1/2 in.

(21.5 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.


Next (Buttonhole) Row (RS): K1, p1 Rib over first 2 sts, bind off 2 sts, K1, p1 Rib in next st; work in pattern across.


Next Row: Work in pattern across to last 5 sts; K1, p1 Rib in next st, cast on 2 sts, K1, p1 Rib over last 2 sts.


Rep Buttonhole rows when piece measures 13 in.

(33 cm), 17 1/2 in.

(44.5 cm), and 22 in.

(56 cm) from beg.


When piece measures same as Left Front, end with a RS row.

Back
Row 1 (Joining row - WS): With 2 strands of A held together, work in pattern across Right Front to last 5 sts, sl last 5 sts to a holder (for Back neck ribbing); cast on 29 sts; with WS facing, sl first 5 sts of Left Front to a holder (for Back neck ribbing), work in pattern across remaining sts of Left Front - 115 (127, 139) sts.


Work even for 6 in.

(15 cm).


Shape Sides and Sleeves
Dec Row: Work Seed st over 4 sts, dec 1 st, work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) to last 6 sts, dec 1 st, Seed st over last 4 sts - 113 (125, 137) sts.


Continue in established pattern, rep Dec Row every 4th row 9 more times, then every other row 10 times - 75 (87, 99) sts.


Body
Work even until Back measures 20 in.

(51 cm).


Change to 1 strand each A and B held together.


Work even for 6 rows.


Change to 2 strands B held together.


Work even for 13 rows.


Change to 1 strand each B and C held together.


Work even for 1 row.

Rep Dec Row 5 times - 65 (77, 89) sts.


Change to 2 strands C held together.


Rep Dec Row 10 times - 45 (57, 69) sts.


Border
Last 5 Rows: Work Seed st over 4 sts, dec 1 st, Seed st to last 6 sts, dec 1 st, Seed st in last 4 sts - 35 (47, 59) sts.


Bind off.



FINISHING
Neckband
Sl 5 sts of Right Front ribbing back onto needle.

With 2 stands of A held together, work in K1, p1 Rib for 4 in.

(10 cm).

Bind off.

Rep over 5 sts of Left Front ribbing.



POCKET (make 2)
With 2 strands of B held together, cast on 30 sts.


Rows 1-10: Work in St st.


Change to 1 strand each of A and B held together.


Rows 11-16: Work in St st.


Change to 2 strands of A held together.


Rows 17-34: Work in St st.


Bind off.


Seam ends of neckband, then sew neckband to back neck.

Sew a small pleat in center top of each Pocket.

Sew Pockets to Fronts, centered and with color bands aligned with bands on Fronts.

Sew 4 buttons opposite buttonholes.

Sew one button through all layers, at each wrist to form Sleeves.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
hdc = half double crochet
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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