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Honeycomb Poncho
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: 90182AD

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Width 29 in. (73.5 cm) Finished Length 40 in. (101.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

620-151 Wool-Ease Yarn: Grey Heather

Soft misty grays


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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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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
Circular needle size 8 (5 mm), 29 in. (74 cm) Circular needle size 6 (4 mm), 16 in. (40 cm)
GAUGE:
30 sts + 30 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in honeycomb pattern with larger needle. 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:
2/2 LC (2 over 2 left cross) Slip 2 sts to cable needle and hold in front, k2, then k2 from cable needle.


2/2 RC (2 over 2 right cross) Slip 2 sts to cable needle and hold in back, k2, then k2 from cable needle.



PATTERN STITCHES
K1, p1 Rib (worked in the round)
Rnd 1: *K1, p1; rep from *.


Rep Rnd 1 for k1, p1 Rib.



Honeycomb (multiple of 8 sts + 4)
Row 1: P2, *2/2 RC, 2/2 LC; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2.


Rows 2 and all WS rows: K2, p to last 2 sts, k2.


Rows 3 and 7: P2, k to last 2 sts, p2.


Row 5: P2, *2/2 LC, 2/2 RC; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2.


Row 8: K2, p to last 2 sts, k2.


Rep Rows 1-8 for Honeycomb pattern.

NOTES:
1.

Circular needle is used for ease in working with large number of sts.

Work back and forth (as if working on straight needles) in rows on Front and Back.


2.

Collar is worked in rounds.


INSTRUCTIONS



BACK
With larger needle, cast on 136 sts.

Work in Garter st (k every row) until piece measures 5 in.

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


Set Up Row (RS): K22, place marker, p2, inc in each of next 4 sts, *k1, inc in next st, rep from * to last 28 sts, inc in each of next 4 sts, p2, place marker, k22 - 184 sts.


Next Row: K22, slip marker, k2, p136, k2, slip marker, k22.


Next Row: K22, sl marker, work Row 1 of Honeycomb pattern to next marker, sl marker, k22.


Continue as established, working first and last 22 sts in Garter st, and sts between markers in Honeycomb pattern until piece measures 40 in.

(101.5 cm) from beg.

Bind off.



FRONT
Work same as Back until piece measures 37 in.

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


Shape Neck
Work as established across first 80 sts, join a new ball of yarn and bind off center 24 sts, work to end of row.

Working both sides at once with separate strands of yarn, and keeping to pattern as established, dec 1 st at each neck edge every other row 4 times - 76 sts each shoulder.


When piece measures same length as Back, bind off.



FINISHING
Sew shoulder seams.


Collar
From RS with smaller needle, pick up and k 90 sts.

Join, being careful not to twist st.

Place marker for beg of rnd.

Work in k1, p1 Rib for 12 in.

(30.5 cm).

Bind off loosely.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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