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Fun Fur Trimmed Poncho
Lion Brand® Lion® Bouclé - Fun Fur®
Pattern Number: 49294, 49295

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: Child 3-7, Tween/Teen 8-16, Adult Medium
Length 19 1/4" [49.5 cm] (22 1/4 inches [57.5 cm], 25 3/4 inches [65.5 cm]) from shoulder to bottom front point
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

930-203 Lion Boucle Yarn: Jelly Bean Yellow, red, turquoise and all the hues in-between in a joyous mix of candy colors.
Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 19.96
Alternative Quantity: (5, 6)

320-113 Fun Fur Yarn: Red

Bright cherry red


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.99
Alternative Quantity: (1, 2)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 10 [6 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 4.95


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


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

GAUGE:
11 stitches = 4 inches (10 cm) in garter stitch (knit every row). 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



PONCHO STRIPS (Make 2)
Cast on 30 [36, 41] stitches.
Work in garter stitch until piece measures 22 [25, 28] inches from beginning.

Bind off all stitches loosely.

Weave in ends.

FINISHING
Place marker on long side of first piece, 11 [12 1/4, 15] inches from one end.
Sew end of second piece to side of first piece between corner and marker.
Sew end of first piece to side of second piece (matching A to A and B to B as shown on schematic).

EMBELLISHMENTS
With Fun Fur, work 1 row of double crochet evenly spaced along bottom and neck edges of poncho.

Optional Trims
Sew 5 inches tassels to front and back points OR Attach 5 inches fringe evenly spaced along bottom edges.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
CC = contrasting color
k = knit
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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