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Martha Stewart 'Coming Home' Pooch Poncho
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: 80032 Dogs - Kids - Adult Size - Plus Size - Crochet versions - En Español

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: Small, Medium, Large
Dog sizes: S (M, L) Circumference 8 (13, 18) inches [20.5 (33, 45.5) cm] at neck; 26 (26, 52) inches [(66, 132) cm] at lower edge Length 3 1/2 (4 1/2, 7 1/2) inches [8.5 (11, 18.5) cm]
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

790-375 Homespun Yarn: Candy Apple

Heathered Solid Deep red


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Lion Brand Knitting Needles Size 11 [8 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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GAUGE:
11 sts + 18 rows = 4 inches [10 cm] in Stockinette st (k on RS, p on WS). 12 sts + 16 rows = 4 inches [10 cm] in Mock Granny st. 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:
(K 1, p 1) in yo Knit into yo from previous row, but do not drop yo from needle.

Bring yarn to front and p into same yo.

Drop yo from needle.



PATTERN STITCHES

Scalloped Edge Pattern (multiple of 18 sts)
Row 1 (WS) Knit.
Row 2 Knit.
Row 3 Purl.
Row 4 *[K2tog] 3 times, [yo, k 1] 6 times, [k2tog] 3 times; repeat from *.
Repeat Rows 1-4 for Scalloped Edge pattern.



Mock Granny Stitch Pattern (multiple of 4 sts + 2)
Row 1 (WS) K2tog, k to last 2 sts, k2tog - 2 sts decreased.
Row 2 Repeat Row 1 - 2 sts decreased.
Row 3 P 1, *p2tog, yo, p2tog; repeat from * to last st, p 1 - 1 st decreased in each repeat.
Row 4 K 1, *k 1, (k 1, p 1) in yo, k 1; repeat from * to last st, k 1 - 1 st increased in each repeat.
Repeat Rows 1-4 for Mock Granny Stitch pattern.

NOTES:
: Poncho is made in 4 sections which are then sewn together.


INSTRUCTIONS



PONCHO SECTION - Make 4

Cast on 18 (18, 36) sts.

Work Rows 1-4 of Scalloped Edge Pattern 2 times.

Begin Mock Granny Stitch Pattern, decreasing an additional 8 (0, 2) sts evenly across first row - 8 (16, 32) sts.

Continue in pattern until 6 (10, 14) sts remain.

Knit 1 row.

Place sts on holder for neck.

FINISHING

Sew 4 sections together from cast on edge to neck, leaving 1 of the 4 seams open.

Slip all 24 (40, 56) neck sts onto needle and knit 3 (5, 5) rows.

Bind off all sts as if to knit.

Sew remaining seam.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over


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