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Lace Poncho
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Chunky
Pattern Number: 40461 For vintage fashion lovers, add this lacy poncho to your wardrobe.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: Small, Medium, Large
1 rectangle, 18 1/2" wide x 49 (52, 55) inches long [47 x 124.5 (132, 139.5) 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

630-402 Wool-Ease Chunky Yarn: Wheat

Natural with tiny strands of black


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 17.58
Alternative Quantity: (3, 3)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles Size 11 [8 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 5.95


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

GAUGE:
12 sts + 16 rows = 4 inches [10 cm] in Lace Pattern. 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 together.



PATTERN STITCH Lace Pattern (multiple of 6 sts) Row 1 (right side)

*K 1, yo, ssk; repeat from *.Row 2 and all wrong side rows Purl.Row 3 *K 2, yo, ssk, k 2; repeat from *.Row 5 *K 3, yo, ssk, k 1; repeat from *.Row 6 Purl.

Repeat Rows 1-6 for Lace Pattern.


INSTRUCTIONS



PONCHO

Cast on 56 sts.



Row 1

Slip first st as if to knit, knit to end.



Work Row 1 for 6 rows total.



Pattern Row 1

Slip first st as if to knit, knit 3, work Lace Pattern Row 1 to last 4 sts, knit 4.



Pattern Row 2

Slip first st as if to knit, knit 3, work Lace Pattern Row 2 to last 4 sts, knit 4.



Continue in pattern as established until piece measures 48 (51, 54) inches [122 (129.5, 137) cm] from beginning.



Work Row 1 of Poncho Pattern 5 times.

Bind off loosely.



FINISHING

Sew short end to side edge.

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
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
k = knit
st(s) = stitch(es)
yo = yarn over


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