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Vertical-Striped Poncho: Woman's Version
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: 40493-2K

This dramatic striped poncho is easy to make, warm to wear and a real stand-out! Perfect in team colors for football!



SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size

Width 42" [106.5 cm]
Length 25" [63.5 cm]



CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

640-402 Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick Yarn: Wheat

Cream with natural black fibers


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640-106 Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick Yarn: Sky Blue

Light medium blue


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640-149 Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick Yarn: Charcoal

Dark gray


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Note: (C)

Lion Brand Size 13 [9 mm] 29-inch [75 cm] Circular Knitting Needles
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:

8 sts + 13 rows = 4" [10 cm] in St st (knit on right side, purl on wrong side).


Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

NOTES:

This poncho is made of 2 rectangles worked sideways so the stripes run vertically on the body. The rectangles are sewn together at the center of the garment.




INSTRUCTIONS



PONCHO
RIGHT SIDE
With A, cast on 100 sts. Knit 6 rows. Work 6 rows in St st. Continue with St st in the following color sequence:4 rows B6 rows C10 rows A14 rows B8 rows C4 rows A8 rows B6 rows CBind off all sts with C.
LEFT SIDE
With C, cast on 100 sts. Knit 6 rows. Change to St st and work in the following color sequence:6 rows C4 rows A6 rows B10 rows C14 rows A8 rows B4 rows C8 rows A6 rows BBind off all sts with B.
FINISHING
Place pieces with wrong sides together, matching cast on and bound off edges. Sew pieces together with a running stitch just below the bound off edge so the edges form a ridge on the outside of the work. Sew for 20" [51 cm], starting at one edge. Fasten off. Sew second seam starting at the other edge for 20" [51 cm], leaving 10" [25.5 cm] in the center open for the neck opening. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
Pm = place marker
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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