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Pretty Poncho
Lion Brand® Woolspun (old)
Pattern Number: 1110 Note: This product is discontinued; the pattern is provided as a courtesy to those who may still have yarn.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner + (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Lower edge 30". Length at point 27".

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

370-112 Woolspun Thick & Thin Yarn: Raspberry (discontinued) Mixed dark pink and cream
Quantity needed: 8 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 19.92

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

Additional Materials
Size 10.5 16-inch circular needles
GAUGE:
14 sts and 16 rows = 4" in garter st on size 10 1/4 needles. 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.

NOTES:
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INSTRUCTIONS



PONCHO:

With straight knitting needles size 10 1/4 and a single strand of yarn, cast on 3 sts.
Row 1: K 2, inc 1 st in next st - 4 sts.
Rows 2-10: K 2, inc 1 st in next st, k to end - 13 sts.
Next row: K 6, inc 1 st in next st, k to end of row.

Rep last row until there are 120 sts.

Work even in garter st (= k every row) until piece meas 27" from beg.

Work even in garter st for 10 more rows.
Shape neck: Next row: K 45, bind off 30 sts, k 45.
Next row: K 45, cast on 30 sts, k 45 sts.

Work even in garter st for 10 rows.
Next row: K 6, k2tog, k to end of row.

Rep last row until 13 sts rem.
Next row: *K 2, k2tog, k to end of row.

Rep last row until 3 sts rem.

Bind off.

HOOD:

With circular needles size 10 1/4 and a single strand of yarn, pick up 82 sts evenly around neck opening.

Join and work around in k 2, p 2 ribbing for 1 1/4".

Lay work flat and determine which corner of the Poncho you want in the front.

Place a marker at center front of neck opening.

Count 14 sts from each side of center front and mark these 28 sts.

Next rnd: Work in est rib to first marker, bind off center front 28 sts, cont in est rib to end of row.

Cont working back and forth in est rib on rem 54 sts for 2" more.

Work even in garter st on these 54 sts until hood meas 7 1/4" from end of ribbing.

Top shaping:
Next row: K 27 sts and leave sts on a holder to be worked later, bind off next 7 sts, k to end.
Next row: K 20, turn.
Next row: Bind off 7 sts, k to end.
Next row: K 13.
Next row: Bind off 7 sts, k to end.
Next row: K 6.
Next row: Bind off 6 sts.

Rep shaping for rem 27 sts on holder.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
yo = yarn over
k2tog = knit 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
est = establish(ed)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
meas = measure(s)
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together


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