To fit chest: 96 cm (38 inches)
Two knitted pieces 40 cm wide by 70 cm long
Robin Picasso Chunky
Shade: 2880 Autumn, 300 g
A pair of 8 mm (US 13) knitting needles
Tension / Gauge
11 sts and 15 rows to 10 cm (4 inches)
measured over st.st. using 8 mm needles
To knit poncho
Using 8 mm (US 13) needles cast on 44 sts.
1st row: Knit
2nd row: Knit
3rd row: Knit
4th row: Knit
5th row: Knit
6th row: K2, purl to last 2 sts, k2.
7th row: Knit
8th row: K2, purl to last 2 sts, k2.
These 8 rows form the pattern and are repeated.
Continue in pattern as set until work measures 70 cm (27¾ inches)
Cast off. Knit another piece the same
To make up / Finishing
Sew parts together as follows:
Place cast off row on first knitted piece against the longer right side of the second knitted piece; from bottom of cast on row and up 40 cm (15¾ inches). Sew the two parts together neatly. Now sew together cast off row on the second knitted piece to the first knitted piece in the same way, but to the longer left side. Crochet one round of US single crochet all around edge (optional). Pin out to size, cover with a damp cloth and leave to dry.