Free Pattern – Autumn Poncho

Published June 29, 2016 by estherknit

Autumn Poncho 6Measurements

Size: large

To fit chest: 96 cm (38 inches)

Two knitted pieces 40 cm wide by 70 cm long

Materials

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:

Diagram 1Place 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.

Diagram 2

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