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Blanket Poncho and Bag

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Beautiful poncho with lovely cable pattern and cozy turtleneck. Matching bag. One size fits all. Poncho: Patons Classic Wool 224 Grey Mix and 4.5 mm (US 7) circular needle. Bag: 202 Aran, 4mm (US 6) and 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

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Single Size
54 ins [137 cm] wide x 27 ins [68.5 cm] long.
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Classic Wool Worsted | Grey Mix, 00224Edit Color
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Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 48"

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MEASUREMENTS

54 ins [137 cm] wide x 27 ins [68.5 cm] long.

MATERIALS

Poncho
Classic Wool Worsted (100 g/3.5 oz;192 m/210 yds)
Main Color (MC) Grey Mix (00224) 12
Bag
Classic Wool Worsted (100 g/3.5 oz;192 m/210 yds)
Main Color (MC) Aran (00202) 2

GAUGE

20 sts and 26 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

One Size
54 ins [137 cm] wide x 27 ins [68.5 cm] long.

Materials
Patons® Classic Wool
(100 g / 3.5 oz)
Poncho (00224 Grey Mix) 12 balls
Bag
(00202 Aran) 2 balls

Poncho: Size 4½ mm (U.S. 7) circular knitting needle 90 cm long or size needed to obtain tension. Set of four 4 mm (U.S. 6) double pointed needles. St holder. Cable needle.
Bag: Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 4½ mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Cable needle. Button.

Tension
20 sts and 26 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.

Stitch Glossary
MB
= [(P1. yrn) 3 times. P1] all in next st. Slip 6th, 5th, 4th, 3rd, 2nd and first sts separately over 7th st. One st rem. Bobble complete.
M1 = make one st by picking up horizontal loop lying before next st and knitting into back of loop.
M1P = make one st by picking up horizontal loop lying before next st and purling into back of loop.
T3B = slip next st onto a cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then P1 from cable needle.
T3F = slip next 2 sts onto a cable needle and leave at front of work. P1, then K2 from cable needle.
Tw5B = slip next 3 sts onto a cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then P1. K2 from cable needle.
C4F = slip next 2 sts onto a cable needle and leave at front of work. K2, then K2 from cable needle.
C5B = slip next 3 sts onto a cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then K3 from cable needle.
K1B = knit into next st one row below, at same time slipping off st above.

Instructions
Diamond Pat
1st row:
(RS). P6. *K1. P10. Rep from * to last 7 sts. K1. P6.
2nd row: K6. *P1. K10. Rep from * to last 7 sts. P1. K6.
3rd row: P5. *K3. P8. Rep from * to last 8 sts. K3. P5.
4th row: K5. *P3. K8. Rep from * to last 8 sts. P3. K5.
5th row: P4. *K5. P6. Rep from * to last 9 sts. K5. P4.
6th row: K4. *P5. K6. Rep from * to last 9 sts. P5. K4.
7th row: As 5th row.
8th row: K2. M1. K2. *P5. (K2. M1) twice. K2. Rep from * to last 9 sts. P5. K2. M1. K2.
9th row: P5. *Tw5B. P8. Rep from * to last 10 sts. C5B. P5.
10th row: K5. *P2. K1. P2. K8. Rep from * to last 10 sts. P2. K1. P2. K5.
11th row: P4. *T3B. P1. T3F. P6. Rep from * to last 11 sts. T3B. P1. T3F. P4.
12th row: K4. *P2. K3. P2. K6. Rep from * to last 11 sts. P2. K3. P2. K4.
13th row: P3. *T3B. P3. T3F. P4. Rep from * to last 12 sts. T3B. P3. T3F. P3.
14th row: K3. *P2. K5. P2. K4. Rep from * to last 12 sts. P2. K5. P2. K3.
15th row: P2. *T3B. P1. P2tog. yrn. P2. T3F. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
16th row: K2. *P2. K7. P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
17th row: P1. *T3B. P1. (P2tog. yrn) twice. P2. T3F. Rep from * to last st. P1.
18th row: K1. P2. *K9. P4. Rep from * to last 12 sts. K9. P2. K1.
19th row: P1. K2. *P1. (P2tog. yrn) 3 times. P2.** C4F. Rep from * to last 12sts. Rep from * to ** once. K2. P1.
20th row: As 18th row.
21st row: P1. *T3F. P1. (P2tog. yrn) twice. P2. T3B. Rep from * to last st. P1.
22nd row: As 16th row.
23rd row: P2. *T3F. P1. P2tog. yrn. P2. T3B. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
24th row: As 14th row.
25th row: P3. *T3F. P3. T3B. P4. Rep from * to last 12 sts. T3F. P3. T3B. P3.
26th row: As 12th row.
27th row: P4. *T3F. P1. T3B. P6. Rep from * to last 11 sts. T3F. P1. T3B. P4.
28th row: As 10th row.
29th row: P5. *C5B. P8. Rep from * to last 10 sts. C5B. P5.
30th row: K2. K2tog. K1. *P5. K2. (K2tog. K1) twice. Rep from * to last 10 sts. P5. K1. K2tog. K2.
31st row: As 5th row.
32nd row: As 6th row.
33rd row: As 3rd row.
34th row: As 4th row.
35th row: As 1st row.
36th row: As 2nd row.
These 36 rows form diamond pat.

Check Pat (worked over 21 sts)
1st row: (RS). *K3. P3. Rep from * to last 3 sts. K3.
2nd row: *P3. K3. Rep from * to last 3 sts. P3.
3rd and 4th rows: As 1st and 2nd rows.
5th row: *P3. K3. Rep from * to last 3 sts. P3.
6th row: *K3. P3. Rep from * to last 3 sts. K3.
7th and 8th rows: As 5th and 6th rows.
These 8 rows form check pat.

PONCHO
BACK

Cast on 257 sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). K1.* P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
This row forms seed st pat.
Work a further 7 rows seed st pat, inc 12 sts evenly across last row. 269 sts.

Proceed in bobble eyelet border as follows:
1st row: (RS). Work 7 sts in seed st pat. Knit to last 7 sts. Work 7 sts in seed st pat.
2nd row: Work 7 sts in seed st pat. Knit to last 7 sts. Work 7 sts in seed st pat.
3rd row: Work 7 sts in seed st pat. *P1. yrn. P2tog. P1. MB. P1. Rep from * to last 10 sts. yrn. P2tog. P1. Work 7 sts in seed st pat.
4th row: As 2nd row.
These 4 rows form bobble eyelet border.

Proceed as follows:
1st row: Work 7 sts in seed st pat. Purl to last 7 sts. Work 7 sts in seed st pat.
2nd row: Work 7 sts in seed st pat. Knit to last 7 sts. Work 7 sts in seed st pat.
3rd row: Work 7 sts in seed st pat. Work 1st row of diamond pat to last 7 sts. Work 7 sts in seed st pat.
4th row: Work 7 sts in seed st pat. Work 2nd row of diamond pat to last 7 sts. Work 7 sts in seed st pat.
Diamond pat is now in position.

Cont working diamond pat (keeping 7 side sts in seed st pat as established) until 36 rows of diamond pat are complete.
Next row: Work 7 sts in seed st pat. Purl to last 7 sts. Work 7 sts in seed st pat.
Next row: Work 7 sts in seed st pat. Knit to last 7 sts. Work 7 sts in seed st pat.
**Work 4 rows of bobble eyelet pat.
Next row: (RS). Work 7 sts in seed st pat. P24. *K1B. P21. K1B. P11. M1P. P12. Rep from * 3 times more. K1B. P21. K1B. P24. Work 7 sts in seed st pat. 273 sts.
Next row: Work 7 sts in seed st pat. Knit to last 7 sts. Work 7 sts in seed st pat.

Proceed in body pat as follows:
1st row: Work 7 sts in seed st pat. *Work 1st row diamond pat across next 24 sts. K1B. Work 1st row check pat across next 21 sts. K1B. Rep from * to last 31 sts. Work 1st row diamond pat across next 24 sts. Work 7 sts in seed st pat.
2nd row: Work 7 sts in seed st pat. *Work 2nd row diamond pat across next 24 sts. K1. Work 2nd row check pat across next 21 sts. K1. Rep from * to last 31 sts. Work 2nd row diamond pat across next 24 sts. Work 7 sts in seed st pat.
Diamond and check pats are now in position.

Cont working in pat (keeping 7 side sts in seed st pat and working K1B on RS rows as established) until 36 rows of diamond pat are complete.
Next row: Work 7 sts in seed st pat. Purl to last 7 sts, dec 4 sts evenly across. Work 7 sts in seed st pat. 269 sts.
Next row: Work 7 sts in seed st pat. Knit to last 7 sts. Work 7 sts in seed st pat.**
Work 4 rows of bobble eyelet pat.
Next row: (RS). Work 7 sts in seed st pat. P21. K1B. P11. M1P. P12. K1B. P21. (K1B. P24. K1B. P21) 4 times. Work 7 sts in seed st pat. 270 sts.
Next row: Work 7 sts in seed st pat. Knit to last 7 sts. Work 7 sts in seed st pat.

Proceed as follows:
1st row: Work 7 sts in seed st pat. *Work 1st row check pat across next 21 sts. K1B. Work 1st row diamond pat across next 24 sts. K1B. Rep from * to last 28 sts. Work 1st row check pat across next 21 sts. Work 7 sts in seed st pat.
2nd row: Work 7 sts in seed st pat. *Work 2nd row check pat across next 21 sts. K1. Work 2nd row diamond pat across next 24 sts. K1. Rep from * to last 28 sts. Work 2nd row check pat across next 21 sts. Work 7 sts in seed st pat.
Diamond and check pats are now in position.

Cont working in pat (keeping side sts in seed st pat and working K1B on RS rows as established) until 36 rows of diamond pat are complete.
Next row: Work 7 sts in seed st pat. Purl to last 7 sts. Work 7 sts in seed st pat.
Next row: Work 7 sts in seed st pat. Knit to last 7 sts, dec 1 st at center. Work 7 sts in seed st pat. 269 sts. Rep from ** to ** once.
Next row: Work 7 sts in seed st pat. Purl to last 7 sts. Work 7 sts in seed st pat.
Next row: Work 7 sts in seed st pat. Knit to last 7 sts. Work 7 sts in seed st pat. Cast off.

PONCHO
FRONT

Work as given for Back until work from beg measures 24 rows less than Back to cast off edge, thus ending with RS facing for next row. (297 sts are on needle).

Neck shaping: Next row: Pat across 136 sts (neck edge). Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at neck edge on next 10 rows, then on following 3 alt rows.
Cont even until Front measures same length as Back to cast off edge, ending with RS facing. Cast off.

With RS of work facing slip next 25 sts from spare needle onto a st holder. Join yarn to rem sts and pat to end of row.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 10 rows, then on following 3 alt rows.
Cont even until Front measures same length as Back to cast off edge, ending with RS facing. Cast off.

Collar: Sew shoulder seams. With RS of work facing and set of four smaller needles, pick up and knit 22 sts down left front neck edge. K25 from front st holder. Pick up and knit 22 sts up right front neck edge and 47 sts across back neck edge. 116 sts. Divide sts evenly on 3 needles and join in round.

Work in rounds of (K2. P2) ribbing until Collar measures 7 ins [18 cm]. Cast off loosely in ribbing.

Sew one tassel to each corner of Poncho as illustrated.

Tassel (make 4): Cut a piece of cardboard 5 ins [12.5 cm] wide. Wind yarn around cardboard 40 times. Break yarn leaving a long end and thread end through a needle. Slip needle through all loops and tie tightly. Remove cardboard and wind yarn tightly around loops 1 inch [2.5 cm] below fold. Fasten securely. Cut through rem loops and trim ends evenly.

BAG
(make 2 pieces alike)
With larger needles cast on 68 sts.
1st row: (WS). Knit.
2nd row: Purl.
3rd row: Knit.
Work 1st to 36th rows of diamond pat.
Next row: (RS). Purl.
Next row: Knit.

Proceed in bobble eyelet border as follows:
1st row: (RS). Knit.
2nd row: Knit.
3rd row: P3. *yrn. P2tog. P1. MB. P2. Rep from * to last 5 sts. yrn. P2tog. P3.
4th row: Knit.
These 4 rows complete bobble eyelet border.

Next row: (RS). P33. K1B. P34.
Next row: K17. M1. Knit to end of row. 69 sts.
Next row: Work 1st row check pat across next 33 sts. K1B. Work 1st row diamond pat across next 35 sts.
Next row: Work 2nd row diamond pat across next 35 sts. K1. Work 2nd row check pat across next 33 sts.

Diamond and check pats are now in position.
Cont working in pat until 36 rows of diamond pat are complete.

1st row: (RS). Knit, dec 1 st at center. 68 sts.
2nd row: Knit.
3rd row: P3. *yrn. P2tog. P1. MB. P2. Rep from * to last 5 sts. yrn. P2tog. P3.
4th row: Knit, dec 6 sts evenly across. 62 sts.
Work 9 rows in garter st (knit every row). Cast off knitways (WS).

Strap: With smaller needles cast on 9 sts. Proceed in garter st until strap (when stretched) measures 37 ins [94 cm]. Cast off.

FINISHING: Sew lower edge and sides of Bag Pieces tog. Sew cast on and cast off ends of Strap to Bag. Sew twisted cord to center of top edge of Bag to form button loop. Sew button to correspond to loop.

Twisted cord: Cut 2 strands of yarn 8 ins [21 cm] long. With both strands tog hold one end and with someone holding other end, twist strands to the right until they begin to curl. Fold the 2 ends tog and tie in a knot so they will not unravel. The strands will now twist themselves tog. Adjust length if desired.