Easy Rustic Stripes Poncho

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Easy Rustic Stripes Poncho

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Enjoy a touch of country warmth with this Easy Rustic Stripes Poncho. Fits bust measurement 32-38 in (81-97 cm). Shown in Patons Shetland Chunky. 6 mm (US 10) knitting needles.


Single Size
To fit bust measurement 32 to 38 ins [81 to 97 cm].
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The materials for this project cost $169.87

Step 1:

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  • Single Size

To fit bust measurement 32 to 38 ins [81 to 97 cm].

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Shetland Chunky | Charcoal, 78042Edit Color

Contrast A

Shetland Chunky | Deep Red, 78532 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color

Contrast B

Shetland Chunky | Gold, 78605Edit Color

Contrast C

Shetland Chunky | Aran, 78008Edit Color

Contrast D

Shetland Chunky | Wine, 78430Edit Color

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 36"

Size 10/6mm
The materials for this project cost $169.87


K = knit

P = purl

rep = repeat

RS = right side

Sl1P = Slip next stitch purlwise.

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions


To fit bust measurement 32 to 38 ins [81 to 97 cm].


Patons Shetland Chunky (100 g/3.5 oz;136 m/148 yds)
Main Color (MC) Charcoal (78042) 6
Contrast A Deep Red () 4
Contrast B Gold (78605) 4
Contrast C Aran (78008) 4
Contrast D Wine (78430) 4


16 sts and 29 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in pat.


One Size
To fit bust measurement 32 to 38 ins [81 to 97 cm].

Patons® Shetland Chunky
(100 g / 3.5 oz)
Main Color (MC) (03042 Charcoal) 6 balls
Contrast A
(03532 Deep Red) 4 balls
Contrast B
(03608 Mustard) 4 balls
Contrast C
(03008 Aran) 4 balls
Contrast D
(03430 Wine) 4 balls

Size 6 mm (U.S. 10) circular knitting needle 90 cm long or size needed to obtain tension.

16 sts and 29 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in pat.

Stitch Glossary
= with yarn at back of work, slip next st purlways.

Make 2 pieces alike.

With MC, cast on 105 sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:
Work 3 rows garter st (knit every row) noting that first row is WS and inc 8 sts evenly across last row. 113 sts.

Proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). With A, knit.
2nd row: With A, purl.
3rd row: With B, K1. *Sl1P. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
4th row: With B, K1. *Sl1P. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
5th row: With B, knit.
6th row: With B, purl.
7th row: With C, K2. Sl1P. *K1. Sl1P. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.
8th row: With C, P1. K1. *Sl1P. K1. Rep from * to last st. P1.
9th row: With C, knit.
10th row: With C, purl.
11th row: With D, as 3rd row.
12th row: With D, as 4th row.
13th row: With D, knit.
14th row: With D, purl.
15th row: With MC, as 7th row.
16th row: With MC, as 8th row.
17th row: With MC, knit.
18th row: With MC, purl.
19th row: With A, as 3rd row.
20th row: With A, as 4th row.
21st row: With A, knit.
22nd row: With A, purl.
23rd row: With B, as 7th row.
24th row: With B, as 8th row.
25th row: With B, knit.
26th row: With B, purl.
27th row: With C, as 3rd row.
28th row: With C, as 4th row.
29th row: With C, knit.
30th row: With C, purl.
31st row: With D, as 7th row.
32nd row: With D, as 8th row.
33rd row: With D, knit.
34th row: With D, purl.
35th row: With MC, as 3rd row.
36th row: With MC, as 4th row.
37th row: With MC, knit.
38th row: With MC, purl.
39th row: With A, as 7th row.
40th row: With A, as 8th row.
These 40 rows form stripe pat.

Cont in stripe pat for a further 61 rows.
Next row: (WS). With A, purl dec 8 sts evenly across. 105 sts.

With MC, work 3 rows garter st. Cast off knitways. (WS).

Side Edging: With RS of work facing, pick up and knit 55 sts along left side edge. Sew right side edge of first piece to top of second piece. Sew right side edge of second piece to top of first piece.

Drawstring: Cut 2 strands of MC 72 ins [183 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.
Weave drawstring through neck edge having ends meet at center front as illustrated. Sew one tassel to each end of drawstring.

Tassel: Cut a piece of cardboard 3½ ins [9 cm] wide. Wind MC around cardboard 12 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 ¾ inch [2 cm] below fold. Fasten securely. Cut through rem loops and trim ends evenly.