Fair Isle and Flowers Poncho

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Fair Isle and Flowers Poncho

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This simple poncho incorporates a beautiful fair isle accent. Shown in Bernat Satin.

Sizes

Extra-Small/Medium
28 - 38 ins [71-96.5 cm]
Large-2 Extra-Large
40 - 50 ins [101.5-127 cm]
3 Extra-Large/5 Extra-Large
52 - 62 ins [132-157.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $17.15

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Extra-Small/Medium
  • Large-2 Extra-Large
  • 3 Extra-Large/5 Extra-Large
To fit bust measurement
28 - 38 ins [71-96.5 cm]

Step 2:

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

Main Color (MC)

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Contrast A

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Contrast B

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Contrast C

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Contrast D

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Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 32"

Size 8/5mm
$6.50

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 8/5mm
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Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

Size 8/5mm
$4.00

Aluminum Stitch Holder

4-3/4" 1/Pkg
$2.70

Materials not included in this kit:

1 safety pin for each flower.

The materials for this project cost $17.15

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Beg = beginning

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

P2sso = Pass 2 slipped stitches over

P2togtbl = purl 2 stitches together through back loops

pat = pattern

psso = pass slipped stitch over

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

RS = right side

Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.

Sl1P = Slip next stitch purlwise.

Sl2 = Slip next 2 stitches together knitwise.

sp(s) = space(s)

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

WS = wrong side

yfwd = yarn forward (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit bust measurement
Extra-Small/Medium 28 - 38 ins [71-96.5 cm]
Large-2 Extra-Large 40 - 50 ins [101.5-127 cm]
3 Extra-Large/5 Extra-Large 52 - 62 ins [132-157.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Poncho
Bernat Satin
SizesExtra-Small/MediumLarge-2 Extra-Large3 Extra-Large/5 Extra-Large 
Main Color (MC)
()
567
Contrast A
()
111
Contrast B
()
111
Contrast C
()
111
Contrast D
()
111
Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) circular knitting needle 32 ins [80 cm] long. Pair of size 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles. Set of four size 5 mm (U.S. 8) double pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. 2 stitch holders. 1 safety pin for each flower.

GAUGE

18 sts and 24 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Note: When working from chart carry yarn not in use loosely across WS of work but never over more than 5 sts. When it must pass over more than 5 sts, weave it over and under color in use on next st or at center point of sts it passes over. The colors are never twisted around one another.
Poncho(make 2 pieces alike)
With circular needle and MC, cast on 173 (193-213) sts. Do not join.
Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows:
1st row:(RS). K1. *K1. yfwd. K3. Sl2. K1. p2sso. K3. yfwd. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.
2nd row:Purl.
Rep last 2 rows twice more, then 1st row once.
Next row:(WS). K13 (11-6). K2tog. *K22 (12-9). K2tog. Rep from * to last 14 (12-7) sts. K14 (12-7). 166 (180-194) sts.
Next 2 rows:Knit.
Proceed in stocking st as follows:
Next row:(RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Work 3 rows even.
Rep last 4 rows to 152 (168-174) sts.
Next row:Purl.
Rep last 2 rows to 98 sts. Change to straight needles when necessary.
Work Chart to end of chart, reading RS rows from right to left and WS rows from left to right, noting 12 st rep will be worked 7 times and AT SAME TIME, dec 1 st each end of needle as before on next and every following alt row 5 times. 86 sts.
Next row:(RS). With MC, K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Next row:Purl.
Rep last 2 rows to 76 sts.
1st row:(RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2. 74 sts.
2nd row:P2. P2togtbl. Purl to last 4 sts. P2tog. P2. 72 sts.
3rd row:(Eyelet row). K2. K2tog. *K2tog. yfwd. Rep from * to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2. 70 sts.
4th row:P2. P2togtbl. Purl to last 4 sts. P2tog. P2. 68 sts.
5th row:K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2. 66 sts.
Place rem sts on a stitch holder.
Finishing
Pin garment to measurements and cover with damp cloth, leaving cloth to dry.
Sew center front and back seams, matching Fair Isle pattern.
Collar
With RS of work facing and circular needle, (K66 across one piece, dec 6 sts evenly across) twice. 120 sts.
Next rnd:*K1. P1. Rep from * to end of rnd.
Rep last rnd until Collar from pick up row measures 1 inch [2.5 cm]. Cast off in pat.
Small Flower Pin
With set of double pointed needles and B, cast on 48 sts. Divide sts evenly on 3 needles. Join in rnd, placing marker on first st for beg of rnd.
1st rnd:(RS). Purl.
2nd rnd:*Sl1P. K7. Rep from * around. Break B.
3rd and 4th rnds:With D, as 2nd rnd.
5th rnd:*Sl1P. Sl1. K1. psso. K3. K2tog. Rep from * around. 36 sts.
6th rnd:*Sl1P. K5. Rep from * around. Break D.
7th rnd:With C, *Sl1P. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. K2tog. Rep from * around. 24 sts.
8th rnd:*K4. Slip 3rd and 2nd sts over 4th st. Rep from * around. 12 sts. Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts and draw up tightly. Fasten securely.
Large Flower Pin
With set of double pointed needles and D, cast on 54 sts. Divide sts evenly on 3 needles. Join in rnd, placing marker on first st for beg of rnd.
1st and 2nd rnds:Purl.
3rd rnd:*Sl1P. K8. Rep from * to around. Break D.
4th to 6th rnds:With MC, purl.
7th rnd:*Sl1P. Sl1. K1. psso. K4. K2tog. Rep from * around. 42 sts.
8th rnd:*Sl1P. K6. Rep from * around. Break MC.
9th rnd:With A, *Sl1P. Sl1. K1. psso. K2. K2tog. Rep from * around. 30 sts.
10th rnd:*K5. Slip 4th, 3rd and 2nd sts over 5th st. Rep from * around. 12 sts.
Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts and draw up tightly. Fasten securely.
Finishing
Sew safety pin to back of each Flower.
Pin flowers to Poncho as shown in picture.