free knit poncho pattern from Crystal Palace Yarns
Deco-Ribbon Openwork Knit Poncho
Size: One size fits most.
8 - 50 gr balls Deco-Ribbon (here using Color #7237 Blue Jeans) (cost of this poncho will be under $55)
[Note: If you prefer substitute (sl1, k1, psso) instead of SSK.]
Note: Pattern Stitch includes one selvedge stitch on each end. Maintain the first and last st of each row in stockinette throughout the entire pattern.
Make 2 pieces the same:
CO 81 sts. Work in pat st 17 rows. Mark each side with safety pin (this will make it easier to see where to stop sewing during finishing).
Keeping to pat and maintaining one selvedge st at each end in stockinette,
dec 1 st each end every other row 25 times (31 sts) as follows:
Next row (WS):
Place sts on holder back on needle. Beginning again on the WS, reattach yarn and BO 19 sts for the neck. Work rem 6 sts as for the other shoulder (total of 5 rows over these 6 sts). BO.
If desired, to narrow the neckline, work 1 or 2 rounds of sc around neck.
Weave in ends on WS.
Designed and Knit by Barbara Breiter
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