Crystal Palace Yarns
Irish Knit Poncho
Row 6: (Right side) Work seed st over 7 sts; P1, K1, P2; *CABLE: slip next 3 sts to cable needle, hold at back of work, K next st, K3 from cable needle, K1, slip next st to cable needle at front, K next 3 sts, K st from cable needle; * P2: rep cable pattern bet *'s; P2, K1, P36, K1, P2 rep cable pattern bet *'s; P2, rep cable pattern bet *'s; P2, K1, P1; seed st over 7 sts.
Row 7: Seed st over 7 sts; K1, P1, K2, P9, K2, P9, K2, P1; * inc 3 sts in next st by K1, P1, K1 into front/back/front of st (makes 3 sts from 1 st), P3 tog *; rep bet *'s 8 times; P1, K2, P9, K2, P9, K2, P1, K1; seed st to end.
Row 8: Seed st over 7 sts, P1, K1, P2, K9, P2, K9, P2, K1, P36, K1, P2, K9, P2, K9, P2, K1, P1; seed st to end.
Row 9: Seed st over 7 sts; K1, P1, K2, P9, K2, P9, K2, P1 * P3 sts tog. Work 3 sts in next st; rep bet *'s 8 times, P1, K2, P9, K2, P9, K2, P1, K1; seed st to end.
REPEAT rows 6 – 9 to approximate 27" for 5 sts/in gauge piece or 29" for 4.5 sts/in piece from beg, ending with row 6.
Next Row: Work K1-P1 for seed st as at beg, dec 1 st to keep pattern correct at end. Work 4 more rows seed st. Bind off in pattern.
Second Piece: Work in same way.
Knit and designed by Adele Huey McCall
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