The poncho is a large rectangle, knit from the short side, in three textures: triangles in stockinette and reverse stockinette and a seed stitch border create a reversible textured fabric that shows off the semisolid yarn beautifully. Increases and decreases form a collar.
Buttons are placed on two edges of the rectangle, so you can button it up as a poncho or as a cowl. The buttons and buttonholes also give you lots of options for wearing.
The pattern is available as both a written and a fully charted version (in separate files).
Digital knitting pattern (PDF) in English and German
Price: € 6.00
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Yarn: 1 color of worsted weight yarn (semisolid works best)
Yardage: 1020 m / 1117 yards in total
Shown in: Malabrigo Rios Water Green with 1“ ceramic buttons in three colors
Gauge: 18 sts / 26 rows = 10 cm / 4” in stockinette stitch (relaxed after blocking) – although gauge is not critical, it will influence the size of your finished garment!
Size: 162 cm / 63.75“ length, 52 cm / 20.5“ width (tips on how to adjust size are included in the pattern)
Needles: US 7/4.5 mm (or size needed to obtain gauge)
Notions: tapestry needle, 1 stitch marker, 15-16 buttons (about 2-2.5 cm / ¾-1“ diameter)