This shawl-turned-poncho is a stylish alternative to your traditional triangular shawl. Knit in fingering weight yarn, this asymmetrical poncho is a lighter and more playful version of my pattern Wrapped Up and uses the same construction: You start by knitting a top-down shawl, then close to knit in the round and continue knitting on the bias.

The poncho is knit top-down in five colors and features textures (seed-, garter- and stockinette stitch), stripes, short-row sections, eyelets and slip-stitch colorwork. An i-cord surrounds both edges for a neat finish.

Feel free to follow the color sequence of the pattern – or not. Playing with colors is a lot of fun and you can use as many or as little as you like.



Yarn: 5 Colors Fingering Weight Yarn

Yardage: 644 m / 703 yards in total

  • Color A: 138 m / 151 yards
  • Color B: 139 m / 152 yards
  • Color C: 122 m / 133 yards
  • Color D: 112 m / 122 yards
  • Color E: 133 m / 145 yards

Needle Size: US 6/4.0 mm – or size needed to obtain gauge!

Gauge: 18 sts/30 rows=10cm/4” in garter stitch (relaxed after blocking) – although gauge is not critical in this pattern, it will impact the yardage and measurements of your poncho!

Finished Measurements: 70 cm / 27.5“ circumference at neck opening
80 cm / 31.5” height at long side (center of triangle)
45 cm / 17.75” height at short side

Shown in: Holst Garn Supersoft 100% ULD in Topaz (A), Silver Gray (B), Aquamarine (C), Geranium (D) and Kingfisher (E)

Language: English & German


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