Charming Chestnut Poncho
Satisfy your need to complete a large-scale project with the Charming Chestnut Poncho. This knit poncho pattern is an effortlessly elegant garment as well as the perfect knit to gracefully transition into fall weather. Wear it as top and give yourself an air of sophistication and mystery. Or, wear it as a jacket for an additional layer of warmth. Perfect for teens and adults, the Charming Chestnut Poncho is a gorgeous garment you'll love being able to say you made.
Knitting Needle Size7 or 4.5 mm
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
- Patons Classic Wool Tweeds (100 g/3.5 oz;192 m/210 yds) - 7 balls
- Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension
20 sts and 26 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.
Approx 33 ins [84 cm] long, excluding collar. 50 ins [127 cm] wide at bottom. 21 ins [53.5 cm] wide at top.
K = knit
rem = remain(ing)
Sl1P = Slip next stitch purlwise.
st(s) = stitch(es)
Note: Pieces are worked side to side with short turn row shaping. Make 2 pieces alike. Cast on 165 sts.
**1st row: (RS). Knit.
2nd row: K65. Purl to last 5 sts. K5.
3rd row: K130. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
4th row: Sl1P. Purl to last 5 sts. K5.
5th row: K105. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
6th row: As 4th row.
7th row: K80. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
8th row: As 4th row.
Rep 1st to 6th rows 4 times more.**
Rep from ** to ** 9 times more, then rep 1st and 2nd rows. Cast off.
Sew side seams.
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