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Learn to Knit an Eclipse Poncho
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Learn to Knit an Eclipse Poncho

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Lion Brand

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lion Brand® Hometown USA® San Antonio Spur, 7 balls or colors of choice
  • Circular knitting needle size 13 (9 mm), 29" (73.5 cm) long
  • Large-eyed blunt needle
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors

 
DIRECTIONS:

  • SIZE
  • About 19" x 52" (48.5 cm x 132 cm), before folding and seaming
  • GAUGE
  • 101?2 sts + 16 rows = about 4" (10 cm) over Rows 1-4 of pattern.
  • BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.
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  • NOTES
  • Poncho is worked in one piece, then seamed.
  • A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of sts. Work back and forth on the circular needle as if working on straight needles.
  • Cast on 50 sts.
  • Row 1 (Right Side): K2, *p1, k2; rep from * to end of row.
  • Row 2: P2, *k1, p2; rep from * to end of row.
  • Row 3: K2, *p4, k2; rep from * to end of row.
  • Row 4: P2, *k4, p2; rep from * to end of row.
  • Rep Rows 1-4 until your piece measures about 52 in. (132 cm) from beginning, end with a Row 4 as the last row you work.
  • Bind off.
  • FINISHING
  • Following diagram, sew cast on edge to side edge of Poncho.
  • Weave in yarn ends.
  • ABBREVIATIONS
  • k = knit
  • p = purl
  • rep = repeat
  • st(s) = stitch(es)
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