Lacy poncho knitting pattern free

Lacy poncho knitting pattern

Poncho knitting patternMATERIALS

Yarn4 (5:6) x 50g balls of Rowan Kid Classic in Grasshopper (shade 886)

Needles4.5mm (UK 7, US 7) and 5mm (UK 6, US 8) knitting needles

YARN DETAIL

Rowan Kid Classic

Aran weight

70% lambswool, 22% kid mohair, 8% polyamide

50g/140m (153yds)

TENSION

19 sts and 25 rows over st st using 5mm needles to make a 10cm or 4in square

SPECIAL ABBREVIATION

Where it says 'Patt 5 as set', work 1 g st, then 4 sts in 1 x 1 rib

BACK

Using 4.5mm needles cast on 97 (111:127) sts.

Row 1 (RS): K2, *p1, k1, rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.

Row 2 (WS): K1, *p1, k1, rep from * to end. These 2 rows set k1, p1 rib with g st edging.

Work 4 rows more as set and dec 1 (0:1) st at centre of last row. 96 (111:126) sts

Change to 5mm needles.

Row 1 (RS): Patt 5 as set, knit to last 5 sts, patt 5 as set

Row 2 (WS): Patt 5, purl to last 5 sts, patt 5.

Rows 3 and 4: As rows 1 and 2.

Row 5: Patt 5, k2, yfwd, sl1, k2tog, psso, yfwd, k3, *(yfwd, sl1, k1, psso) 5 times, k5; rep from * to last 23 sts, (yfwd, sl1, k1, psso) 5 times, k3, yfwd, sl1, k2tog, psso, yfwd, k2, patt 5.

Row 6: Patt 5, purl to last 5 sts, patt 5.

Row 7: Patt 5, k8, *(k2tog, yfwd) 5 times, k5, rep from * to last 23 sts, (k2tog, yfwd) 5 times, k8, patt 5.

Row 8: Patt 5, purl to last 5 sts, patt 5.

Rows 9 to 16: As rows 5 to 8 twice more.

Row 17: Patt 5, k2, yfwd, sl1, k2tog, psso, yfwd, knit to last 10 sts, yfwd, sl1, k2tog, psso, yfwd, k2, patt 5.

Row 18: Patt 5, purl to last 5 sts, patt 5.

Row 19: Patt 5, knit to last 5 sts, patt 5.

Row 20: Patt 5, purl to last 5 sts, patt 5.

Rows 5 to 20 set pattern. **

Cont in patt as set until work meas 41 (43:45)cm, 16 (17:17 3/4)in, ending with RS facing for the next row.

Shape shoulders

Cast off 6 (7:8) sts at beg of next 10 (8:6) rows, then cast off 0 (8:9) sts at beg of next 0 (2:4) rows. 36 (39:42) sts

Leave these sts on a holder.

FRONT

Work as given for back to **.

Cont in patt as set until work meas 37 (39:41) cm, 14 1/2 (15 1/4:16) in, ending with RS facing for next row.

Shape front neck

Next row (RS): Patt 36 (42:48), turn and leave rem sts on a holder.

Cont on these sts only for first side of neck. Dec 1 st at neck edge of next 6 rows. 30 (36:42) sts

Work three rows without shaping, ending with RS facing for next row.

Front should now match back to start of shoulder shaping.

Shape shoulder

Cast off 6 (7:8) sts at beg of next and 3 (3:2) foll RS rows, then cast off 0 (0:9) sts at beg of next RS row. 6 (8:9) sts

Work 1 row. Cast off rem sts.

With RS facing, working on rem sts, leave 24 (27:30) sts on a holder for front neck, rejoin yarn to rem sts and patt to end.

Complete to match first side of neck, reversing all shapings.

MAKING UP

Join right shoulder seam.

Neckband

With RS facing, using 4.5mm needles pick up and knit 18 sts down left side of neck, 24 (27:30) sts from holder at front neck, 19 sts up right side of neck and 36 (39:42) sts from back neck holder. 97 (103:109) sts

Row 1 (WS): K1, * p1, k1, rep from * to end.

Row 2 (RS): * P1, k1, rep from * to last st, p1.

These 2 rows set rib.

Work 7cm (2 3/4in) in rib as set.

Change to 5mm needles and cont in rib until work meas 15cm (6in). Cast off.

Join left shoulder and neckband seam, reversing seam for last half of neckband to form turnback.

Meazurements

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