Girl hoodid poncho knitting pattern

Girl's poncho knitting pattern

Poncho knitting patternYARN

12, 14, 16, 18 balls 50gm Loyal Aran 10ply in shade #963

NEEDLES AND TOOLS

4.50mm knitting needles

Stitch markers

MEASUREMENTS

Size: 8, 10, 12, 14 years

To fit chest: 71, 76, 81, 86cm

Finished fit: 68, 72, 76, 80cm

Garment length: 50, 54, 59, 64cm

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS

skp - slip 1 stitch, knit 1 stitch, pass the slipped stitch over.

TENSION

20 sts by 26 rows over Stst on 4.50mm needles to 10cm

WORKING PATTERN

BACK

**With 4.50mm needles, cast on 134 (142, 150, 158) sts.

Row 1: RS - K2; *p2, k2; rep from * to end.

Row 2: WS - P2; *k2, p2; rep from * to end.

Row 3: RS - P2; *k2, p2; rep from * to end.

Row 4: WS - K2; *p2, k2; rep from * to end.

Rep these 4 rows 3 times more.

Beg Main Body

Row 1: RS - K2; (p2, k2) twice, place marker; k to last 10 sts, place marker; (k2, p2) twice, k2.

Row 2: WS - P2; (k2, p2) twice; p to last 10 sts; (p2, k2) twice, p2.

Row 3: RS - P2; (k2, p2) twice; k to last 10 sts; (p2, k2) twice, p2.

Row 4: WS - K2; (p2, k2) twice; p to last 10 sts; (k2, p2) twice, k2. **

Rep these last 4 rows until piece measures 47 (51, 56, 61) cm from beg, end with a WS row.

Cast off 13 (13, 14, 15) sts beg next 4 rows, then 13 (14, 14, 15) sts beg next 2 rows, then 12 (14, 15, 16) sts beg next 2 rows. 32 (34, 36, 36) sts. Place marker each end to denote end of shoulder seam.

Cast off loosely rem sts.

FRONT

Work as for Back from ** to **.

Rep these last 4 rows until piece measures 40 (44, 49, 54) cm from beg, end with a WS row.

Mark centre 16 (18, 20, 20) sts of last row.

Shape Neck

Next Row: RS - Work 59 (62, 65, 69) sts; rejoin new ball of yarn and cast off next 16 (18, 20, 20) sts, work to end of row.

Complete both fronts at same time, keeping the 10 edge sts each side correct, dec 1 st at each neck edge next 8 rows. 51 (54, 57, 61) sts (each front).

Keeping the 10 edge sts correct, work straight over both halves until piece measures 47 (51, 56, 61) cm from beg, end with a WS row.

Next Row: RS - Left Front: Cast off 13 (13, 14, 15) sts, k to end. Right Front: K to last 10 sts, patt 10.

Next Row: WS - Right Front: Cast off 13 (13, 14, 15) sts, p to end. Left Front: P.

Next Row: RS - Left Front: Cast off 13 (13, 14, 15) sts, k to end. Right Front: K.

Next Row: WS - Right Front: Cast off 13 (13, 14, 15) sts, p to end. Left Front: P.

Next Row: RS - Left Front: Cast off 13 (14, 14, 15) sts, k to end. Right Front: K.

Next Row: WS - Right Front: Cast off 13 (14, 14, 15) sts, p to end. Left Front: P.

Next Row: RS - Left Front: Cast off rem 12 (14, 15, 16) sts. Right Front: K.

Next Row: WS - Right Front: Cast off rem 12 (14, 15, 16) sts.

MAKING UP

Join shoulders to markers.

HOOD

With 4.50mm needles, cast on 138 (142, 146, 150) sts.

Row 1: RS - K2; *p2, k2; rep from * to end.

Row 2: WS - P2; *k2, p2; rep from * to end.

Row 3: RS - P2; *k2, p2; rep from * to end.

Row 4: WS - K2; *p2, k2; rep from * to end.

Rep these 4 rows twice more.

Cont in Stst and dec 1 st each end every 4th row 10 (11, 11, 12) times. 118 (120, 124, 126) sts.

Stst straight until piece measures 28 (29, 31, 33) cm from beg (take meas at centre of work), end with a WS row. Place marker each end to denote centre back.

Cast off 10 sts beg next 10 rows, then cast off 9 (10, 12, 13) sts beg next 2 rows.

Fold cast-off edge in half, ensure markers meet at end, join this section for centre back hood.

Mark centre back and centre front.

With centre back of hood and centre back marker meeting pin hood sides evenly along neck edge to meet at centre front marker.

Sew in place.

Place marker for beg of side seam on back and front 13 (14, 15, 15) cm up from cast on edge and to denote end of side seam 17 (17, 18, 19) cm down from shoulder seam.

Join rem length between markers for side seams.

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