5 ball 50gm Rare Yarns Rotoiti 10ply
NEEDLES AND TOOLS
6.50mm knitting needles
6.00mm knitting needles
Wool sewing needle
Length at Seam (approx, excluding ruffle) 38cm
13sts by 20 rows over patt, using 6.5mm needles to 10cm cast
PONCHO (MAKE 2 PIECES, BEG AT LOWER EDGE)
Using 6.50mm needles, cast on 101sts. Knit 1 row (WS).
Row 1: RS - K1, * yfwd, K2tog, rep from * to end.
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, K2tog. = Decrease 2 sts.
Row 4: P2tog, purl to last 2 sts, P2tog. = Decrease 2 sts.
Row 5: K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, K2tog. = Decrease 2 sts.
Row 6: Purl.
Rows 1 to 6 incl form patt.
Cont in patt until for 41 sts rem, ending with a 6th row.
Knit 1 row Cast off knitways.
With RS facing and using 6.00mm needles, knit up 101 sts evenly along cast on edge.
Row 1: WS - Knit.
Row 2: Knit into front and back of each st. 202 sts.
Note - If this number of sts does not fit comfortably on pair of needles, we suggest using a circular needle. Work in rows, not rounds.
Knit 4 rows garter st (every row knit).
Row 7: K1, * yfwd, K2tog, rep from * to last st K1.
Row 8: Knit. Cast off.
Work ruffle along cast on edge of other piece.
Do not press. Using a wool sewing needle and back-stitch, join the 2 pieces tog along angled (shaped) edges, noting to carefully match pattern - this forms centre front and back seams.
Sew in all loose ends.