Skill Level – 1 Beginning Knitters
450 yds (5 Skeins) Recycled Silk
450 yds Springy Capelli (or Kid Mohair)
Bumble Bee 100 yds
Cotton Ribbon 100 yds
Lurex Ribbon 75 yds
Instructions are for One Size
Finished Size of Each Rectangle: 29″ x 17″ without fringe
* Be sure gauge is correct or you might run out of yarn
US #13 Needles to give proper gauge
* Gauge: 9 sts = 4″ / 13 rows = 4″ 9
Poncho: US #13 Needles – to give correct gauge *Gauge: Stockinette Stitch 9 sts = 4″ (10cm)
Note: It is important to knit to gauge or you will run out of yarn.
Knitting Instructions: Rectangle #1- CO 65 stitches. Work in stockinette stitch (K1 row, P 1 row), changing embellishment yarn randomly as desired. Knit approximately 50 rows, or until 17″. BO.
Repeat to make rectangle #2.
Finishing: Sew or Crochet to attach end of rectangle #1 to first 17″ of CO edge of rectangle #2. Attach end of rectangle #2 to last 17″edge of rectangle #1.
Fringe: Measure and Cut Fringe: Cut 16″ strands of all novelty yarns and Recycled Silk.
Attach Fringe: Knot fringe every 1.5″ on all lower edges of poncho