A mitered poncho in Chinchilla and Mohair Classic with Glace trim.
One Size Fits Most.
BERROCO MOHAIR CLASSIC (43 grs), 3 balls #B1136 (A).
BERROCO CHINCHILLA (50 grs), 3 balls #5552 Green Essence (B).
BERROCO GLACE (50 grs), 4 hanks #2552 Green Essence (C).
24 length circular knitting needle, size 10-1/2 OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE.
16 length circular knitting needles, sizes 5 and 10-1/2.
Crochet hook, size 5.50 mm (I).
4 St Markers.
3 sts = 1; 19 rows = 4 in Stripe Pat on size 10-1/2 needles.
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.
Use different colored markers to make it easy to tell back and front incs.
This garment is worked in 1 piece from the neck down. Change to longer needles as it becomes necessary.
* With 1 strand each of A and B worked tog, k 2 rounds; with 1 strand of B, k 4 rounds; with 1 strand each of A and B worked tog, k 2 rounds; with 1 strand of A, k 6 rounds. Rep From * for Stripe Pat.
With 16 size 5 circular needle, using C, cast on 96 sts. Join, being careful not to twist sts. Mark for beg of round (center back) and carry marker up. Work in k1, p1 ribbing for 5. Change to 16 size 10-1/2 needle and A and B and, dec 36 sts evenly spaced on next round 60 sts. Work in Stripe Pat, as follows:
Round 1: * K1, place marker, M1k, k29, M1k, place marker, rep from * once more 64 sts. You should have 4 markers on needle, marking center sts at front, and back.
Round 2: Knit.
Round 3: * K1, sl marker, M1k, k to next marker, M1k, sl marker, rep from * once more 68 sts.
Round 4: Knit. Continue to work in this manner, increasing 1 st each side of marked sts every other round until piece measures 24 from end of ribbing to center point at front and back, end on 2nd round of A and B worked tog. Bind off all sts with 1 strand of B.
Fringe: Cut 2 15 long strands of C. Put 2 strands tog and fold in half. With crochet hook, draw center of strands through first st of bound-off edge of poncho, forming a lp. Pull ends of fringe through this lp. In this manner, make fringe in each st around entire bound-off edge of poncho. Trim fringe to even off, if necessary. Steam lightly.
Note: For speedier cutting, wrap yarn multiple times around a piece of cardboard that is the desired finished length of the fringe. Cut the lower edge to free wrapped strands.