Adirondack Poncho by Leedra Scott

Adirondack Poncho

December 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
9 stitches and 12 rows = 2 inches
in Stockinette in the round
US 9 - 5.5 mm
550 - 700 yards (503 - 640 m)
Any combination of Short or Long with Small or Large Neck Opening
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As always in my pattern designs, I hope to introduce the knitter to a new technique with instructions clear enough for the person using the technique for the first time. This time that technique is the slipped stitch sections of the poncho. There are no charts, as there is no lace in this pattern.

The poncho is knit from the bottom up and has 3 sections consisting of 2 different slipped stitch designs. After the slipped stitch designs are complete the poncho is shaped with decreases as you knit toward the neck.

Finished measurements are determined by which style you knit.

This design was inspired by the magnificent fibers from Adirondack Yarns in Lake Placid, New York. Their Spirited Fibers Worsted Weight yarn was the highlighted yarn in this pattern.

Worsted Weight Yarn:
Short / Small Neck Opening – Neck Measurement 20”
275 yards of each color

Short / Large Neck Opening – Neck Measurement 32”
250 yards of each color

Long / Small Neck Opening – Neck Measurement 20”
Color A 350 yards
Color B 300 yards

Long / Large Neck Opening – Neck Measurement 32”
Color A 300 yards
Color B 275 yards

Needles Used:
• US 9 (5.5mm) circular 32” (80cm)
• If knitting small neck opening version you will also need a
US 9 (5.5mm) circular 24” (60cm)

• (13) Stitch markers
• Darning needle

• 2 inches = Approximately 9 stitches and 12 rows
Producing the desired fabric is more important than obtaining
an exact gauge. Adjust yardage accordingly.

Techniques Used:
• Knit in the round
• Basic stitches used are knit, purl, k2tog, ssk, knit through the back loop
• Slipping stitches

Additional Pattern Details:
• Detailed row by row written instructions in a professionally designed layout
• Easy-to-read font
• File size: 546 KB
• 4 pages, full color
• Tested and edited

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