Cambridge Poncho by Andrea Babb
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Cambridge Poncho

March 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in charted patt
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1885 - 4205 yards (1724 - 3845 m)
49.5 (60.75, 72.25, 83.75)" bust circumference

The hem of this poncho is worked flat in two pieces, then the pieces are joined and the rest of the body is worked in the round to the underarm. The work is divided at the underarm and the front and back are worked back and forth to the shoulders, with the fronts worked separately after the neck is shaped. The fronts and back are rejoined, then work continues back and forth in one piece from the center neck as the shoulders are shaped.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 49.5 (60.75, 72.25, 83.75)“ bust circumference. Poncho shown measures 49.5”; modeled with 14.5” of positive ease.

Yarn The Fibre Co. Acadia (60% wool, 20% alpaca, 20% silk): moraine, 13 (16, 24, 29) skeins. Yarn distributed by Kelbourne Woolens.

Needles Size 8 (5 mm): 32” (or longer) circular and set of double-pointed. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; stitch holders; cable needle; tapestry needle.

Gauge 28 sts and 28 rows = 4” in charted patt.