This sumptuous poncho is a great cover-up on a crisp fall weekend away.
Knit from the top down in a bulky yarn with a big garter-stitch cowl and
a stockinette-stitch body, it’s easy enough to be a relaxing and quick knit.
The addition of a simple eyelet pattern at the bottom keeps it interesting.
Top of cowl circumference: 32” (81.5 cm).
Neck circumference: 26” (66 cm).
Bottom body circumference: 64” (162.5 cm).
Length, from cowl along center front: 23”
Bulky weight (#6 Super Bulky).
Shown here: Berocco Peruvia Quick (100% wool;
103 yd 94 m/3
oz 100 g): #9152 saddle brown,
Size U.S. 10
(6.5 mm): 24” (60 cm) and 32” (80
cm) circular (cir).
Adjust needle size if necessary to
obtain the correct gauge.
Stitch markers (m); tapestry needle.
12 sts and 17 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in St st.
12 sts and 22 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in garter st.
Poncho begins at cowl neck and is worked in
garter stitch with two decrease rounds to the
neck. The body is then worked in stockinette
stitch, shaped with yarnover increases along the
center front and back and finished with a garter