Getaway Poncho by Melissa LaBarre
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Getaway Poncho

Knitting
July 2016
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 17 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
824 yards (753 m)
one (adult)
This pattern is available for free

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.
Finished Size
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”
(58.5 cm).
Yarn
Bulky weight (#6 Super Bulky).
Shown here: Berocco Peruvia Quick (100% wool;
103 yd 94 m/3
1/2
oz 100 g): #9152 saddle brown,
8 skeins.
Needles
Size U.S. 10
1/2
(6.5 mm): 24” (60 cm) and 32” (80
cm) circular (cir).
Adjust needle size if necessary to
obtain the correct gauge.
Notions
Stitch markers (m); tapestry needle.
Gauges
12 sts and 17 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in St st.
12 sts and 22 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in garter st.
Notes
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
eyelet trim.