Leafy Baby Poncho by Kathleen Sperling

Leafy Baby Poncho

February 2008
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches = 4 inches
in stocking stitch on 2.75mm needles
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
390 yards (357 m)
3 months, 6 months, 12 months, 18 months
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This pattern is available from wipinsanity.blogspot.com for $4.99.

Something new to do with sock yarn!

This is a fairly easy project - beginners having experience with or a willingness to try decreases and yarn-overs will be able to complete this pattern.

4mm needle is for the cast-on only.

Other buying options:
* Etsy

Size information

  • 3 months: 9” down each arm
  • 6 months: 10” down each arm
  • 12 months: 11” down each arm
  • 18 months: 12.75” down each arm

Yarn requirements

One ball

Other materials needed

Three stitch markers, one noticeably different from the others

2009-08-29: New version of PDF uploaded; most changes are purely cosmetic, but one part of the instructions has changed: pattern now tells you to switch to the 2.75mm needle after doing the cast-on. My apologies for not stating this overtly in the original version.