Octavia Cable Poncho by Grace Rose
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Octavia Cable Poncho

June 2017
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
650 - 670 yards (594 - 613 m)
one size fits many
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Octavia’s big and puffy cables create lots of tiny air pockets to produce a warm poncho which is a perfect layer for chilly days. The feminine neckline and simplistic bottom edge add to the curvaceous and beautiful design. This poncho is knit using bulky yarn so it is a quick knit. It is easy to adjust the length and notes are provided for doing so. The stitches used are perfect for a beginner. Stitches change frequently enough that intermediate and advanced knitters will be able to knit this very quickly without tedium.

Using my original A-line cable poncho pattern, I made modifications for a different neckline, cable development, poncho shape and garment length. This pattern quickly increases the stitch count at the beginning and then maintains the stitch count to create a lovely and roomy poncho.

U.S. Size 10.5 16-inch, 24-inch, and 36-inch circular needles
16 stitch markers, one of a different color for end of rnd
Cable needle or dpn to use to create cables
Approximately 670 yards of #5 bulky weight yarn
Shown in Cascade Ecological Yarn in Sapphire

Gauge: 14 stitches x 16 rows = 4 inches in stockinette

Measurements after Blocking
Neck: 20- inch circumference
Bust/Chest: 48-inch circumference
Length: 17 inches