Ponchetta by Diane Conroy

Ponchetta

Knitting
September 2016
yarn held together
DK
+ Fingering
= ?
19 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in Feather and Fan (Gauge is for the small.)
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
7.5 mm
300 - 400 yards (274 - 366 m)
Small, Medium and Large. (See notes.)
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A quick, cute little poncho. Open at the sides and held partially closed by seaming the underarms and buttons added to the overlapping edges.

Sizes:
Small 1 to 2 years of age (Approx. 24”/61cm chest.)
Medium 2 to 3 years of age. (Approx. 27”/68.5cm chest.)

Gauge:
Small: Fingering held double or worsted wt. = 19 stitches x 16 rows = 4”/10 cm knit on 6.5mm/10 1/2 US. (After blocking.)
Medium: DK doubled or aran wt. = 17 stitches and 14 rows = 4 inches/10cm knit on 8mm/11 US. (After blocking)
Materials:
Small: 250 to 300 yards worsted wt. yarn. (I used a fingering weight yarn, held double. 500 yards used.)
6.5mm/10 1/2 US needles for the small size.
Medium: 300 to 350 yards Aran weight yarn. (I use 580 yards of DK, held double for the above Ponchetta.)
7.5 - 8mm/11 US for DK wt.
Darning needle and 2 cute buttons

Be kind to your printer and the planet. Full charted instructions are on pages 2 and 3. Written instructions are on page 4 and 5. Abbreviations, more pics and options for one more size using bulky wool, 3 to 4 year old’s, are on page 6.