The Seventies - Child's Poncho by Sally Melville

The Seventies - Child's Poncho

Knitting
January 2005
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 19 rows = 4 inches
in two-color pattern using larger needles, after blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
4.0 mm (G)
640 yards (585 m)
One size fits Child 4-10
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Child’s poncho in two-color star pattern with lots of fringe - just like we (parents) wore in the seventies!

Experience:

  • intermediate
  • mid-level stitch pattern
  • mid-level shaping
  • minimal finishing

Measurements:

  • circumference at neck: 15”
  • circumference at hem: 71”
  • length: 20.5”

Yarn:

  • Medium weight, wool or wool blend
  • MC: 460 yds
  • CC: 180 yds

Needles:

  • US 6 / 4 mm, 20” / 50 cm circular needles
  • US 4 / 4.5 mm, 30” / 50 cm circular needles
  • US G / 4 mm hook to attach fringe