Ballerina by Julie Knits in Paris


June 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
1137 - 1203 yards (1040 - 1100 m)
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The Ballet Collection is available as individual patterns or as an e-book on Ravelry.

Ballerina is a featherweight, slightly oversized poncho in delicately transparent merino and mohair brioche. It has a round low-cut neckline to accentuate your neck and collar bones, and its folds will gently brush your arms as you walk, making you feel as glamourous as a ballet dancer.

MC : 550m / 600yds of La Bien Aimee Merino Singles 100% merino 366m/100g (colourway : Happy Accident, close to the regular Romance colourway)
CC : 490 m / 535 yds of La Bien Aimee Mohair Silk 70%mohair 30% silk 500m/50g (colourway : Direwolf)

Needles and notions
4 mm/US6 circular needles or needles required to obtain gauge
3mm/US3 circular needles or needles 1mm smaller than main needles
Cable needle or locking stitch marker
Tapestry needle, markers

18 sts and 20 rows = 10cm/4in in plain two-colour brioche after blocking

Finished measurements after blocking
52 cm /20,5in from neckline to bottom edge
neckline : 60 cm/23,5in circumference
bottom edge : 180 cm/71in circumference
lace panel : 14 cm/5,5in high

One size fits all, for real ! (see pictures !)
The pattern includes instructions to adapt the poncho to petite knitters.