Big Temptation Poncho by Tatsiana Matsiuk

Big Temptation Poncho

March 2016
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1300 - 1500 yards (1189 - 1372 m)
S–M and L-XXL
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Temptation poncho is stylish and super cosy garment for your wardrobe. It is designed to keep you away from wind and cold.
It is quick and fancy project for those who love cables. Thick yarn and large size of knitting needles make this project quick and easy to knit.
The poncho is knitted bottom up as four parts and collar is knitted in the round before all parts are sewn together.
The knitting pattern is easy to follow and suitable for intermediate knitters. It has 13 pages of row-by-row instructions, cable charts and photo tutorial for short row technique.
The pattern is written for two sizes: S–M and L-XXL.


  • Chest (actual measurements for poncho): 100 (110) cm / 39½ (43½) inches
  • Length to shoulder: 58 (61) cm / 23 (24) inches

Required Skills: Cast on, knit, purl, basic increasing and decreasing, cables, short rows technique (step by step process given in the pattern), knitting in the round.

17 stitches and 25 rows = 4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch using needle size 9 (5.5 mm).


  • 8 (9) x 100g wool yarn
  • Knitting needles size 9(5.5 mm)
  • Circular needle size 9 (5.5 mm)x40 cm
  • Circular needle size 8 (5.0 mm)x40 cm
  • Circular needle size 7 (4.5 mm)x40 cm
  • 14 x stitch markers
  • 4 x stitch holders
  • Knitters needle or crochet hook


Children version of the Temptation poncho is also available: