Boardwalk Stroll by Jennifer Shiels Toland

Boardwalk Stroll

October 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
27 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in 5 x 1 Twisted rib pattern
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1168 - 1513 yards (1068 - 1383 m)
3 Sizes: Small (Medium, Large)
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Boardwalk Stroll poncho

Fancy a stroll down a boardwalk? Check out this little MOVIE about the design

Want something you can throw over anything and have instant layering without the fuss? Then this great little poncho is for you!

Inspired by the many boardwalks I have strolled along, in summer and winter, whilst I lived in the United States. The simple repetitive lines of the wooden planks heading off at various angles, have always given me a sense of calmness and ease.

It is knit from the top down seamlessly in the round. It begins with an eyelet mesh cowl that drapes over the top of the poncho. A wide twisted rib, echoing the wide wooden boardwalk planks, then graduates out from the center on the front and back of the poncho. The poncho ends with a contrast colour mesh edging symbolising the sea on a stormy day giving you a seascape poncho - the calm with a bit of storm!

3 sizes: Small (Medium, Large)

Finished Cowl Circumference:
59 (68, 77) cm / 23 (27, 30.5)”
To fit bust:
81 - 91 (97 – 107, 112 – 122) cm /
32 – 36 (38 – 42, 46 – 48)”
Measurements taken with relaxed fabric after blocking.
Schematic with full measurements is included.
Sample shown in Medium Size.

Eden Cottage Yarns, Titus 4ply 100g (400m/ 436yds; Fingering weight; 75% Merino wool, 25% silk).
Sample shown in MC: Campanula & CC: Tide

Small size: 3 skeins MC; 1 skein CC
MC: 240g (8.5 oz) – 960m (1,050 yds)
CC: 27g (1 oz) – 108m (118 yds)

Medium size: 3 skeins MC; 1 skein CC
MC: 275g (9.7 oz) – 1,100m (1,203 yds)
CC: 31g (1.1 oz) – 124m (136 yds)

Large size: 4 skeins MC; 1 skein CC
MC: 311g (11 oz) – 1,244m (1,360 yds)
CC: 35g (1.3 oz) – 140m (153 yds)

Note this poncho is perfect for Indie 4ply yarns as shown in
Eve Chambers yarn by WanerBrowne, and in Dublin Dye by HannahRoseYarns. Please refer to individual project pages for more specific details.

3.5mm/US 4 and Size 3.75/US 5 Double pointed needles or equivalent circular needle, for your preferred method of knitting in the round. Adjust needle size to match gauge, noting that the larger of the two needles should be 0.25mm / 1 US needle size larger than the smaller when the gauge is met.
Stitch markers (5 total; 1 unique)
Tapestry/Darning needle
Waste yarn

5 x 1 Twisted Rib (Main Body) on Larger needle, worked in the round
27 sts x 31 rows = 10cm x 10cm (4”x 4”)