Camden Hills Poncho by Elizabeth Smith

Camden Hills Poncho

June 2017
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needles
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1095 - 1530 yards (1001 - 1399 m)
Small/Medium, Large/X-Large, and 2X/3X
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Originally published in Berroco’s Portfolio volume 4, Camden Hills Poncho is an easy knit featuring an eyelet stitch pattern along the bottom of the Front and a hi/lo split hemline. Fun to knit and cozy to wear!


Sizes: 1 (2, 3)

To Fit Bust Sizes: 32-40 (42-50, 52-60)”/81-101.5 (106.5-127, 132-152.5) cm

Finished Circumference: 56.5 (61.5, 67)”/143.5 (156, 170) cm

Picking Your Size:
Poncho is meant to be worn with a generous amount of positive ease. Choose a size based on the “To Fit Bust Size” measurement. If you prefer a more sweat- er/vest-like fit (instead of a poncho-like fit), choose a size closer to your actual bust measurement.
Shown in size 1.

18 sts & 26 rnds = 4”/10 cm in St st in the rnd

Yarn: Approx 1090 (1240, 1400) yds of heavy worsted-weight yarn, shown in Ultra Wool by Berroco (100% Superwash Wool; 100g = 219 yds), 5 (6, 7) skeins, shown in Fog #33109.

Needles & Other Supplies:
• US 8/5 mm 32”/80 cm circ needle, or size needed to obtain gauge.
• US 8/5 mm 24”/60 cm circ needle, or size needed to obtain gauge.
• US 7/4.5 mm 24”/60 cm circ needle, or 1 needle size smaller than that used to obtain gauge.
• Stitch markers.
• Scrap yarn or stitch holders.
• TapestryNeedle.

Poncho is knit from the bottom-up, featuring a split hem with longer back. Each front and back hem is worked separately and then joined to work in the round after the split. Body is worked in one piece to the underarms, then each front/back is worked separately to the shoulders. The 3 needle bind-off is used to attach front and back shoulders together.