Chamerion by Christina Danaee


May 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette, blocked
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
1000 - 1200 yards (914 - 1097 m)
one size
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The Chamerion poncho is a three-color poncho using a Linen stitch pattern to join each new color. It has a relaxed fit and a curved hi-lo hem. Chamerion is the scientific name for Fireweed, a wildflower found throughout the Appalachian region which grows in a natural ombré. Knit with Magpie Fibers Solstice yarn base it is soft with slight sheen and fabulous drape. All yarns are hand-dyed by Dami Hunter and Tracey Lambert in their small studio. With a focus on luxurious fibers, your fingers will be left itching for more!

One size
Circumference at Shoulders 40”-101.5cm
Length at Back 27.5”-70cm

Magpie Fibers Solstice
25% Domestic Merino, 25% Domestic Cotton, 25% Silk
300 yards / 100 grams
3 skeins Tenderness (MC)
1 skein Mesa (CC1)
1 skein Desert Rose (CC2)

US 6-4.0mm circular needle 32” or longer
US 9-5.5mm needle (for bind-off)
US 6-4.0mm DPNS
Stitch markers
Waste yarn of similar weight for provisional cast on
Tapestry Needle (for weaving in ends)

18sts x 28 rows = 4” in Stockinette, using US 6 needle, blocked.

Special Techniques:
Provisional cast on.
Knitting in the round.
Linen stitch.
I-cord bind-off.
Short rows.