Gooseberry poncho by Pernille Larsen

Gooseberry poncho

February 2017
Knitting for Olive Heavy Merino
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
1640 - 3828 yards (1500 - 3500 m)
Sizes: 2 (4, 6, 8, 10-12) years
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The Gooseberry poncho is knitted from the bottom up.
The leaf edging is knitted first with some of the berries, subsequently you will pick up and knit sts along the edging and then knit short rows to shape the front piece and the back piece of the poncho, while at the same time knitting more berries.
The poncho is made with arm holes.
The poncho is finished with a turtleneck collar in rib.

Yarn: 1 strand of Knitting for Olive’s Heavy Merino (yardage approx. 225 m / 100 g) and 1 strand of Knitting for Olive’s Merino, Cotton meets Merino, Merino lots of Cashmere or Cotton hint of Cashmere (approx. 500 m / 100 g)