September 26, 2018
October 13, 2018


Project info
Canola by Linda Marveng
Neck / TorsoPoncho
Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk
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One size
Needles & yarn
US 4 - 3.5 mm
21 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in st st
Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk Tinde pelsullgarn
9 skeins = 2559.1 yards (2340.0 meters), 900 grams

Named after Canola the Irish deity who ruled over music magic is this poncho with sideways cables at the bottom and on the high collar. The upper part is picked up and knitted from the lower cable panel and worked in stockinette stitch with shaping for the shoulders. The short sleeves in rib hold the poncho together. You can wear it with a belt or a shawl pin to gather it at the front or loose, just as you prefer.

Size: One Size

Finished measurements:
Bust: 194 cm/76.5”
Length: 74.5 cm/29.25”
Sleeve length: 32 cm/12.5”

Yarn: Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk, Tinde Pelsull (100% pelt wool, 260 m/284 yds, 100 g). The sample is knitted in Burgundy 2104; 9 skeins;
2158 m/2360 yds.

Alternative Yarns: Berroco, Ultra Alpaca Light (50% alpaca, 50% wool, 50 g, 133 m/144 yds).
Jamieson’s, Double Knitting (100% wool, 25 g, 75 m/82 yds).
Malabrigo, Arroyo, (100% superwash merino, 100 g, 306 m/335 yds).
Or another DK/8 ply yarn.

Needles: 3.5 mm/US 4 circular needle (80 cm/32” and 40 cm/16”).
3.5 mm/US 4 DPNs for sleeves.
Adjust needle size as needed to match gauge

Crochet hook: 3.5 mm/US E/4 (for provisional cast-on).

Notions: Stitch markers (removable), cable needle and yarn needle.

Gauge: 21 sts and 30 rows in st st, after blocking measures 10 cm/4” square.
49-sts Canola cable measures 16.5 cm/6.5” across.

Notes: The body is knitted in four parts with cables on bottom part and stockinette stitch on the upper part. A long circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of stitches. The sleeves are knitted in the round in rib. The collar is knitted separately using a provisional cast-on so that the ends can be grafted together. If you prefer to have the collar loose, pick up and knit stitches around the neck and work an I-cord bind-off.

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by Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk
100% Norwegian
284 yards / 100 grams

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  3. Soft
  • Project created: December 28, 2018
  • Finished: December 28, 2018
  • Updated: September 7, 2021