Lacy Waves Poncho
Design by Sue Childress
This day-to-evening style is ready to warm your shoulders when the air is chilly.
Woman’s small (medium, large) Instructions are given for smallest size, with larger sizes in parentheses. When only 1 number is given, it applies to all sizes.
Circumference: Approx 60 (78, 90) inches at lower edge
- Worsted weight cotton yarn* (182 yds/100g per skein): 2 (3, 4)
skeins baby pink #310
- Size 11 (8mm) 16- and 29-inch circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge
- Size K/10 1/2/6.5mm crochet hook
*Sample project was completed with King Tut (100 percent mercerized cotton) from KFI.
12 sts = 4 inches/10cm in pat
Exact gauge is not critical to this project.
Inc (increase): Knit into front and back of same st.
Change to longer circular needle as needed.
With 16-inch circular needle, cast on 80 (104, 120) sts, place odd color marker for beg, join without twisting.
Rnds 1 and 2: *K1, p1; rep from * around.
Rnd 3: *K8, place marker; rep from * around.
Rnd 4: Knit around.
Rnd 5: *Inc in first st, knit to 1 st before marker, inc in last st; rep from * around. (100, 130, 150 sts)
Rnd 6: Knit around.
Rnds 7–14: [Rep Rnds 5 and 6] 4 times.
Note: 18 sts between each pair of markers at end of Rnd 14. (180, 234, 270 sts)
Rnds 15 and 16: Knit around.
Rnd 17: *[K2tog] 3 times, [yo, k1] 6 times, [k2tog] 3 times; rep from * around.
Rnd 18: Knit
[Rep Rnds 15–18] 8 (10, 12) times or until poncho is desired length.
Next 4 rnds: Purl around.
Bind off all sts knitwise.
Note: If you are not familiar with
crochet sts see the Stitch Guide at Crochet-World.com.
Rnd 1: With crochet hook and RS facing, sc in each st around edge, join with sl st in first sc, ch 1.
Rnds 2 and 3: Sc in each sc around, join with sl st in first sc, ch 1.
Rnd 4: Sc in each sc around, join with
sl st in first sc, fasten off.
Copyright © May 2006 Creative Knitting. All rights reserved.