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September 2016

Filati-Journal No. 52, Modell 41

PONCHO • Colmo
Size 36 - 44

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150 g of Lana Grossa „Colmo” (55% Merino wool, 25% baby alpaca, 20% superkid mohair; 120 m/50 g) in Natural (col 1), 100 g each in Dark Grey (col 3), Antique Pink (col 5) and Grey-Brown (col 6) and 50g in Light Grey (col 2). Size 5.5 mm needles; size 6 mm crochet hook.

Rib pattern:
K1, p1.

K on RS, p on WS [selvage sts are also worked in stockinette].

17.5 sts and 25.5 rows = 10 x 10 cm in stockinette on size 5.5 mm needles.

Poncho is worked side to side. Arrow on schematic shows direction of work. With size 5.5 mm needles and Antique Pink, cast on 97 sts. Beginning with a WS row and working first st after selvage st as p1, work in rib pat for 3 cm, ending with a WS row. Next, work in stockinette and work stripes as foll: 2 rows Antique Pink, 8 rows Grey- Brown, 2 rows each Natural, Antique Pink, Light Grey, 8 rows Dark Grey, 16 rows Natural, 2 rows Antique Pink, 14 rows Grey-Brown, 8 rows Dark Grey, 8 rows Antique Pink, 8 rows Natural, 2 rows each Grey-Brown, Antique Pink, Light Grey, 20 rows Natural, 8 rows Dark Grey, 18 rows Grey-Brown, 8 rows Antique Pink, 8 rows Natural, 10 rows Light Grey = 158 rows and poncho measures approx. 65 cm from cast-on. Next, work another 158 rows in stockinette, reversing stripe sequence. With Antique Pink work 3 cm in rib pat, then bind off all sts in rib.

Pin poncho to measurements and block. Fold poncho according to schematic [right side edge is on top]. Sew seam over 42 cm, leaving 23 cm open for neck edge. Make and attach fringe: For each fringe, cut 5 strands of yarn, one in each color and each strand 30 cm long. Insert crochet hook into fabric from WS, fold 5 strands of yarn in half to form a loop, draw loop through fabric, then draw yarn ends through loop and tighten. Attach a row of fringe along bottom edge. Attach 1 fringe every 2 cm. Trim fringe to 14 cm.

Knitting pattern