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March 2018

Linea Pura 11

PONCHO · Allegro · Alcanto
36 – 42 (44 – 50)

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36 – 42 (44 – 50)
Instructions are given for first size. Figure in parenthesis refers to larger size. When only one figure is given, it applies to both sizes.

400 (450) g of Lana Grossa „Allegro“ (58% viscose, 42% cotton; 115 m/50 g) in Pink/Orange/Purple/Cinnamon (col 31) and 50 g of Lana Grossa „Alcanto“ (70% polyester, 30% polyamide; 125 m/ 50 g) in Clay (col 16). Size 8 mm circular needle, 80 cm long; size 7 mm crochet hook.

Work with 2 strands of Allegro held tog throughout.

Slip garter selvage:
On every row: Sl first st kwise, k last st.

St st:
K on RS, p on WS.

Drop st patt:
Row 1 (RS): Sl garter selvage, * k1, yo; rep from *, end sl garter selvage. Row 2 (WS): Sl garter selvage, k all sts, dropping all yos and pulling sts up to elongate, end sl garter selvage.

Work * 4 rows in St st, 2 rows in drop st patt; rep from * throughout.

11 sts and 13.5 rows = 10 x 10 cm in patt on size 8 mm needles.

Make 2 rectangles alike. With size 8 mm circular needle and 2 strands Allegro held tog cast on 53 (57) sts. Working a sl garter selvage at each edge work in patt for 94 (100) rows = approx. 70.5 (74) cm. Bind off all sts.

Pin pieces to measurements and block. Sew rectangles tog as shown in schematic, matching • to • and * to *. Make and attach fringe: For each fringe, cut 2 strands of Alcanto, each strand 30 cm long. Insert crochet hook into fabric from WS, fold 2 strands of yarn in half to form a loop, draw loop through fabric, then draw yarn ends through loop and tighten. Attach fringe along outside edge of poncho. Trim fringe to 13 cm.

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