Spring in the Ozark Mountains consist of cold mornings, warm afternoons, and cool evenings. Light weight ponchos are great for keeping warm when needed.
The Spring in the Ozarks Poncho is knit in 100% cotton making it the perfect poncho for spring and summer. The unique asymmetrical design allows for more than one way to wear it. Bright colors make it fun to wear.
LOOM: 28” Loom with Extenders
YARN: 820 yds of worsted weight cotton yarn. Cascade Yarns Luna in color #9994 used in sample (100% hand-painted Peruvian cotton, 164 yards per hank)
NOTIONS: knitting tool, tapestry needle
GAUGE: 12 sts x 16 rows = 2” in garter stitch
SIZE: med adult
k2tog=knit 2 together
p2tog=purl 2 together
YO=yarn over (e-wrap peg. Undo the wrap and place in front of peg before working the stitch on the next row.)
CO 168 pegs. Prepare to work in a flat panel.
R1: K all
R2: P2tog, k to end
R3 – 4: Rep rows 1 – 2 once
R5: eyelet row K1, *YO, K2tog, rep from * to last peg, K1
R6: P2tog, k to end
Continue decreasing every other row by repeating rows 1 – 2 until only 2 stitches remain
Next row: K2
Next row: P2tog
Cut working yarn leaving a tail approx. 30” long for seaming. Bind off by pulling the yarn tail through the last stitch.
Fold the triangle in half with the long side together.
Seam the 2 sides together using the mattress stitch starting with the bind off point even with the eyelet on the other side.
Seam for approx. 20” leaving the rest open for the head and neck.
Weave in ends.
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