This Churchmouse favorite poncho transcends the trends. It's easy to knit (just one long stockinette rectangle), easy to finish, and easy to throw on. Whether knit in a humble tweed or luscious alpaca, with a cowl or without, you'll see why this is a all time favorite!
One size: Poncho: 22 x 50"/56 x 127cm, before folding.
Cowl: 24"/61cm around x 8"/20cm tall.
Poncho with cowl: 9 skeins Blue Sky Alpacas Sport/Melange(110 yds/100m each); shown lower left and center in Color 802.
Or approx. 980 yds/896m of an equivalent dk-weight yarn.
Poncho without cowl: 5 skeins Rowan Felted Tweed (191 yds/175m each); shown lower center and right in Color 172.
Or approx. 840 yds/768 m of an equivalent dk-weight yarn.
NEEDLES & NOTIONS
US 6 (4mm) needles, or size to obtain gauge; plus 2 sizes larger for binding off.
16—24"/40—60cm circular needle in gauge size for cowl.
Size H (5mm) or larger crochet hook for provisional cast-on.
20 sts/27 rows= 4"/10cm in stockinette stitch, wet-blocked and steam pressed.
Jared Flood / Brooklyn Tweed
37 (41, 45, 49, 53)" finished garment at chest
Approx. 150 (160, 170, 185, 200) g of worsted weight wool in each Main Color (shown in oatmeal/grey) and Contrast Color (shown as self-striping multi), 100 g worsted wool in Trim Color (show in brown tweed)
4.5 sts & 6 rnds = 1" in stockinette stitch
16" & 32" US 8 (5.0mm) needles
suggested skill level
Adventurous Beginner / Intermediate - This pattern uses steaking for construction of neck and armholes
Note: PDF pattern is delivered electronically. Download instructions will be emailed to you at purchase.
Designer: Kourtney Moon
Circumference at bottom edge: 33”
Length from shoulder to hem: 18”
Pulchritude of Peacocks DK, 2 skein Great Seas
16 sts and 4 rows = 4” in treble crochet.
Suggested Hook Sizes:
Size M-13 (9mm) crochet hook
Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain gauge.
Other Suggested Tools:
Skill Level: Intermediate
Kourtney Moon loves sushi, takes her coffee black and lives in Austin. She likes to spend her down time on the couch with a cocktail, netflix and a gargantuan knitting project. Her son is her favorite person in the entire Milky Way galaxy, but more importantly, his noggin and bum are the reasons why she initially embarked on the knitting/crochet journey. Find Kourtney on Ravelry as koyolxauhqui.
Barrington is a fitted colorwork vest with a scoopneck and flattering lines.
Jared Flood (aka Brooklyn Tweed)
34¼ (36½, 38¾, 41¼, 43½, 45¾, 48)” garment circumference at bust
Fingering-weight wool yarn in 2 colors:
Background Color: Approx. 635 (675, 745, 815, 940, 1040, 1095) yards
Dominant Color: Approx. 305 (325, 360, 390, 450, 500, 530) yards
Shown in Brooklyn Tweed Loft 3 (3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4) skeins in Artifact and 2 skeins Woodsmoke
28 stitches & 28 rows = 4” over charted swatch, after blocking
24" or 32" US 4 (3.5 mm) and 16" or 24" US 1.5 (2.5mm) needle
suggested skill level
Intermediate to Advanced