This Churchmouse favorite poncho transcends the trends.Â 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 skeinsÂ Blue Sky AlpacasÂ Sport/Melange(110 yds/100m each); shown lower left and center in Color 802.Â
Or approx. 980 yds/896m of an equivalent dk-weight yarn.
Poncho without cowl: 5 skeinsÂ RowanÂ Felted TweedÂ (191 yds/175m each); shown lower center and right in Color 172.Â
Or approx. 840 yds/768 m of an equivalent dk-weight yarn.
NEEDLESÂ & NOTIONS
US 6 (4mm) needles, or size to obtain gauge; plus 2 sizes larger for binding off.
16â24"/40â60cm 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.