Easy Folded Poncho Pattern
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.