Helen's Choice ... a poncho

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Helen's Choice ... a poncho Pattern

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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women, Men, Girls, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized

Item:

Shawl

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • understanding of working YOs, ssk, k2tog,

Pattern Description:

Helen's Choice ... in a gorgeous deep purple cashmere/silk/merino blend in a fingering weight. This is knit in one piece and completely in the round following the chart OR the written, round-by-round directions.

A fun, graceful knit designed specially for the sister of the cashmere breeder whose goats gave their fiber to create this amazing blend with its great stitch definition.

NOTE: shawl must be blocked to allow lace to fully bloom

Gauge:

16 sts x 26 rnds = 4" stockinette, worked in the round and blocked

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • one size fits most - neck to hem = 13-17 inches; neck diameter = 7 inches

Materials:

  • approx 570 yards of fingering weight natural fiber blend; sample used 2-1/2 skeins of Spring Gate Farm's cashmere/silk/merino blend
  • stitch markers (8; one should be different to mark beg of rnd)
  • blocking wires, boards to make shawl bloom!
  • US #7 circs - 16- and 40-inch lengths

Suggested yarn:

570 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Spring Gate Farm's Cashmere/Merino/Silk blend

Colorway:

Violet

About Designer

About Designer

Mary G knits on craftsy.com

Hi, my name is Mary Gildersleeve. I began designing shortly after teaching myself to knit at the age of 8, primarily because I do not take commands very well and I also could not afford the fancy yarns back then. Knitting and designing were my constant activities throughout undergrad, grad school and family life until, in 1997, I finally went professional and established By Hand, With Heart ... ...

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