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My Wild Irish Rose lace poncho

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : My Wild Irish Rose lace poncho
My Wild Irish Rose lace poncho
My Wild Irish Rose lace poncho
My Wild Irish Rose lace poncho
My Wild Irish Rose lace poncho

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • intricate lace pattern (with diff st-counts so you must have confidence)
  • ability to use a life line

Pattern Description:

Errata: 11/06/2012
clarification to border directions on Row 12 and Row 24. The affected pages of the pattern are pages 4 and 5.

Errata: 08/16/2012
Rnd 49: yo, k1, yo, k2, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k2, yo, sl 2, k1, p2sso, yo, k3, yo, sl 2, k1, p2sso, yo, k2, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k2
Rnd 51: yo, sl 2, k1, p2sso, yo, k3, yo, k1, yo, k2, ssk, k1, yo, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, yo, k1, k2tog, k2, yo, k1, yo, k3.
Rnd 53: yo, sl 2, k1, p2sso, yo, k4, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k7, yo, sl 2, k1, p2sso, yo, k7, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k4; break MC.
RND 54: change to CC
Rnd 55: ssk, k1, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k7, k2tog, ssk, (k1, yo) x 3, k1, k2tog, ssk, k7, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k1
Rnd 57: k5, yo, ssk, k2, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo, ssk, k2, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k4 - note you'll have 34 sts in each mult on this round
Rnd 59: k6, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, kfb, yo, ssk, k1, yo, ssk, k2tog, yo, kfb, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, k5.
Rnd 61: k1, yo, sl 2, k1, p2sso, yo, k3, (yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k4) x 2, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, sl 2, k1, p2sso, yo.
Rnd 63: k8, (yo, sl 2, k1, p2sso, yo, k6) x 2, yo, sl 2, k1, p2sso, yo, k7.
RND 64: k all sts around - leave sts on needle and begin border-lace


This elegant, ethereal poncho will be one of your go-to garments through all the seasons ... whether you need just a bit of coverage for air-conditioned summer dinners or a glamorous cover-up for a winter's concert outing, this poncho is as much fun to knit as it is to wear!

Shown here in 100% cashmere (altho any fingering weight, natural fiber would work equally well), this lace poncho is a unique accessory that will get you rave reviews. The directions are charted AND round-by-round for your knitting pleasure.

You'll need MC - 370 yards; CC - 200 yards of light-fingering weight yarn (preferably a natural fiber with a slight halo). Sample used Spring Gate Farm's 100% cashmere.

Gauge:

5sts x 7rnds = 1in of stockinette worked in the rnd.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 24in diameter circle; neck opening is approx 10x4; neck to hem is approx 20"

Materials:

  • approx 570 yards of light-fingering weight cashmere or other natural fiber with a slight halo (MC = 370yds, CC = 200yds)
  • US #8 circs (16in)
  • US #10 circs (24in and 32in)
  • stitch markers (8, with one being a different color to mark beg of rnd)
  • tapestry needle to tuck in ends

You Will Also Need:

  • blocking board
  • blocking pins
  • blocking wires are highly recommended to get a nice curved block

Suggested yarn:

570 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Spring Gate Farm's 100% Cashmere

Colorway:

pale pink and pale green
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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 ...

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