This purchase includes two patterns. The first pattern has a stockinette back. The second pattern has a cable back. Design features include a mixture of moss and stockinette stitches with cable front edges. There are several other features that can be selected by the knitter for either cape. Neck edging choices include a tie attached icord, an edging attached icord with hidden buttons (no button holes required), and an edging icord with a loop button hole and a decorative button. The bottom edge can be a moss stitch or a moss stitch and picot bind off. The cape can also be knit in smaller or larger widths or smaller or longer lengths. These features give the knitter may choices.
Knit an au naturel poncho OR personalize the cape with your favorite applique or double stitch design. Both the front and back of the ponchos serve as your personal canvas with endless possibilities. Release your creativity and produce your own fashion statement.
U.S. Size 11 36-inch circular needles
350 yards of #5 bulky yarn, more is required if you want to knit the cape longer
Two U.S. Size 11 dpns for making icord and neck edging
Optional U.S. Size J/10 crochet hook for crocheting chain for button fastening
Optional cable needle if knitting pattern two
Optional hidden buttons: two 1/2 inch buttons
Optional button: one 3/4 inch button
12 stitches x 14 rows = 4 x 4 inches
Gauge does not need to be exact
Finished Measurements: From neck to bottom edge - 14 inches
350 yards of Chunky weight
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