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May Day Poncho Kit

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May Day, an annual tradition held on the first of May, is a celebration of new growth and springtime. The May Day Poncho, with polished lace edging and a whimsical leaf-like pattern, is great for adding a little spring spirit to any day of the year. You'll love working with Artyarns Ensemble Light, an airy blend of silk and cashmere that adds an ethereal and effervescent feel to your garment. Make everyday May Day with this perfect Poncho!


Artyarns was founded in 2002 by Iris Schreier, a celebrated knitwear author. Artyarns fibers are manufactured in the United States, utilizing energy efficient systems and sustainable materials. They hand paint the finest quality raw fibers to create yarn that is a stunning work of art.

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Sizing / Finished Measurements

  • Finished Measurements: 96" circumference x 15½" deep

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Included in kit:

  • Artyarns Ensemble Light Yarn
  • The following quantities of yarn are included dependent on size:
  • 1 hank of your color choice (model garment shown in Bronze)
  • 2 hanks of your color choice (model garment shown in Bronze)
  • Fiber Content: 50% Silk, 50% Cashmere
  • Weight/Yardage: 80 g/ 400 yds (per skein)
  • Gauge: 3 stitches and 7½ rows = 1 inch in mesh lace
  • Knitting Weight: 3-DK
  • Care Instructions: Dry clean only
  • This beautiful yarn is hand dyed, colors may vary slightly

Other supplies needed (not included in kit):

  • US 5 24" circular needles
  • Stitch markers

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Pattern - May Day Poncho

  • Designed By: Iris Schreier
  • Difficulty: Beginner
  • Basic Skills Needed:
  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Knitting in the round
  • Pattern Delivery: This is a PDF downloadable pattern. Pattern will be available in your Craftsy Pattern Library once you complete your purchase