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Jessie Poncho

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A soft drapey knit poncho with stripes that add interest. The poncho is knit in a rectangle and attaches together with buttonholes. Wear over the left or right shoulder to feature more of the opposite color.  An easy season less, knit that is a great wardrobe staple! Purchase as an immediate PDF download- no shipping!

Skills Needed       

  • Casting On, Binding off
  • Knitting, Purling
  • Picking up stitches
  • Buttonholes
  • Videos are provided at for basic techniques as well as “how to” steps specific to this pattern.


The Fibre Co.’s Meadow Lace weight 40% wool, 25% llama, 20% silk and 15% linen) 545 yards  2 (2)skeins Color A Nightwatch and Color B 1 (2) skein(s) Queen Anne’s Lace

Supplies Needed

  • Tape measure
  • Tapestry Needle
  •  7 buttons, 1/2 inch
  • Needles -  2 sets of # 6 Circular Needles  Though you will be knitting back and forth, not in the round this project requires circular needles.  You will need two sets of needles for the hem portions.  The second set can be a size up or down from your designated needle size.  Please remember that after knitting up your swatch, your needle size may change.

The Robin Capelet may be another option.

Gauge- 6 stitches = 1” or 24 sts. = a 4 in square in Stockinette Stitch using a #6 needle 

Sizes and Measurements

S/M  size Length  = 65 “, width = 17”   M/L  size Length  = 69 “, width = 21”

note: you can easily knit a wider width but a shorter length. Just cast on for the larger width but knit the shorter length.