Knitting for women Knitting Poncho Summer Lace Poncho

Summer Lace Poncho

Summer Lace Poncho



Poncho: free knitting pattern

Casual meets chic in this softly draping lace poncho, one size fits all.

Materials 

♦ Yarn

8 x 50g balls of Bergere de France Estivale in Beige (shade 296.761) 

♦ Needles

1 pair 4.5mm (UK 7, US 7)

♦ Accessories

Stitch markers

Yarn detail

♦ Bergere de France Estivale 

♦ 4 ply weight 21% hemp, 29% polyester, 50% acrylic

♦ 50g/143m (156yds)

♦ Machine wash at 30°C

Tension 

19 sts and 31 rows over st st for a 10cm or 4in square using 4.5mm needles.

STITCHES USED 

LACE STITCH

Over a number of sts divisible by 6+1.

Row 1 (RS): K1, *yo, k2togtbl, k1, k2tog, yo, k1*. Rep from * to *.

Row 2 and every even row: P.

Row 3: K1, *yo, k1, sl1, k2tog, psso, k1, yo, k1*. Rep from * to *.

Row 5: K1, *k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k2togtbl, k1*. Rep from * to *. 

Row 7: K2tog, k1, yo, k1, *yo, k1, sl1, k2tog, psso, k1, yo, k1*. Rep from * to*, ending with yo, k1, k2togtbl.

After row 8 rep from Row 1.

BACK

Cast on 151 sts. Work in rev st st (purl on RS, knit on WS) for 2 rows.

Cont in Lace stitch until work measures 28cm or 11 in or 86 rows total.

ARMHOLES

Place a marker in first and last st for beg of armholes.

Continue and work even until work measures 53cm or 21 in or 164 rows total.

SHOULDERS AND NECK EDGE

For shoulders, cast off at the beg of every row as foll: 5 sts 8 times, 6 sts 10 times.

AND AT THE SAME TIME, when working first shoulder dec for neck edge, cast off center 33 sts and cont working each side separately casting off on neck edge every 2nd row as foll: 3 sts once, 2 sts once, 1 st 4 times.

FRONT

Work as for back.

FINISHING

Join right shoulder seam.

NECK BORDER

Pick up and knit 110 sts along neck edge. K 1 row on WS of work. Cast off all sts purlwise on RS of work. Join left shoulder seam.

ARMHOLES BORDER

Pick up and knit 104 sts along each armhole. K 1 row on WS of work. Cast off all sts purlwise on RS of work. Sew sides of poncho Secure and weave in ends.