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caron® sprinkle cakes™ hooded girls knit poncho

Step 1
Project Note: The number of Skeins needed to complete this project is 2 - Caron® Sprinkle Cakes™ Yarn – Birthday Cake 
 
SIZES: To fit chest measurement
  • 2-4: 21"-23"
  • 6-8: 25"-26½"
GAUGE: 11 sts and 14 rows = 4" in stocking st
 
INSTRUCTIONS
The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).
 
Note: Poncho is worked in one piece. Hood is picked up along neck edge after Poncho piece is complete.
 
Poncho: Beg at lower front, cast on 61 (65) sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle, proceed as follows:

1st row: (RS). *K1. P1. Rep from * to last st. K1.

2nd row: *P1. K1. Rep from * to last st. P1.

3rd row: *P1. K1. Rep from * to last st. P1.

4th row: *K1. P1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
 
Rep last 4 rows for Irish Moss St pat until 14" (16½") [35.5 cm (42 cm)] total length, ending on a WS row.
 
Shape neck: 1st row: (RS). Pat 25 (26) sts (neck edge). Cast off 11 (13) sts. Pat to end of row.
 
Working both sides at same time and keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at each neck edge on next 4 rows. 21 (22) sts.
 
Cont even in pat until 16" (18½”) [40.5 cm (47 cm)] total length, ending on a WS row.
 
Back neck:

Next row: (RS). Pat across 21 (22) sts. Cast on 19 (21) sts. Pat across 21 (22) sts. 61 (65) sts.
 
Cont even in pat until work from last cast on edge measures 16" (18½”) [40.5 cm (47 cm)] total length, ending on a WS row. Cast off in pat. 
Step 2
Hood: Mark center front neck edge. Place markers 1½” [4 cm] on either side of center front (3” [7.5 cm] of front neck edge will be left open). (RS). Beg at right front marker, pick up and knit 45 (47) sts around neck edge to opposite marker.

Next row: *P1. K1. Rep from * to last st. P1. Place marker on center back st.
Cont in Irish Moss St pat, inc 2 sts in center back st on next and following 4th rows twice more, taking all inc sts into pat. 51" (53) sts.
 
Cont even in pat until Hood measures 9" (9½)" [23 cm (24.5 cm)], ending on a WS row. Cast off. Fold Hood in half and sew top Hood seam.
 
Sew 2 buttons through all thicknesses on each side to create armholes.
 
ABBREVIATIONS
Beg = Beginning
Cont = Continue(ity)
Dec = Decrease(ing)
Inc = Increase(ing)
K = Knit
P = Purl
Pat = Pattern
Rep = Repeat
Rem = Remaining
RS = Right Side
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS = Wrong Side
 
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