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lion brand® touch of alpaca® bonus bundle virtual cable knit poncho

Step 1
Project Note: The number of Skeins needed to complete this project is 2 - Lion Brand® Touch of Alpaca® Bonus Bundle Yarn – Navy

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: About 20" x 50" (51 x 127 cm), before seaming

GAUGE: 16 sts = about 4" (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS). Please be sure to check your gauge.
 
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STITCH EXPLANATION: 
YO = Yarn Over
   1. Bring yarn to front, between the needles.
   2. Take yarn to back, over the right-hand needle. This creates the new st. You are now ready to proceed with the next st as instructed.
 
 
STITCH PATTERNS:
Virtual Cable Pattern (worked over a multiple of 5 sts + 2 additional sts)

Row 1 (RS): P2, *(slip 1, k2, pass the slipped st over the 2 knit sts), p2; rep from * across.

Row 2: K2, *p1, yo, p1, k2; rep from * across.
 
Row 3: P2, *k3, p2; rep from * across.
 
Row 4: K2, *p3, k2; rep from * across.
 
Rep Rows 1-4 for Virtual Cable pattern.
 
P2, k3 Rib (worked over a multiple of 5 sts)
 
Row 1 (RS): *P2, k3; rep from * across.
 
Row 2: Knit the knit sts and purl the purl sts as they face you.
 
Rep Row 2 for P2, k3 Rib.
 
 
NOTES:
1. Poncho is worked in one piece and then sewn together.
2. A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of sts. Work back and forth in rows on the circular needle just as if working on straight needles.
3. The Virtual Cable pattern creates the look of a cable! 
Step 2
PONCHO:
Cast on 222 sts.

Row 1 (RS): Working Row 1 of all patterns, work in P2, k3 Rib over first 25 sts, place marker (pm); work Virtual Cable pattern over next 27 sts, pm; k3, work in P2, k3 Rib over next 115 sts, pm; work in Virtual Cable pattern over next 27 sts, pm; k3, work in P2, k3 Rib to last 2 sts, p2.

Row 2: *K the knit sts and p the purl sts to marker, slip marker (sm); work next row of Virtual Cable pattern to next marker, sm; rep from * once more, k the knit sts and p the purl sts to end of row.

Rows 3-6: Rep Row 2 (Note: you’ll be repeating Row 2 on both RS and WS rows).

Row 7 (RS): Work in P2, k3 Rib over first 10 sts, p2, pm; knit to next marker, sm; work next row of Virtual Cable pattern to next marker, sm; knit to next marker, sm; work next row of Virtual Cable pattern to next marker, sm; k13, pm; work in P2, k3 Rib to last 2 sts, p2.

Row 8: K the knit sts and p the purl sts to next marker, sm; work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) to next marker, sm; work next row of Virtual Cable pattern to next marker, sm; work in St st to next marker, sm; work next row of Virtual Cable pattern to next marker, sm; work in St st to next marker, sm; k the knit sts and p the purl sts to end of row.
 
Rep Row 8 until piece measures about 20" (51 cm) from beginning, end with a Row 4 of Virtual Cable pattern (Note: You willl be repeating Row 8 on both RS and WS rows).
 
Bind off.  
Step 3
FINISHING:
Following diagram, fold piece in half and sew shoulder seam.
Weave in ends.
 
 
ABBREVIATIONS:
K = Knit
P = Purl
Rep = Repeat(ing)(s)
RS = Right Side
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS = Wrong Side
 
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