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Home : Patterns : Split Collar Poncho: Moonlight Mohair Version

Free Knitting Pattern: Split Collar Poncho: Moonlight Mohair Version

Lion Brand® Moonlight Mohair
Pattern #: 40530-MM
Rating: *****4.4 (based on 5 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
Length 26˝" [67.5 cm]


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Moonlight Mohair

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 510-204: Moonlight Mohair Yarn: Rainbow Falls
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Moonlight Mohair
Sorry, product is discontinued; no colors are available.
*Moonlight Mohair (Article #510). 57% Acrylic, 28% Mohair, 9% Cotton, 6% Metallic Polyester    ; package size: 1.75oz/50.00 gr. (82yds/75m) pull skeins

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Split Collar Poncho: Moonlight Mohair Version

Lion Brand® Moonlight Mohair


12 sts + 16 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Stockinette stitch (k on RS, p on WS). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch


M1 (make 1) An increase worked by lifting horizontal thread lying between needles and placing it onto left needle. Work this new stitch through the back loop.

PONCHO – Make 2 (Front and Back) Cast on 15 sts, place marker (pm), cast on 1 st, pm, cast on 15 sts – 31 sts. Row 1 (WS) Purl. Row 2 (RS) K 1, M1, k to first marker, M1, slip marker (sm), k 1, sm, M1, k to last st, M1, k 1 – 35 sts.

Repeat Rows 1-2 for 8 more times – 67 sts.

Next Row Purl. Next Row Knit to first marker, M1, sm, k 1, sm, M1, knit to end – 69 sts.

Repeat these 2 rows until piece measures 25" [63.5 cm].

Garter Stitch Edging

Row 1 Knit. Row 2 Knit to first marker, M1, sm, k 1, sm, M1, knit to end.

Repeat these 2 rows for 4 more times. Bind off.

Finishing Sew right side seam.

Split-Neck Collar With RS facing, pick up and knit 60 sts along neck edge. Cast on 3 sts – 63 sts. Work in Garter st (k every row) until Collar measures 4" [10 cm]. Bind off.

Sew left side seam (do not sew Collar). Sew base of Collar flap to inside. Weave in ends.

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k = knit M1 = make 1
p = purl Pm = place marker

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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.4 (based on 5 reviews)
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Split Collar Poncho: Moonlight Mohair Version Reviewed by Linda Becker on 2012-04-01 ****
I agree with Carol Ann - Use circular needles!!

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