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Home : Patterns : Split Collar Poncho: Wool-Ease Chunky Version

Free Knitting Pattern: Split Collar Poncho: Wool-Ease Chunky Version

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Chunky
Pattern #: 40530-WE
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
Length 26˝" [67.5 cm]

PUBLISHED IN:  Knit It!, knit.1

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Wool-Ease® Chunky

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Wool-Ease® Chunky
Fisherman Bluebell Indigo Walnut Eggplant Charcoal Black Silver Grey
Willow Nantucket Mulberry Tinsel White Wheat
*Wool-Ease Chunky (Article #630). Solids: 80% Acrylic, 20% Wool;
301 Tinsel White: 78% Acrylic, 19% Wool, 3% Other;
402 Wheat: 86% Acrylic, 10% Wool, 4% Other; package size: 5.00oz/140.00 gr. (153yds/140m) pull skeins

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Split Collar Poncho: Wool-Ease Chunky Version

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Chunky


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: *****5.0 (based on 1 review)
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Split Collar Poncho: Wool-Ease Chunky Version Reviewed by Kristine Hudak on 2012-04-01 *****
Worked up beautifully!

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