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Amarië by DROPS Design
"Relaxed, yet elegant!"
Knitted DROPS poncho with lace pattern in ”Alpaca Bouclé”. Size: S - XXXL.
DROPS 150-36
DROPS design: Pattern no ab-041
Yarn group C
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Size: S/M – L/XL – XXL/XXXL

Materials: DROPS ALPACA BOUCLÉ from Garnstudio
400-450-500 g color no 5110, light gray

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32’’) SIZE 10 mm / US 15 – or size needed to get 11 sts in stockinette st = 10 cm / 4’’ in width (1 repetition of A.1 = approx. 5 cm / 2’’ vertically).

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  • DROPS ALPACA BOUCLÉ UNI COLOUR (50g)
    4.95 USD
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    4.95 USD
NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inch - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
GARTER ST:
Back and forth: K all rows. 1 ridge = K 2 rows.

PATTERN:
See diagram A.1. The diagram shows the pattern seen from RS.
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PONCHO:
Work sideways back and forth from sleeve to mid front/mid back. There are 4 equally large parts (2 x back piece, 2 x front piece) that are sewn tog when finished.

RIGHT BACK PIECE:
Cast on 62-66-70 sts with Alpaca Bouclé on circular needle size 10 mm / US 15. Work 2 RIDGES in garter st - see explanation above. Work next row from RS as follows: 1 edge st in garter st (= top of poncho), 57-61-65 sts in stockinette st, 4 edge sts in garter st (= bottom of poncho). Continue working in stockinette st with 4 sts in garter st at the bottom and 1 st in garter st at the top. REMEMBER THE KNITTING GAUGE! When piece measures 60-61-61 cm / 23½”-24”-24”, bind off for neck as follows:
Row 1 (= RS): bind off 1st st on row, K the rest of row = 61-65-69 sts.
Row 2 (= WS): K all sts.
Row 3: bind off the first 2 sts on row, continue working chart A.1 (beg with 1st row = K all sts) - and K the rest of row = 59-63-67 sts.
Row 4: Work 2nd row in A.1 - i.e. K all sts.
Continue A.1 until it has been worked 1 time vertically. Then work 1-2-4 ridges in garter st (= 2-4-8 rows K), LOOSELY bind off on next row from RS. NOTE: MAKE SURE THAT THE CAST-OFF EDGE IS NOT TOO TIGHT. Piece measures approx. 68-69-70 cm / 26¾”-27”-27½” measured in knitting direction.

LEFT BACK PIECE:
Cast on 62-66-70 sts with Alpaca Bouclé on circular needle size 10 mm / US 15. Work 2 RIDGES in garter st - see explanation above. Work next row from RS as follows: 4 edge sts in garter st (= bottom of poncho), 57-61-65 sts in stockinette st, 1 edge st in garter st (= top of poncho). Continue working in stockinette st with 4 sts in garter st at the bottom and 1 st in garter st at the top. When piece measures 60-61-61 cm / 23½”-24”-24”, continue as on right back piece. Bind off for neck the same way but reversed - i.e. Bind off for neck at beg of row from WS.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Cast on 62-66-70 sts with Alpaca Bouclé on circular needle size 10 mm / US 15. Work 2 rows in garter st. Work next row from RS as follows: 1 edge st in garter st (= top of poncho), 57-61-65 sts in stockinette st, 4 edge sts in garter st (= bottom of poncho). Continue working in stockinette st with 4 sts in garter st at the bottom and 1 st in garter st at the top. When piece measures 60-61-61 cm / 23½”-24”-24”, bind off for neck as follows:
Row 1 (= RS): bind off 1st st on row, K the rest of row = 61-65-69 sts.
Row 2 (= WS): K all sts.
Row 3: bind off the first 2 sts on row, continue working chart A.1 (beg with 1st row = K all sts) - and K the rest of row = 59-63-67 sts.
Row 4: Work 2nd row in A.1 - i.e. K all sts.
Continue with A.1 until it has been worked 1 time vertically - AT THE SAME TIME continue bind off for neck at beg of every row from RS as follows: bind off 4 sts 3 times in total = 47-51-55 sts remain on row. Then work 1-2-4 ridges in garter st (= 2-4-8 rows K), LOOSELY bind off on next row from RS. NOTE: MAKE SURE THAT THE CAST-OFF EDGE IS NOT TOO TIGHT. Piece measures approx. 68-69-70 cm / 26¾”-27”-27½” measured in knitting direction.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Cast on 62-66-70 sts with Alpaca Bouclé on circular needle size 10 mm / US 15. Work 2 rows in garter st. Work next row from RS as follows: 4 edge sts in garter st (= bottom of poncho), 57-61-65 sts in stockinette st, 1 edge st in garter st (= top of poncho). Continue working in stockinette st with 4 sts in garter st at the bottom and 1 st in garter st at the top. When piece measures 60-61-61 cm / 23½”-24”-24”, continue as on left front piece. Bind off for neck the same way but reversed - i.e. Bind off for neck at beg of row from WS.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew right and left back piece tog in outermost st on cast-off edges (= mid back). Sew right and left front piece tog the same way. Sew the shoulder seams. Sew side seams in each side (= cast-on edges) as follows: Beg from bottom edge on body, sew until 14-15-16 cm / 5½”-6”-6¼” remain. The remaining opening is armhole.

SLEEVE EDGE:
Pick up approx. 30-32-34 sts with Alpaca Bouclé on circular needle size 10 mm / US 15 along the entire armhole in one side, beg under sleeve and work back and forth. On next row K while AT THE SAME TIME inc 2 sts evenly = 32-34-36 sts. Work in garter st back and forth until sleeve edge measures approx. 3-3-3 cm / 1”-1”-1”, LOOSELY bind off on next row from RS. Sew short sides tog under sleeve in outer loop of edge sts. Repeat the same way along armhole in the other side.

COLLAR:
Worked back and forth from mid back. Pick up approx. 70-74-74 sts with Alpaca Bouclé on circular needle size 10 mm / US 15 along the entire neck edge. On next row P - AT THE SAME TIME adjust no of sts to 72-76-76. Then work A.1 (beg with 1st row in pattern) 1 time vertically.
On next row (= 1st row in A.1) inc 4 sts evenly on round = 76-80-80 sts. Repeat inc with 4 sts evenly on 1st row in A.1 2 more times (3 inc in total = 12 inc sts) = 84-88-88 sts on row. Continue with A.1 until collar measures approx. 24 cm / 9½”’’ (finish after 4th or 8th row in pattern). Work 1 ridge in garter st, LOOSELY bind off all sts. Sew collar tog mid back in outer loop of edge sts.

Diagram

K from RS
K from WS
yo between 2 sts
slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso
K 2 tog
knitting direction



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