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Knitted DROPS poncho with cables and lace pattern in ”Paris”. Size: S - XXXL.

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DROPS 145-13

DROPS design: Pattern no w-467
Yarn group C
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Size: S/M - L/XL - XXL /XXXL
Finished measurements:
Neck: 68-74-80 cm / 26¾"-29"-31½"
Hem: 128-154-178 cm / 50½"-60½"-70"
Full length: 50-54-58 cm / 19¾"-21¼"-22¾"

Materials: DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio
350-400-450 g color no 16, white

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 and 40 cm / 32" and 16") SIZE 6 mm / US 10 - or size needed to get 14 sts x 14 rows in A.2 = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
Pattern A.1 + 2 K sts measures approx. 5 cm / 2'' in width and A.3 + 4 K sts measures approx. 13 cm / 5 1/8'' in width.

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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
GARTER ST (in the round on circular needle):
* K 1 round and P 1 round *, repeat from *-*. 1 ridge = 2 rounds.

PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 to A-4. Diagrams show all rows in pattern seen from RS. X.1 and X.2 show dec in A.2 and A.4.
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PONCHO:
Worked in the round from bottom up. Cast on 196-236-268 sts on circular needle size 6 mm / US 10 (80 cm / 32'') with Paris. Work 3 ridges in garter st - see explanation above.
Then work as follows: * A.1 (= 10 sts), K 1, A.2A (= 2 sts), A.2B over the next 28-38-46 sts, A.2C (= 2 sts), K 2, A.3 (= 18 sts), K 2, A.4A (= 2 sts), A.4B over the next 28-38-46 sts, A.4C (= 2 sts), K 1 *, repeat from *-* 2 times in total.
Continue the pattern like this.
When piece measures 8-10-12 cm / 3"-4"-4 3/4" (make sure that next round is 3rd or 7th round in A.2/A.4), dec 2 sts at beg of every A.2 and 2 sts at the end of every A.4 – see X.1 and X.2, dec 8 sts in total on round.
Repeat dec every 4-3-2½ cm / 1½"-1 1/8"-7/8" 9-13-16 more times (10-14-17 times in total) = 116-124-132 sts on needle. Switch to a shorter circular needle when needed.
Continue pattern until piece measures 48-52-56 cm / 19"-20½"-22".
Work 3 ridges over all sts while AT THE SAME TIME on 1st round dec 20 sts evenly = 96-104-112 sts.
Bind off, piece measures approx. 50-54-58 cm / 19¾"-21¼"-22¾".

Diagram

K
P
K 2 tog
slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso
1 YO between 2 sts
slip 1 st as if to K, K 2 tog, psso
K 3 tog
slip 3 sts on cable needle behind piece, K 3, K 3 from cable needle


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