DROPS / 88 / 9

Abigail by DROPS Design

DROPS Poncho in Safran, Alpaca and Cotton Viscose.

Sizes: S/M - M/L - XL/XXL

Finished measurements:
Circumference at top: approx. 66-68-72 cm
[26" - 26.75" - 28.25"]
at lower edge: approx. 146-156-166 cm
[57.5" - 61-3/8" - 65-3/8"]
Length: approx. 39-42-46 cm
[15.25" - 16.5" - 18-1/8"]

Materials (for all sizes): DROPS SAFRAN
100 gr nr 50, ice blue
50 gr nr 03, light mint

and use: DROPS ALPACA
100 gr nr 6205, light blue
50 gr nr 7120, light seafoam
50 gr nr 7300, apple green
and use: DROPS COTTON VISCOSE
100 gr nr 21, lilac

DROPS 5 mm [US 8] and 5.5 mm [US 9] circular needles, or sizes needed to obtain correct gauge.
DROPS 4 mm [US F] crochet hook, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.

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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from inches to cm - 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.
Gauge: 16 sts x 20 rows with 2 strands on larger needles in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm.

Rib: * K 2, P 2 *, repeat from * - *.

Increasing tips: inc 1 st by K 2 sts in the same st.

Stripe Pattern:
8 - 8 - 9 cm: 1 strand apple green Alpaca + 1 strand light mint Safran.
3 - 4 - 4 cm: 1 strand light seafoam Alpaca + 1 strand light mint Safran.
4 - 5 - 5 cm: 1 strand light seafoam Alpaca + 1 strand ice blue Safran.
7 - 7 - 8 cm: 1 strand light blue Alpaca + 1 strand ice blue Safran.
4 - 5 - 6 cm: 1 strand lilac Cotton Viscose + 1 strand ice blue Safran.
7 - 7 - 8 cm: 1 strand lilac Cotton Viscose + 1 strand light blue Alpaca.

Poncho: Loosely cast on 104-108-116 sts on smaller circular needles with 2 strands apple green Alpaca; join and place a marker at the join. Knit 6 rows rib. Change to larger circular needles and K 1 row. Then P 1 row and put 6 markers in work as follows:
* 1 marker ( = side), P 18-19-21, 1 marker, P 16 (= center front/back), 1 marker, P 18-19-21, 1 marker (=side) *, repeat from * - * = 6 st holders.
Read the entire next section before knitting:
Stripes: Now knit stripes in stockinette st - see instructions above.
Inc (sides): Inc 1 st each side of each side marker (= 4 incs per row) every other row 5 times – see Increasing tips. Then remove the marking threads. Inc (center front/back): Inc 1 st each side of the center 16 sts on front and back (= 4 incs per row) every other row 27-30-32 times – see Increasing tips.

After last inc there are 232-248-264 sts on needles – finish stripe pattern without more incs.
After last row of stripe pattern K 1 row, P 1 row, and then bind off all sts loosely. The piece measures approx. 39-42-46 cm.

Pompoms: Make 1 pompom in light seafoam Alpaca, 1 pompom in light blue Alpaca and 2 pompoms in apple green Alpaca. Make the pompoms very tightly packed, approx. 4 cm in diameter – see instructions on page 3 of Drops No. 88.
Make 4 cords (chain with Alpaca) with lengths between 11 and 29 cm.
Fasten 1 pompom to each cord and then to the poncho, between the rib and the pattern on left side – see photo.

Anja Bonsel 25.02.2015 - 19:41:

Kennismaking n.a.v. een enthousiaste vriendin!

Lilyrose 16.10.2014 - 12:06:

Je ne comprend pas les explications. merci de bien vouloir m'éclairer

DROPS Design 16.10.2014 kl. 13:25:

Bonjour Lilyrose, vous pouvez volontiers poser votre question ici ou vous adresser à votre magasin DROPS ou au forum DROPS pour toute aide complémentaire. Bon tricot!

Nathalex 10.07.2012 - 10:29:

J'ai beaucoup aimé ce modèle multicolore et gai, même si j'ai du le recommencer car beaucoup trop court en taille S/M malgré un bon échantillon(et pourtant je suis petite !).

Drops Design 05.02.2009 - 08:40:

Nej du strikker rundt på rundpinden. For at få retstrik (retriller) på rundpind må du strikke hver 2.p vrang. Havde du strikket frem og tilbage så strikker man ret på hver p for at få retstrik.

Dorthe Høg Geday 04.02.2009 - 21:24:

Kan det være rigtig at denne skal strikkes "frem og tilbage" på rundpind? Det ser sådan ud, når der er står at retstrik er ret på 1. pind og vrang på 2. pind. ???

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