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Riviera Maya by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS poncho with lace pattern and fringes in ”Cotton Light” or "Belle". Size: S - XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no cl-037
Yarn group B
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Size: S/M - L/XL - XXL/ XXXL
Materials:
DROPS COTTON LIGHT from Garnstudio
550-600-650 g colour no 02, white

Or use:
DROPS BELLE from Garnstudio
500-550-600 g colour no 01, white

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) SIZE 3.5 mm - or size needed to get 21 sts x 28 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) SIZE 3 mm – for edge.

Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 170 cm and uses size S or M. If you are making a jumper, cardigan, dress or similar garment, you will find a graphic with the measurements of the finished garment (in cm) at the bottom of the pattern.

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GARTER ST (back and forth):
K all rows. 1 ridge = 2 rows K.

PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 to A.9. The diagrams show all rows in pattern seen from RS.

EDGE STS:
Work the outermost 4 sts in each side in garter st but on every 6th row (always from RS) work holes as follows:
At beg of row: K 2 tog, 1 YO, K 2 tog, 1 YO.
At end of row: 1 YO, K 2 tog, 1 YO, K 2 tog.
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PONCHO:
Worked in 2 parts that are sewn tog on the shoulders.

FRONT PIECE:
The piece is worked back and forth on circular needle because of no of sts.
Cast on 139-147-155 sts on circular needle size 3 mm with Cotton Light or Belle. Work first row as follows from RS: 4 EDGE STS - see explanation above, work pattern according to diagram A.1 until 5 sts remain on row, work 1st st in A.1 and finish with 4 EDGE STS. Continue the pattern like this - NOTE: On 7th row in A.1 K last st before edge sts. When A.1 has been worked, switch to circular needle size 3.5 mm. Insert 1 marker after the first 47-51-55 sts on needle and 1 marker after the next 45 sts (= 47-51-55 sts after last marker at the end of row).

ALL SIZES: Work next row as follows from RS: 4 edge sts as before, work A.2 over the next 12-16-20 sts, work A.4 (= 31 sts), 1st marker, A.6A (= 4 sts), work pattern according to diagram A.6B until 5 sts remain before 2nd marker, A.6C (= 5 sts), A.5 (= 31 sts), work A.3 over the next 12-16-20 sts and finish with 4 edge sts as before. Continue pattern like this. There will be lanes with lace pattern upwards on each side of markers and work borders with lace pattern between the 2 markers. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION. Size S/M and L/XL: Continue to ALL SIZES.

Size XXL/XXXL: When A.6 has been worked one time vertically, work 3 ridges between markers (work the other sts as before), then work A.6 one more time between markers (continue the other sts as before).

ALL SIZES: When A.6 has been worked, work pattern according to diagram A.1 between the 2 markers mid front (continue the other sts as before) AT THE SAME TIME on next to last row in diagram (= RS) dec 4 sts evenly (= 41 sts between markers and 135-143-151 sts on row).
After A.1 work A.7 between the 2 markers as follows (continue the other sts as before): Work A.7A (= 5 sts), work A.7B until 6 sts remain before marker and finish with A.7C (= 6 sts).
When A.7 has been worked, work pattern according to diagram A.8 between the 2 markers (continue the other sts as before). AT THE SAME TIME on last row in diagram (= RS), inc 3 sts evenly (= 44 sts between markers and 138-146-154 sts in total on needle).
After A.8 work pattern according to diagram A.9 between the 2 markers. When entire A.9 has been worked (piece measures approx. 39-39-43 cm), there are 45 sts between markers. Then work pattern according to diagram A.1 between markers (continue the other sts as before).
After A.1 work A.6 between markers as follows: A.6A (= 4 sts), work A.6B until 5 sts remain before marker and finish with A.6C (= 5 sts). SIZE S/M: Continue to ALL SIZES.

SIZE L/XL + XXL/XXXL: When A.6 has been worked one time vertically, work 3 ridges between markers (work the other sts as before), then work A.6 one more time between markers (continue the other sts as before).

ALL SIZES: After A.6 work 3 ridges between markers (work the other sts as before), then cast off the 45 sts between markers for neck and finish each part separately.
Continue pattern back and forth as before over the 47-51-55 sts on shoulder - NOTE: Continue the outermost 2 sts towards the neck in garter st. When 4 cm remain before piece measures 60-64-68 cm (adjust so that next row is worked from RS), switch to circular needle size 3 mm. Continue with pattern according to diagram A.1 before loosely casting off. Repeat in the other side.

BACK PIECE:
Cast on and work as front piece.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the shoulder seams. The poncho should be open in each side.

FRINGES:
Fasten fringes along the bottom edge of poncho both front and back. Fasten fringes in holes in A.1.
1 fringe = cut 6 lengths of 35 cm each. Fold them double, pull the loops true the holes and pull the yarn ends true the loops. Fasten each fringe approx. 3 cm apart. Then split the fringes in 2 and tie tog with next fringe. Continue like this with all fringes.

Diagram

= K from RS, P from WS
= P from RS, K from WS
= Bobble: Work 5 sts in 1 st as follows: K 1, 1 YO, K 1, 1 YO, K 1, work 4 rows in stocking st back and forth over the 5 sts, then dec as follows: Pass 2nd st on right needle over 1st st, then 3rd st over 1st st, then 4th st over 1st st and finally 5th st over 1st st = 1 st remains = no stitch, skip this square
= no stitch, skip this square
= 1 YO between 2 sts
= K 2 tog
= slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso
= slip 1 st as if to K, K 2 tog, psso
= slip 2 sts on cable needle behind piece, K 2, K 2 from cable needle





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