Rhymes Hooded Poncho Project

RHYMES HOODED PONCHO

LEVEL: EASY


WHAT YOU'LL NEED

  • Bella Baby Rhymes 50g balls as per size
  • 1 pair 4.00mm knitting needles or size needed for correct tension
  • Matching plain yarn for sewing seams
  • Scissors, yarn needle, tape measure

SIZE

Fits Underarm cm: 50 (6 Months), 52 (12 Months), 55 (18 Months)
Length (Approx) cm: 35 (6 Months), 41 (12 Months), 46 (18 Months)
Bella Baby Rhymes 50g Balls: 4 (6 Months), 4 (12 Months), 5 (18 Months)

TENSION

24 sts x 32 rows to 10cm over garter st, using 4.00mm needles.

Rhymes Hooded Poncho
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INSTRUCTIONS

ABBREVIATIONS

beg = begin/ning, dec = decrease, inc = increase, K= knit, P= purl,patt = pattern, psso = pass slipped stitch over, rem = remain/ing, RS= right side, sl = slip, st/s= stitch/es, tog = together, WS= wrong side.

BACK & FRONT (BOTH ALIKE)

Using 4.00mm needles cast on 3 sts, loosely. Knit 2 rows garter st (1st row is RS). Beg Side Shaping
Row 1: (RS) (K1, P1, K1) all in first st, knit to last st, (K1, P1, K1) all in next st ... 7 sts.
Row 2: Knit.
Row 3: Inc in first st, knit to last st, inc in last st ... 9 sts.
Row 4: Knit. Repeat Rows 1 to 4 until there are 105 (123-135) sts, ending with a Row 4.
Next row: As Row 1 ... 109 (127-139) sts. Tie a coloured thread at each end of last row to mark beg of side and shoulder seams. Knit 3 rows garter st. Beg Dec
Row 1: (RS) K1, sl 1, K2tog, psso, knit to last 4 sts, K3tog, K1 ... 105 (123-135) sts.
Row 2: Knit.
Row 3: K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, K2tog ... 103 (121-133) sts.
Row 4: Knit. Repeat Rows 1 to 4 until 49 (55-55) sts rem, ending with a Row 4. Cast off very loosely.

HOOD

Using 4.00mm needles, cast on 43 (45-49) sts very loosely. Knit in garter st (1st row is WS), until work measures 22 (23-24)cm from beg, working last row on WS. Tie a coloured thread at end of last row to mark top of centre back seam. Cont in garter st until work measures 22 (23-24)cm from coloured thread, working last row on WS. Cast off very loosely.

FINISHING

DO NOT PRESS. Using matching plain yarn and mattress stitch join side and shoulder seams from coloured threads to cast off edges of Back and Front. Fold Hood in half lengthways at coloured thread and join centre back seam. Beg and ending 5cm from each shoulder edge on Front and placing centre back seam of Hood to centre of back neck. Sew Hood in position around neck edge, gathering to fit across back neck if necessary. Weave in loose ends."

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