Alpaca Poncho

You'll love this knitted poncho pattern that includes short-row knitting techniques combined with the garter and lace stitches.

Vanessa Ewing

Short-rows cleverly shape the garter stitch yoke of the drapey Alpaca Poncho. An easy to memorize lace stitch adds interest. In four sizes, you’ll find a fit for anyone on your list.

Finished Size 40 (44, 48, 52)" circumference and 17¾ (18¼, 18¾, 19½)" long. Poncho shown measures 40".

Yarn Plymouth Yarn Baby Alpaca Grande (100% baby alpaca; 110 yd [100 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #7796 red heather, 4 (4, 5, 5) skeins.

Needles Size 10½ (6.5 mm): 24" circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); size K/10½ (6.5 mm) crochet hook; waste yarn; tapestry needle; spare cir needle size 10½ (6.5 mm) or smaller for grafting.

Gauge 14 sts and 20 rows = 4" in St st; 14 sts and 24 rows = 4" in garter st.

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