Northern Lights Poncho

Northern Lights Poncho designed by Marly Bird from Love of Knitting Winter 2016.

Northern Lights Poncho designed by Marly Bird from Love of Knitting Winter 2016.

A simple pattern creates stunning results with two shades of self-striping yarn. The interplay of colors looks like the shifting lights of the aurora borealis.

Easy

Yarn Weight 4

Finished Size 54 (62, 70)” circumference at hem and 28 (31, 34)” long. Poncho shown measures 62″.

Yarn Red Heart Boutique Treasure (70% acrylic, 30% wool; 151 yd [138 m]/3 ½  oz [100 g]): #1913 spectrum (purple; A) and #1919 watercolors (green; B), 2 (3, 4) balls each.

Needles Size 10 (6 mm): 24″ and 40″ circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle.

Gauge 16 sts and 21 rnds = 4″ in St st.

Northern Lights Poncho designed by Marly Bird from Love of Knitting Winter 2016. Northern Lights Poncho designed by Marly Bird from Love of Knitting Winter 2016.

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