Knit a Mixed Yarn Poncho

Try these suggestions for combining yarns to add versatility to your knitting projects, including an easy poncho.

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Knit a Striped Poncho

Materials and Tools:

Wool-Ease Chunky: 3 balls #152 Charcoal
1 ball each (or as desired) of the following yarns:
Landscapes: #276 Summer Fields
Incredible: #201 Rainbow
Watercolors: #352 Mist Grey
Color Waves: #313 Sunset Red
Fancy Fur: #213 Rainbow Red
Fun Fur: #113 Red, #112 Raspberry, #133 Tangerine
Moonlight Mohair: #204 Rainbow Falls
US 11 needle
large-eyed blunt needle

Gauge: 14 sts + 18 rows = 4"

Note: Poncho is made in two strips that are sewn together lengthwise.

Steps:

Strip (make 2)
Cast on 22 sts. Work in garter stitch (knit every row), changing yarn as whim dictates, until piece measures 48 inches. Bind off loosely and weave in ends.

Sew strips together lengthwise to make wider strip. Then sew short edge to long edge at the end to form a point. Point of poncho can be worn to the front or side.

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