PATONS TOTEM, DOUBLE KNIT, BARONESS BRI-NYLON or SEA URCHIN
Quantities given are for Totem, Double Knit and Baroness. For Sea Urchin, add 1 ball extra tor the Fringe and 3 balls extra tor the Poncho.
A—Fits 24-26 underarm.
Poncho: 13 balls Fringe: 5 balls
B—Fits 28-30 underarm.
Poncho: 21 balls Fringe: 6 balls
C—Fits 32-36 bust.
Poncho: 30 balls Fringe: 7 balls
Length from shoulder top (excluding fringe and neckband)
A 12, B 16, C 22 ins.
HOOK—Milwards "Disc", 4 M/M (No. 8).
Milwards Tapestry Needle for sewing seams.
Milwards "Disc" Crochet Hook 5 M/M (No. 6) for fringe.
TENSION – 1 pattern measures 1¾ inches in width and 2½ inches in depth. Check your tension.
ABBREVIATIONS—st. = any stitch.
Instructions are for size A. Sizes B and C are shown [B…] [C…]. Where one set of figures is given, this applies to all sizes.
PONCHO (2 pieces).
Using 4 M/M (No. 8) Hook, make 59 [B 67] [C 75] chain.
1st row—Miss 3 ch., 1 tr. in each of next 25 [B 29] [C 33] ch., 2 tr. in each of next 2 ch., 3 tr. in next ch., tie a Colored thread around 2nd of these tr. (center St.), 2 tr. in each of next 2 ch., 1 tr. in each of next 26 [B 30] [C 34] ch. (63 [B 71] [D 79] tr., counting 3 ch. as one tr.)
*** 2nd row—(1 d.c., 1 ch.) in first tr., 1 tr. in each tr. to within 2 sts. of center st., 2 tr. in each of next 2 tr., 3 tr. in next tr., 2 tr. in each of next 2 tr., 1 tr. in each tr. to end.
3rd row—As 2nd row.
4th row—(1 d.c., 1 ch.) in first tr., * 4 ch., miss 3 tr., 1 tr. in next tr., rep. from * to center st., (4 ch., 1 tr. in next tr.) twice, ** 4 ch., miss 3 tr., 1 tr. in next tr., rep. from ** to end.
5th row—1 d.c. in first tr., * (3 d.tr., 2 ch., 3 d.tr.) in next tr., 1 d.c. in next tr., rep. from * to end.
6th row—(1 d.c., 1 ch.) in d.c., * 4 ch., 1 d.c. in 2 ch. sp.. 4 ch., 1 tr. in next d.c., rep. from * to end.
7th row—(1 d.c., 1 ch.) in tr., * 3 tr. in 4 ch. sp., 1 tr. in next d.c., 3 tr. in 4 ch. sp., 1 tr. in next tr., rep. from * to last 4 ch. sp. before center st., 5 tr. in 4 ch. sp., 3 tr. in center st., 5 tr. in next 4 ch. sp., patt. to end ***
Rep. from *** to *** 3 [B 5] [C 7] times, then 2nd row twice. (171 [B 227] [C 283] tr.) Fasten off.
Using a flat seam, sew up side seams.
Using 4 M/M (No. 8) Hook, work 8 [B 10] [C 12] rounds d.c. evenly around neck, missing 2 d.c. at each corner in each round. Fasten off.
Wind yarn round a piece of cardboard 4 [B 4½] [C 5] ins. wide and cut along one side.
Wrong side facing, using 4 strands of yarn and 5 M/M (No. 6) Hook, fold yarn in half and pull loop through a st. at lower edge, pull ends through and tighten.
Rep. around lower edge.
Other great patterns from Ponchos and Shawls, Book No. 967.
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