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The Santa Barbara Knitting Studio

Optical Illusions Lacy Poncho

Bulky yarn and an interesting interlocking lace pattern form cascades of ribbons and lace, similar to the Tumbling Blocks quilt pattern in knitted lace. Knitted from the neck down, with the neckband picked up and knitted in purl for a very stylish finish.

Size: Adult, approximately 31” from neck to point, shorter version - 25”

Approximately 1,050 yards Bulky weight yarn, 860 yards for shorter version
(1 lace panel shorter)

Optical Illusions Lacy Poncho

Model Knitted in Muench Yarns "GOA", Bulky weight Cotton/Microfiber Acrylic blend -
16 skeins for long version, 13 skeins for short version

For a slightly smaller version, use any smooth Heavy Worsted or Aran Weight yarn which knits up at about 4 sts per inch on US #8 or #9 needles. Approximate yardage needed will be slightly less than that for bulky yarn.

Gauge: 3 sts = 1” in stockinette stitch
Needles: US #11 (8mm) and #9 (5.5mm) for neckband

Pattern Price - $5.95

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The Santa Barbara Knitting Studio
(805) 563-4987