The Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Knitting Studio
Stained Glass Poncho or Afghan
Knit in 7 different textures and colors with one main color bordering each section plus the outer edge and collar, the poncho begins at the shoulders and is worked outwards and down to the lower hem, log-cabin-style, picking up stitches as you go, and working only one section at a time. The collar has a button placket in front with 4 buttons and is picked up and knitted after the body is completed. The only sewing is to stitch down the bottom of the button placket.
The afghan starts with a square of black at the center, and is worked outwards the same as the poncho.
Pattern is written for three different lengths - 30", 34" and 38" from base of collar to front point at hemline. The afghan measures 45", 50" or 55" square.
Aran weight yarns, gauge is 4-1/2 sts per inch on US Size 8 (5mm) needles (four - 35" circular needles are used)
Instructions for an oversized, floppy beret are included with the pattern.
Pattern Price - $6.95
The Santa Barbara Knitting Studio