If you can knit a scarf you can knit a poncho! This easy poncho pattern is great for beginners. Shown in Bernat Soft Boucle.View Printer Friendly PDF
To fit bust measurement
28 - 38 ins [71 - 96.5 cm]
40 - 50" [101.5 - 127"]
52 - 62" [132 - 158"]
Finished length between neck edge and point
XS/M 17 ins [43 cm]
L/2-XL 19¾" [50 "]
3-XL/5-XL 22½" [57 "]
Bernat® Soft Bouclé (140 g/5 oz)
Sizes XS/M (L/2XL-3XL/5XL)
2 (2-3) balls
Size 6 mm (U.S. 10) knitting needles
or size needed to obtain gauge.
Optional: 50 ins [127 cm] length of ½ inch [1.5 cm] wide ribbon for Drawstring.
15 sts and 22 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.
beg = Beginning.
K = Knit.
rep = Repeat.
RS = Right Side.
st(s) = Stitch(es).
WS = Wrong Side.
Cast on 46 (54-60) sts.
1st row: (RS). Knit.
2nd row: K3. Purl to last 3 sts. K3.
Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures 51 (53-55) ins [129.5 (135.5-139.5) cm], ending a WS row.
Work 3 rows in garter st.
Cast off knitwise (WS).
Sew cast on edge to side of Poncho (see Diagram).
Ribbon Drawstring: Starting at center front, thread ribbon along neck edge.
Tie into a bow at center as shown in picture.
Optional: Yarn Drawstring: Cut 3 strands of yarn 60 ins [152 cm] long.
Knot one end and braid strands together. Knot other end. Starting at center front, thread Drawstring along neck edge.