Yarn

Little Fox Poncho

By  Yarnspirations Design Team 

size: infant

  • Little Fox Poncho
  • Chart

Materials

  • Bernat Softee Baby Chunky Yarn: Creamsicle, Fluffy Cloud

Tools

  • Circular knitting needles, size US 11, 16” long
  • Stitch marker
  • Large eye needle

Abbreviations

  • CO: cast on
    k: knit
    k2tog: knit 2 sts together
    kfb: knit into front and back of next st
    p2tog: purl 2 sts together
    rep: repeat
    rnd(s): round(s)
    RS: right side
    sl: slip
    ssk: sl 2 sts knitwise, one at a time, onto right needle, insert tip of left needle into front loops of both sts, k
    st(s): stitch(es)
    psso: sl 1, k2tog
 
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  • Gauge
  • 1. 12 sts and 16 rows = 4".
  • Poncho Front
  • 1. CO 88 sts using Creamsicle. Join to work in rnds, place marker on first st.
  • 2. Rows 1-16: K.
  • 3. Row 17: *K9, k2tog. Rep from * around. 80 sts.
  • 4. Rows 18-20: K.
  • 5. Row 21: *K8, k2tog. Rep from * around. 72 sts.
  • 6. Rows 22-24: K.
  • 7. Row 25: *K7, k2tog. Rep from * around. 64 sts.
  • 8. Rows 26-28: K.
  • 9. Row 29: *K6, k2tog. Rep from * around. 56 sts.
  • 10. Rows 30-32: K.
  • 11. Row 33: *K5, k2tog. Rep from * around. 48 sts.
  • 12. Rows 34-36: K.
  • 13. Row 37: *K4, k2tog. Rep from * around. 40 sts.
  • 14. Rows 38-40: K.
  • 15. Row 41: *K3, k2tog. Rep from * around. 32 sts.
  • Neck
  • 1. Row 1: (RS) k2tog, k. 31 sts.
  • 2. Row 2: P to last 2 sts. p2tog. 30 sts.
  • 3. Row 3: Ssk. K to last 2 sts. K2tog. 28 sts.
  • 4. Row 4: P2tog. P to last 2 sts. p2tog. 26 sts.
  • 5. Rows 5-8: Rep Rows 3 and 4 twice, 18 sts.
  • 6. Row 9: Pick up and k7 sts down right front neck opening.
  • Hood
  • 1. Row 1: K across 7 sts just picked up. K18. Pick up and k7 sts down left front neck opening. 32 sts.
  • 2. Row 2 and alt rows: P.
  • 3. Row 3: K15; kfb twice. K to end of row. 34 sts.
  • 4. Row 5: K16; kfb twice. K to end of row. 36 sts.
  • 5. Row 7: K17; kfb twice. K to end of row. 38 sts.
  • 6. Work until hood from pick up row measures 7"; end on P row. CO; sew top hood seam.
  • Ears (make 2)
  • 1. CO 7 with Fluffy Cloud.
  • 2. Rows 1-4: K. Join Creamsicle, cut Fluffy Cloud.
  • 3. Rows 5-6: K.
  • 4. Row 7: Ssk, k3, k2tog. 5 sts.
  • 5. Row 8: K.
  • 6. Row 9: Ssk, k1, k2tog.
  • 7. Row 10: K.
  • 8. Row 11: S1, k2tog, psso. 1 st.
  • 9. Fasten off.
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  • 1. Sew ears to top of hood. Stitch chest design Fluffy Cloud using diagram.