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American Girl Doll Easy Garter Stitch Poncho from Leftover Yarn

Difficulty level: Beginner

Free Doll Poncho Knitting Pattern Materials:


Red Heart Super Saver 100% acrylic yarn worsted weight leftover yarn of several colors.

Needles: 8 (5.0 mm) OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE.

Gauge: 13 st x 26 rows = 4" x 4" (10 x 10 cm)

Pattern:

Garter Stitch
all rows - knit sts

Directions
Cast on 20 sts (including edge stitches) with the first yarn color. The first stitch should be slipped to the right needle and the last stitch purled. While casting on leave a 4" (10 cm ) tail.
Rows 1-2 rows: all knit. Cut the yarn, leaving a 4" (10 cm ) tail. Tie the 2 tails (see picture below).
Rows 3-4: use another yarn, leave a 4" (10 cm ) tail when joining the yarn. Knit 2 rows of garter stitch. Cut the yarn, leaving a 4" (10 cm ) tail. Tie the 2 tails (see picture below).
Rows 5-94: knit as rows 3-4 changing yarn every 2 rows. Cast off.

Pick up 20 sts (including edge stitches) along the left edge of the knitted poncho closer to the end of the piece (see picture below). The first stitch should be slipped to the right needle and the last stitch purled. While casting on leave a 4" (10 cm ) tail.
Rows 1-2 rows: all knit. Cut the yarn, leaving a 4" (10 cm ) tail. Tie the 2 tails (see picture below).
Rows 3-4: use another yarn, leave a 4" (10 cm ) tail when joining the yarn. Knit 2 rows of garter stitch. Cut the yarn, leaving a 4" (10 cm ) tail. Tie the 2 tails (see picture below).
Rows 5-40: knit as rows 3-4 changing yarn every 2 rows. Cast off.

Finishing:
Sew the end of the short part to the left edge of the longer part at the beginning of the part.
Make fringe at the cast on and cast off lines.

Enjoy!



Comments

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# 1. Poster: Vicki
November 19, 2013

I love this pattern! This will make a little girl very happy at Christmas! Easy to follow, looks great!
# 2. Poster: bev jagger
August 29, 2014

thank you for the free pattern! Can you give the actual measurement of the piece, I'm doing it in a different yarn, thanks
# 3. Poster: nita
September 10, 2012

I have been knitting since I was a little girl. I have to admit my hands don't work as well as they use to but I found this a very confusing pattern. i had my eight year old granddaughter try it and she couldnn't understand it either. I hope your other patterns aren't as confusing. thank you.

More Information

Back of the poncho

Knitting the first rows.

Poncho before the joining of the back seam

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