The Muse Scarlett Yvette Royal

The Muse Scarlett Yvette Royal

Monday, October 19, 2015

Loom Knit Sweater Poncho



Sweater Poncho


Items:
150 peg 1/2 gauge S loom
60 peg 1/2 gauge loom
3 skeins of Lions Brand Scarfie Yarn
Looming Hook
Crafters Needle

Terms:
CO: Cast On: E-Wrap the amount of pegs it calls for.
EW: E-Wrap: The process of taking the working yarn and wrapping from back to front and back again.
P: Purl: The process of taking the working yarn pulling it up through the bottom of the stitch and taking the original stitch off and placing the new stitch on the peg.
D: Decrease: The process of taking the end stitch and placing it onto the next peg with a stitch on it.
ID: Internal Decrease: The process of taking every other stitch and placing it onto the next peg. When you are done every other peg should have 2 stitches on it. EW all the pegs with stitches tossing both loops over.
COF: Cast Off: The process of EW pegs 1 and 2, place loop 2 on peg 1, toss bottom loop over. Move loop 1 to peg 2 and EW pegs 2 and 3, move loop 3 to peg 2, toss bottom loop over, move loop 2 to peg 3. Repeat till done.

Panels: 150 pegs: Flat:
EW CO 30 pegs
Row 1: P1 EW1
Row 2: EW1 P1
Row 3-15: Repeat rows 1 and 2
Row 16: CO 58
Row 17: EW88, CO58
Row 18-38(20rows): EW146
At this point Decrease by 1 on each end EW the row, then EW a row, repeat this till down to 64 pegs. (Note: you are decreasing by 2 every other row.)
ID64to32
place stitches on a stitch holder.
Repeat another panel like above.

Neck: 60 pegs: Circular:
Then place your stitches on the 60 peg 1/2" gauge loom, 2 stitches on each side will overlap each other. Make sure when placing the stitches on the loom that the right side is facing you and the wrong side is facing the inside of the loom. EW1 P1 for 50 rows, COF.
Sew up the front, back, and cuffs of the poncho.
You're Done!!!

2 comments:

  1. Hi! Scarlett, thanks for this beautiful pattern, I began the poncho and with the video everything is going well for now! I have a small problem about the neck, I don't have the 60 pegs half gauge, I only have the 55pegs half gauge, is it possible for me to transfer on the 55pegs? thanks a lot for your help! and for sharing your talent with us! Sue

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    1. You need to decrease down to 60 pegs then internal decrease on both halves, when you add the loops to the 55 peg loom you will over lap by 2 and 1 side will likely overlap by 3.

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