Love your tagline. :teehee: Pleased to meetcha, I'm the mean sister, too.
Last October, my sister gave me some Homespun in our mother's presence. Mom announced, "oh, good. You can make me my Martha poncho." I said, "sure, I'll make it for you."
I hate that cursed thing. I was never so happy to get something out of my house as I was when I shipped that to Mom for Christmas. The yarn gathers as you knit with it. The scalloped edge was nearly twice as long as the bottom edge of the poncho was wide and was, therefore, difficult to attach. I looked askance at the scallops as I stitched them, just as you did. The whole thing was not what I expected. Yeah, I used the Bernat knit pattern, too.
I made the larger size and my sister reported that it was enormous on Mom. She ended up having to adjust the neckline just this week.
It's ugly. It's ungainly. And I don't want to talk about it ever again. :-x
:rofl: Thanks for giving me an opportunity to vent about it.