I have this great poncho with a cowl neck that I’ve had more compliments on than anything … it’s quite long and I am sure it’s machine knit … whenever I go to my hair salon, the receptionist says “Toby, may I TAKE your wrap” and makes like she is going to the back room or out with it … I have been told that to make one would be very simple so I’ve decided to make her one … mine is in two rectangles, seam up the sides and onto the shoulders … there is also a seam in the cowl … however, I found a pattern that seems rather simple if I could only understand the terminology and it’s made in one piece which is all the better …
I have some questions:
My poncho is made from a flecked type of yarn and the nearest I could find was Bernat Boucle which has gauge of 15 st/22 rows for 4x4" on 6 mm/10 US needles … this Berroco poncho also calls for 6 mm needles and says gauge of 3 st = 1 in. in garter st. … I’m assuming that the Boucle gauge is appx 4 st = 1 in.?
Cast on 68 st and join … mark for beg of round and what does it mean to CARRY MARKER UP?
What is DECREASE 12 st EVENLY SPACED ON LAST ROUND - 56 ST?
What is: *K1, place marker, M1K, I understand k27 is knit 27 st, then M1k, sl marker?
Round 4: what does it mean “increasing 1 st each side of marked sts every other round?”
Thanks so much
Toby (the confused)