Willow is a beautiful, warm, and dramatically cabled poncho that’s perfect for cooler weather…or anytime you want to keep your shoulders warm but your arms free and unencumbered. Two identical rectangles are knit flat, then the poncho is assembled with two short seams.
Skills Needed: Cable Cast-on, knitting through the back loop, cables, seam of your choice. I have created a tutorial of the seam I used. You can find the tutorial below.
Size and Measurements: One size. See Schematic. Each rectangle measures 12 in. [30.5 cm] by 30 in. [76.2 cm].
Yarn: 550 yds [500 m] bulky weight yarn. Shown: Baa Ram Ewe Dovestone Natural Chunky (Bulky; 50% Bluefaced Leicester, 25% Wensleydale Longwool, 25% Masham; 131 yds/100grams) in Shade 1.
Needles: US size 7 (4.5 mm) needles.
Gauge (after soaking and blocking): 20 sts and 28 rows = 4″ [10 cm] in stockinette stitch.
Other Materials: 1 stitch marker for beginning of round, cable needle, tapestry needle, ruler.
Check out this seaming video: