Cleo Skirt/Poncho Knitting Pattern
Cleo is a fabulous, versatile garment that can be worn in a variety of ways – as a skirt; as a poncho (with the ribbing making the roll neck), or as a “boob-tube” dress (accessorised with a belt). Cleo is really interesting to make as it includes several techniques such as circular knitting, ribbing, cabling and short row shaping. With only one seam to finish and the border integrated into each row, Cleo is easy to finish. She can also be worn with Duchess, Breeze or Bonnie as a complimentary two-piece.
Photographed in Alpaca Dawn
Knitted in Purl Alpaca Designs Fine 100% alpaca yarn
Skill level: novice / intermediate
X-Small: UK sizes 4-6, to fit approx 52cm/21″ waist
Small: UK sizes 8-10, to fit approx 62cm/24″ waist
Medium: UK sizes 12-14, to fit approx 72cm/28″ waist
Large: UK sizes 16-18, to fit approx 82cm/32″waist
X-Large: UK sizes 20-22, to fit approx 92cm/36″ waist
Knitted on 4mm straight, 3mm circular needles plus a cable needle (not supplied)
Tension: 20sts and 36 rows to 10cm square over Garter Stitch using 4mm needles
Please note, if using a different yarn, correct tension must be obtained to make sure Cleo fits properly.