Knitting Patterns Cabled Poncho

Knitting patterns cabled poncho is an easy to create poncho with detailed cable in the middle and a classic color. This free knitting pattern provided from the lovely Red Heart Yarn! <3 Enjoy knitting and don’t forget to share. 🙂



Knitting Patterns Cabled Poncho Materials & Gauge

  • One Size.
  • Finished Bust: 55” at lower edge
  • Finished Length: 15½”
  • RED HEART® “Eco-Ways”: 3 skeins in 3360 Mushroom.
  • Knitting Needles: 6.5mm [US 101/2] and 6mm [US 10] circular needle, 16” long.
  • Cable needle.
  • Stitch holders.
  • Yarn needle.

GAUGE: 14 stitches = 4”; 19 rows = 4” in Moss Stitch using larger needles.

CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the specified gauge. SPECIAL

ABBREVIATIONS: M1: Make 1 st by picking up horizontal strand before next st and knitting into back of loop.

Knitting Patterns Cabled Poncho
Knitting Patterns Cabled Poncho

Knitting Patterns Cabled Poncho Instructions

Cable Panel (worked over 32 stitches)

Row 1 (Right Side): Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle, purl 7, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, purl 1, knit 2 from cable needle, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle, Slip 1 stitch to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, purl 1 from cable needle, purl 7, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle.

Row 2 and All Wrong Side Rows Unless Otherwise Indicated: Knit the knit stitches and purl the purl stitches as they appear.

Row 3: Knit 4, purl 8, [Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle] twice, purl 8, knit 4.

Row 5: Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle, purl 7, Slip 1 stitch to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, purl 1 from cable needle, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, purl 1, knit 2 from cable needle, purl 7, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle.

Row 7: Knit 4, purl 6, Slip 1 stitch to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, purl 1 from cable needle, purl 1, knit 4, purl 1, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, purl 1, knit 2 from cable needle, purl 6, knit 4.

Row 9: Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle, purl 5, Slip 1 stitch to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, purl 1 from cable needle, purl 2, knit 4, purl 2, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, purl 1, knit 2 from cable needle, purl 5, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle.

Row 11: Knit 4, purl 4, Slip 1 stitch to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, purl 1 from cable needle, purl 3, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle, purl 3, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, purl 1, knit 2 from cable needle, purl 4, knit 4.

Row 13: Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle, purl 2, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle, purl 3, Slip 1 stitch to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, purl 1 from cable needle, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, purl 1, knit 2 from cable needle, purl 3, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle, purl 2, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle.

Row 14: Purl 4, knit 2, purl 4, knit 3, purl 3, knit 1, purl 2, knit 3, purl 4, knit 2, purl4.

Row 15: [Knit 4, purl 2] twice, Slip 1 stitch to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, purl 1 from cable needle, knit 1, purl 1, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, purl 1, knit 2 from cable needle, [purl 2, knit 4] twice.

Row 16: [Purl 4, knit 2] twice, purl 3, knit 1, purl 1, knit 1, purl 2, [knit 2, purl 4] twice.

Knitting Patterns Cabled Poncho Diagram
Knitting Patterns Cabled Poncho Diagram

Row 17: Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle, purl 2, knit 4, purl 1, Slip 1 stitch to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, purl 1 from cable needle, [knit 1, purl 1] twice, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, purl 1, knit 2 from cable needle, purl 1, knit 4, purl 2, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle.

Row 18: Purl 4, knit 2, purl 4, knit 1, purl 3, [knit 1, purl 1] twice, knit 1, purl 2, knit 1, purl 4, knit 2, purl 4.

Row 19: Knit 4, purl 2, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle, Slip 1 stitch to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, purl 1 from cable needle, [knit 1, purl 1] 3 times, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, purl 1, knit 2 from cable needle, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle, purl 2, knit 4.

Row 20: Purl 4, knit 2, purl 6, [purl 1, knit 1] 4 times, purl 6, knit 2, purl 4.

Row 21: Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle, purl 2, knit 2, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle, [knit 1, purl 1] 4 times, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle, knit 2, purl 2, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle.

Row 23: Knit 4, purl 2, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, purl 1, knit 2 from cable needle, [knit 1, purl 1] 3 times, Slip 1 stitch to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, purl 1 from cable needle, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle, purl 2, knit 4.

Row 25: Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle, purl 2, knit 4, purl 1, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, purl 1, knit 2 from cable needle, [knit 1, purl 1] twice, Slip 1 stitch to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, purl 1 from cable needle, purl 1, knit 4, purl 2, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle.

 

Row 27: [Knit 4, purl 2] twice, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, purl 1, knit 2 from cable needle, knit 1, purl 1, Slip 1 stitch to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, purl 1 from cable needle, [purl 2, knit 4] twice.

Row 29: Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle, purl 2, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, purl 2, knit 2 from cable needle, purl 3, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, purl 1, knit 2 from cable needle, Slip 1 stitch to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, purl 1 from cable needle, purl 3, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, purl 2 from cable needle, purl 2, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle.

Row 31: Knit 4, purl 4, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, purl 1, knit 2 from cable needle, purl 3, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle, purl 3, Slip 1 stitch to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, purl 1 from cable needle, purl 4, knit 4.

Row 33: Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle, purl 5, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, purl 1, knit 2 from cable needle, purl 2, knit 4, purl 2, Slip 1 stitch to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, purl 1 from cable needle, purl 5, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle.

Row 35: Knit 4, purl 6, Slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in front, purl 1, knit 2 from cable needle, purl 1, knit 4, purl 1, Slip 1 stitch to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, purl 1 from cable needle, purl 6, knit 4.

Row 36: Knit the knit stitches and purl the purl stitches as they appear.

Repeat Rows 1-36 for Cable Panel.

Moss Stitch (multiple of 2 stitches + 1)

Row 1 (Right Side): [Knit 1, purl 1] across to last stitch, knit 1.

Rows 2 and 3: [Purl 1, knit 1] across to last stitch, purl1.

Row 4: [Knit 1, purl 1] across to last stitch, knit 1.

Repeat Rows 1-4 for Moss stitch.

Knitting Patterns Cabled Poncho BACK

With larger needles, cast on 97 stitches.

Next Row (Wrong Side): Knit. Beginning with Row 1, work in Moss St for 6 rows, end with a wrong side row. Shape Sides Decrease 1 stitch each side every 4th row 14 times – 69 stitches. Work 1 row.

Shape Shoulders Bind off 4 stitches at beginning next 8 rows – 37 stitches. Decrease 1 stitch each side every row 4 times – 29 stitches. Slip remaining stitches to a stitch holder for Neck.

 

 

Knitting Patterns Cabled Poncho FRONT

With larger needles, cast on 98 stitches.

Next Row (Wrong Side): Knit 37, [M1, knit 4] 6 times, knit 37 – 104 stitches.

Row 1 (Right Side): Beginning with Row 1, work [knit 1, purl 1] across 34 stitches for Moss stitch, purl 2, work Cable Panel across 32 stitches, purl 2, work [knit 1, purl 1] across 34 stitches for Moss stitch. Work in patterns as established, omitting extra stitch of Moss stitch, for 6 rows. Shape Sides Decrease 1 stitch each side every 4th row 14 times – 76 stitches. Work 1 row.

 

Shape Shoulders and Neck Mark center 22 stitches for Neck. Bind off 4 stitches at beginning of next 8 rows, then decrease 1 stitch each side edge every row 4 times.

 

At Same Time, work to marked 22 center stitches, join second ball of yarn and work center 22 stitches and slip to a stitch holder for Neck, work to end of row. Working both sides at same time with separate balls of yarn and continuing to work Shoulder decreases as established, decrease 1 stitch from each Neck edge every row 7 times.

FINISHING

Sew Shoulder and side seams.

Collar: With right side facing and smaller circular needle, join yarn at left Neck edge and pick up and knit 12 stitches down left Front Neck edge, knit 22 from Front stitch holder, decrease 3 stitches evenly across, pick up and knit 12 stitches up right Front Neck edge, knit 29 from Back stitch holder – 72 stitches. Work in Knit 2, purl 2 rib for 4”.

Bind off. Weave in ends.




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