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Knit Cora Poncho Pattern

Updated: May 11, 2021

Hi! The Knit Cora Poncho is live!

I made this for the cute little girl wearing it during a camping trip. She's so adorable! On to the pattern then!

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GAUGE | Stockinette in US15/10mm

4” = 10 Stitches | 14 Rows/Rounds

YARN Lion Brand Hometown USA or Wool Ease Thick and Quick Approx. 100 (130, 170, 195, 200, 220, 300, 340, 365, 400, 430) yards

NEEDLES | Knitter’s Pride Ginger US13/9mm & US15/10mm 28+” Circular Needles



co – Cast on st(s) – Stitch(es) slip – Slip a stitch

kw – Knit wise

k – Knit

p – Purl yo – Yarn over

sl – slip

tbl – Through back loop

k3tog – Knit 3 stitches together

sm – slip marker

pm – place marker

rep – Repeat rem – Remaining

LH/RH – Left/Right Hand

SKILL LEVEL – Intermediate

NOTES – Pattern is written in US terms. Circle the size you’re working on before you start.


Sizes Baby, Child, & Youth

12m (18m, 24m,

2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16)


Sizes 12m (18m, 24m, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16)

Starting with US13/9mm Needles

Co 32 (34, 36, 40, 44, 46, 48, 50, 54, 56, 60) add stitch marker and join careful not to twist sts.

Rounds 1- 4 (4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6, 6): *k1, p1. Rep from * around.

Switch to US15/10mm Needles

Round 1: k8 (8, 9, 10, 11, 11, 12, 12, 13, 14, 15) sts, pm, k16 (17, 18, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 30), pm, k rem sts.

Round 2: *k until 3 sts before marker. Work the next 3 sts without removing it from the LH needle [k3tog1, yo2, k3tog, yo, k3tog]. Remove from LH needle, sm, sl the next 3 sts kw4 from LH to RH needle and then place the 3 sts back on the LH5 needle. This twists the 3 sts. Work the next 3 sts without removing it from the LH needle [k3tog tbl, yo, k3tog tbl, yo, k3tog tbl]6. Remove from LH needle. Rep from * once. k rem sts.

Rounds 3-5: k all sts.

Rep rounds 2-5 (ending on round 3) until length measures approx. 9.5 (11, 15, 15, 16.5, 17.5, 19, 21, 23, 24, 25) inches. Measure from neck down on shoulder side. Adjust length of poncho as desired.

Switch to US13/9mm Needles

Fold poncho in half so that the decorative raglan is on the front and back of poncho (not sides). Mark the center (for sleeve cuffs) between the decorative raglan sts, on the side edges. Make sure you have the same number of sts on the front and back.

Ribbing: Work 1- 4 (4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6, 6) rounds of 1x1 ribbing: *k1, p1. Rep from * around.

Bind all sts off if you are NOT adding sleeves/cuffs.

Set up for sleeves (optional): *Bind off until 7 (7, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9, 9, 9, 10, 10) sts before (side) marker. Continue 1x1 ribbing for the next 14 (14, 14, 14, 16, 16, 18, 18, 18, 20, 20) sts** & place these sts on a separate needle (or scrap yarn). Rep from * to ** once.

CUFFS | US13/9mm Needles

The cuffs are worked back and forth & seamed together.

Rows 1-5: k the k sts & p the p sts. Bind off after desired size. Rep for other side with the sts you placed on a separate needle.


Seam the short ends on the wrong side (inside) with a whip stitch (or desired method). Weave in all ends and block as desired.

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