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#09 Two-Direction Poncho - Knit Pattern

Free with Same Yarn Purchase!

Laura Zukaite designed this Two-Direction Poncho for the Fall/Winter 2019 issue (#15) of Noro Magazine.

The poncho is worked in two directions with the lower front worked first from right to left. Then, stitches are picked up along the top edge and worked in a horseshoe cable pattern across the shoulders, followed by more ribbing in the back.

Available as a Digital Download (PDF format), free with Ito yarn purchase. Not sold separately.


  • Designed by: Laura Zukaite
  • Size: One size
  • Finished Measurements: width across back, including trims = 31" [78.5cm]; length = 24.5" [62cm]
  • Yarn: 3 balls Noro Ito (details below)
  • Needles: US size 8 [5mm] and 9 [5.5mm] 24" [60cm] circulars
  • Gauge: 18 sts x 22 rows = 4" [10cm] over rib pattern; 21 sts x 22 rows = 4" [10cm] over cable pattern stitch using larger needle; OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE


3 balls Noro Ito (7.1oz/200g [approx 437yd/400m], 100% wool, worsted weight yarn), #4-Bizen.