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"Over the years I have made several of these. Speaking from personal experience, I can tell you that these boxes -when used in the pictured position- are not strong enough on their own to hold very many books or magazines for very long. Eventually they will sag and become an eyesore. Preventing the eyesore from happening is simple - turn the boxes on their side once they are completed, and Voila! They are an EXCELLENT way to wrangle in all that clutter and chaos we often find throughout our home and office. There is also another way to make them strong and that is to REINFORCE THEM. Personally, I like to do this when I need to use the boxes for flimsier items like loose papers that have a tendency to curl on their edges if stored on their sides or when not packed tightly. Reinforcing the boxes means you can put a lot more weight into them even while they are laying flat like they are in the picture. I reinforce my boxes with a very thin wood that can be purchased at almost any hardware store - it is called Louon (my spelling is probably off but it is pronounced LEW-ON). It is very cost-effective and extremely easy to work with. Add to this that it is VERY VERSATILE and you have a great solution to making even very flimsy projects much more stable. I hope this helps! BTW USPS boxes are legal to use BUT ONLY if you PURCHASED them OR they are USED. IF you are thinking about using new boxes that were FREE from the USPS Priority Mail Services - then you would be breaking the law. New FREE Boxes MUST be used only for Mail. Boxes that are Purchased or Used should be OK."

Two Piece Knit Poncho Pattern

This rectangular poncho knitting pattern is perfect for beginners.

Updated July 24, 2019
Two Piece Knit Poncho Pattern
Two Piece Knit Poncho Pattern
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Looking for a new staple piece for your wardrobe? Well, you've come to the right place! This Two Piece Knit Poncho Pattern is a must for every winter closet. Made out of chunky yarn, this poncho will keep you warm and cozy. 

Whether you're attending a fancy event or taking a lazy day, this free knitting pattern is a great option, and it's meant to be worn by women of all shapes and sizes. In the pattern's instructions, you'll notice that you can adjust the poncho's size without any extra trouble. You only need three or four balls of yarn, so there's no way you'll break the bank. This pattern is so easy to knit that you'll be choosing ponchos over knit shawl patterns in the winter (though you should definitely bookmark our shawls collection to come back to in summer!).

No one wants to deal with increases or decreases if they can avoid it. By working up this rectangular poncho knitting pattern, all you need to do is create two panels and seam them together. So, if you're looking for a free poncho knitting pattern or you just want to try something new, this poncho pattern is perfect for you!


Knitting Needle Size8 or 5 mm

Yarn Weight(5) Bulky/Chunky (12-15 stitches for 4 inches)

Gauge15 sts and 22 rows = 4 in. [10 cm] in stocking st.

Finished SizeXS/M 20½ in. [52 cm] -- L/2XL 22½ in. [57 cm] -- 3XL/5XL 24½ in. [62 cm]

Materials List

  • Bernat Harmony (100 g/3.5 oz) in Ocean Blue (47142) - Sizes XS/M 3 balls; L/2XL 4 balls; 3XL/5XL 4 balls
  • Knitting needles: size 5 mm (U.S. 8) or size needed to obtain gauge.


The instructions are written for the smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes, the instructions will be written thus ( ).

FRONT and BACK (make alike):

  1. Cast on 55 (60-65) sts.

  2. Knit 3 rows.

  3. Next row: (RS). Knit.

  4. Next row: K3. Purl to last 3 sts. K3.

  5. Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures 29 (32-34) in. [73.5 (81.5-86.5) cm], ending with WS facing for next row.

  6. Knit 2 rows. Cast off knitwise (WS).


  1. Sew cast off edge of one piece to side of other piece as shown in Diagram.


XS/M 28-38 in. [71-96.5 cm]
L/2XL 40-50 in. [101.5-127 cm]
3XL/5XL 52-62 in. [132-157.5 cm]

Finished length between neck edge and point:

XS/M 20½ in. [52 cm]
L/2XL 22½ in. [57 cm]
3XL/5XL 24½ in. [62 cm]

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i don,t understand the directions. it says to knit the first 3 rows and then knit the next row? (RS ) what does thatnmean

How is the best way to join the 2 pieces? The one on the photo looks nice.

This easy poncho is a fun project especially for a beginning knitter. The pattern can be adjusted if you want a bigger poncho. A self striping yarn also adds an interesting visual element. The finished project makes a great gift it fits everyone and is the perfect weight for chilly spring and autumn days. I highly recommend you try this one!

This two piece Poncho pattern is so much fun to do. I have done several of them and everyone is adorable. I have made them for both adults and children. All that I have made were for gifts and everyone loved them. SO if you live where it is cold, these are a must. Enjoy.

Hi mariagarcia2 5331336, Unfortunately our patterns only come in English. Sorry for any inconvenience. -Editors of FaveCrafts

please a need the partten in spanish


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