Darling Daughter #2's Poncho
Darling Daughter #2's poncho.
The pattern is Lionbrand's Laced Poncho.
I used Phentex Worsted in the 454g skein. I did cast on more stitches to make the poncho a little wider because I substituted the yarn.
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I have been asked by quite a few people for instructions for this belt. So here goes:
99 Aluminium Pop Tabs
Needloft Craft Cord Nylon blend - 1 skein of black & 1 of gold. It comes in skeins of 10 yards/9.2 m. I got it at Lewiscraft for $1.99 CDN per skein.
Barrel Pony Beads from Wal-Mart.
The belt is double-sided. The tabs are placed back to back with one overlapping the other so you weave the cord through both tabs. I cut the cord in 2.5 metre lengths. I had 2 gold and 2 black cords this length. I wove the gold cord first and then the black on the top and then did the same on the bottom . Remember to keep all the tabs the same way up. When the belt is finished you tie a knot with both cords. Then I threaded 3 beads on the top and bottom cords in the combination of gold/black/gold. I then braided the cord approx 4-5 inches tied a knot in both combination of cords black/gold. I then threaded 3 more beads on each cord in the combination of gold/black/gold (total of 6 beads at the end of the belt . Tied a knot in the end & voila you have finished. I did burn the ends of the cord to melt it so that the beads do not fall off. (I am not sure whether this is necessary)
I hope this makes sense!