Pattern: Leafy Baby Poncho

Something new to do with sock yarn!

This is a fairly easy project - beginners having experience with or a willingness to try decreases and yarn-overs will be able to complete this pattern.


  • 3 months: 9” down each arm
  • 6 months: 10” down each arm
  • 12 months: 11” down each arm
  • 18 months: 12.75” down each arm

Skills required

  • Knitting, purling
  • Yarn overs
  • Decreasing
  • Chart reading

Materials needed

  • Yarn: 1 ball of S. R. Kertzer "On Your Toes 4 Ply", 75% superwash wool/25% nylon, 390yds/100g, colour ON223816 Carousel Print
  • Needles:
    • 2.75mm circular needle, 12" long
    • 4mm needle (for cast-on)
  • Three stitch markers, one noticeably different from the others


  • 28 stitches to 4 inches/10 centimetres on 2.75mm needles in stocking stitch (i.e. standard sock yarn gauge)

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