Petra Breakstone’s Aveline Poncho Knitting Pattern
I first met Petra Breakstone at the Grand Opening of West 7th Wool in Fort Worth. I liked her immediately – she had with her a trunk full of finished knitting patterns which I found creative, modern, flattering, fun — and I wanted to knit them all! Besides all that her sincere smile, cool style and warm personality drew me in and I knew we would be fast friends. I tried speaking German to her at first, but her English is much better than my German as of late 🙂 After completing the Muse Shrug, I decided to purchase the Aveline pattern and give it a go.
After I had finished the pattern and sewed the ends together I decided to add a neckline border. This wasn’t in the original pattern, but something I felt might hold the weight of the poncho together and give it a more “finished” look. So I simply picked up the stitches and did several rows of garter stitch, until I was happy with the result.
Here are a few selfies of me modeling my finished work.
I’m so pleased with how this poncho turned out. And like many of Petra’s patterns you can wear it different ways, as a cowl, as a poncho, with the long end in front, to the side, etc… Love love love it.