"Asymmetric styling updates this poncho from 70s
cliche to n-o-w," says the designer. "Choose a worsted (medium) weight yarn in wool, cotton, synthetic, or a blend. Garter stitch with easy shaping and eyelet detailing." It just goes to show how a new slant on things can bring an idea right into the moment-- this is as modern a take on a classic garment as you'll ever find, and one that shows off the qualities of a great yarn to breathtaking effect.