The magic loop method for circular knitting one of my favorite skills to teach. Not only is it easy to master, but it can actually save time and money, and perhaps even help you get a better fit in your hand knitted garments.
FINALLY :-) Bumbling Bees: Universal Poncho Pattern You could use two identical rectangles and join them end to side where "rectangle A" is the length as the image shows, plus the length of B on the image.Raverly has the pattern measurements for that
Yarn: Malabrigo Worsted skeins) Needles: US 8 Pattern: Cast on 30 sts. Row 1 (WS): Slip 1 pwise, purl to end. Row Slip 1 kwise, *YO, pass YO over repeat from * Repeat these two rows until desired length ending with a purl row. Bind off.