Cool Crochet Poncho

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Cool Crochet Poncho

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Unexpected color combinations make this fantastic striped poncho pop!

Sizes

Extra-Small/Medium
28 - 38 ins [71-96.5 cm]
Large/2 Extra-Large
40 - 50 ins [101.5-127 cm]
3 Extra-Large/5 Extra-Large
52 - 62 ins [132-157.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $9.39

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Extra-Small/Medium
  • Large/2 Extra-Large
  • 3 Extra-Large/5 Extra-Large
To fit chest/bust measurement
28 - 38 ins [71-96.5 cm]

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

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Contrast A

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Contrast B

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Contrast C

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Contrast D

Super Value | White, 07391Edit Color
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Contrast E

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Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size J10/6mm
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Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size K10.5/6.5mm
$2.20
The materials for this project cost $9.39

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

hdc = half double crochet

hdc2(3)tog = (yoh and draw up a loop in next stitch) 2(3) times. yoh and draw through all loops on hook.

pat = pattern

rem = remain(ing)

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

st(s) = stitch(es)

Yoh = yarn over the hook

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit chest/bust measurement
Extra-Small/Medium 28 - 38 ins [71-96.5 cm]
Large/2 Extra-Large 40 - 50 ins [101.5-127 cm]
3 Extra-Large/5 Extra-Large 52 - 62 ins [132-157.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Bernat Super Value
SizesExtra-Small/MediumLarge/2 Extra-Large3 Extra-Large/5 Extra-Large 
Main Color (MC)
()
111
Contrast A
()
112
Contrast B
()
111
Contrast C
()
111
Bernat Super Value (197 g/7. oz;389 m/426 yds)
Contrast D
White (07391)
111
Contrast E
()
111
Size 6 mm (U.S. J or 10) or 6.5 mm (U.S. K or 10½) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

Sizes XS/M and L/2XL: 11 hdc and 9 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with 6 mm crochet hook. Size 3XL/5XL: 10 hdc and 8 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with 6.5 mm crochet hook.

INSTRUCTIONS

Stripe Pattern
With B, work 2 rows.
With C, work 2 rows.
With D, work 2 rows.
With B, work 2 rows.
With MC, work 2 rows.
With A, work 2 rows.
With E, work 2 rows.
With A, work 2 rows.
With MC, work 2 rows.
These 18 rows form Stripe Pat.
Back
**Sizes XS/M and L/2XL only: With smaller hook and A, ch 76 (90).
Size 3XL/5XL only: With larger hook and A, ch 106.
All Sizes: 1st row: (RS). 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook (counts as hdc). 1 hdc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 74 (88-104) hdc.
2nd row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each hdc across. Turn.
Beg with 1st row of Stripe Pat, proceed as follows:
3rd row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in first hdc. (Yoh and draw up a loop in next st) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook– Hdc2tog made. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 3 sts. Hdc2tog over next 2 sts. 1 hdc in last hdc. Turn.
4th to 6th rows: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st across. Turn.
Rep last 4 rows 4 (2-2) times more. 64 (82-98) sts.
Next row: (RS). Ch 2. 1 hdc in first hdc. Hdc2tog over next 2 sts. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 3 hdc. Hdc2tog over next 2 hdc. 1 hdc in last hdc. Turn.
Next row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st across. Turn.**
Rep last 2 rows 6 (11-15) times more. 50 (58-66) sts.
Shape shoulders: 1st row: (RS). Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 (2-3) hdc. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 2 (2-3) hdc. 1 sc in each of last 2 (2-3) hdc. Turn.
2nd row: Sl st in each of first 2 (2-3) sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 (2-3) hdc. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 2 (2-3) hdc. 1 sc in each of last 2 (2-3) hdc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
Rep last 2 rows once more.
5th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 (3-3) hdc. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 2 (3-3) hdc. 1 sc in each of last 2 (3-3) hdc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
6th row: Sl st in each of first 2 (3-3) sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 (3-3) hdc. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 2 (3-3) hdc. 1 sc in each of last 2 (3-3) hdc. Fasten off. Place marker at each end of center 26 (30-30) sts.
Front
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
Rep last 2 rows 1 (6-9) time(s) more. 60 (68-78) sts.
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, proceed as follows:
Next row: (RS). Ch 2. 1 hdc in first hdc. Hdc2tog over next 2 sts. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 3 hdc. Hdc2tog over next 2 hdc. 1 hdc in last hdc. Turn. 58 (66-76) sts.
Divide for front: Next row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of next 28 (32-37) hdc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
Next row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 3 hdc. Hdc2tog over next 2 hdc. 1 hdc in last hdc. Turn.
Next row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each hdc across. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows 2 (2-3) times more. 25 (29-33) sts.
Next row: (RS). Ch 2. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 3 hdc. Hdc2tog over next 2 hdc. 1 hdc in last hdc. Turn.
Shape Neck: Next row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 9 hdc. Hdc2tog over next 2 hdc. 1 hdc in next hdc. Turn.
Leave rem sts unworked. 17 (21-25) sts.
Shape Shoulder: 1st row: (RS). Ch 2. 1 hdc in first hdc. Hdc2tog over next 2 hdc. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 2 (2-3) hdc. 1 sc in each of last 2 (2-3) hdc. Turn.
2nd row: Sl st in each of first 2 (2-3) sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 (2-3) hdc. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 3 hdc. Hdc2tog over next 2 hdc. 1 hdc in last hdc. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows once more.
5th row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in first hdc. Hdc2tog over next 2 hdc. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 2 (3-3) hdc. 1 sc in each of last 2 (3-3) hdc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
6th row: Sl st in each of first 2 (3-3) sc. 1 sc in each hdc across. Fasten off.
Shape left front: With WS of work facing, miss next 2 hdc. Join appropriate color with sl st to next hdc. Ch 2. 1 hdc in each hdc across. Turn. 28 (32-37) sts.
Next row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in first hdc. Hdc2tog over next 2 hdc. 1 hdc in each hdc across. Turn.
Next row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each hdc across. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows 2 (2-3) times more. 25 (29-33) sts.
Shape neck: Next row: (RS). Ch 2. 1 hdc in first hdc. Hdc2tog over next 2 hdc. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 6 hdc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
Next row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in next hdc. Hdc2tog over next 2 hdc. 1 hdc in each hdc across. Turn. 17 (21-25) sts.
Shape shoulder: 1st row: (RS). Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 (2-3) hdc. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 3 hdc. Hdc2tog over next 2 hdc. 1 hdc in last hdc. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in first hdc. Hdc2tog over next 2 hdc. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 2 (2-3) hdc. 1 sc in each of last 2 (2-3) hdc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
3rd row: Sl st in each of first 2 (2-3) sc. Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 2 (2-3) hdc. 1 hdc in each hdc across to last 2 (2-3) hdc. Hdc2tog over next 2 hdc. 1 hdc in last hdc. Turn.
4th row: As 2nd row.
5th row: Sl st in each of first 2 (2-3) sc. Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 2 (3-3) hdc. 1 hdc in each hdc across to last 3 hdc. Hdc2tog over next 2 hdc. 1 hdc in last hdc. Turn.
6th row: 1 sc in each hdc across to last 2 (3-3) sts. Fasten off.
Finishing
Pin garment pieces to measurements.
Cover with a damp cloth leaving cloth to dry.
Beg at lower edge, sew side and shoulder seams, aligning neck edge of Front with marker on Back and matching stripes.
Placket and Neck Edging
With RS of work facing, join MC with sl st to right front at base of front opening.
1st row: Work 9 (9-12) sc up right edge of front opening, 3 sc in corner, 15 sc up right front neck edge to shoulder seam, 26 (30-30) sc across back neck, 15 sc down left front neck edge, 3 sc in corner, and 9 (9-12) sc down left edge of front opening. Turn. 80 (84-90) sts.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row, having 3 sc in corners. Join A. Turn.
3rd row: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row, having 3 sc in corners. Fasten off.
Lap right side of placket over left and sew row ends of placket in position.