Lots o' Loops Poncho

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Lots o' Loops Poncho

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Bright colors and funky loops make this poncho a blast to wear.

2 yrs
21 ins [53 cm]
4/6 yrs
23-25" [58.5-64.5"]
8/10 yrs
26½-28" [67-71"]
12 yrs
30" [76"]
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Size:

  • 2 yrs
  • 4/6 yrs
  • 8/10 yrs
  • 12 yrs
To fit chest measurement
21 ins [53 cm]

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Contrast A

Astra | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size I9/5.5mm
$2.20

Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size N15/10mm
$3.49
The materials for this project cost $5.69

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

pat = pattern

rep = repeat

Rnd = Round

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

sp(s) = space(s)

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit chest measurement
2 yrs 21 ins [53 cm]
4/6 yrs 23-25" [58.5-64.5"]
8/10 yrs 26½-28" [67-71"]
12 yrs 30" [76"]

MATERIALS

Poncho (Main)
Patons Astra
Sizes2 yrs4/6 yrs8/10 yrs12 yrs 
Contrast A
()
2344
Sizes 2 (4/6-8/10-12) yrs
Poncho (Contrast)
Patons Melody
Sizes2 yrs4/6 yrs8/10 yrs12 yrs 
Contrast A
()
1111

GAUGE

6 crosses and 6 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in cross pat with smaller hook and Patons® Astra.

INSTRUCTIONS

ML = Draw up a loop in next sc, wrap yarn once around 3 fingers of left hand to make a loop 2½ ins [6 cm] long and hold firmly, yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook.The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).

Note: Poncho is worked in one piece from bottom edge up.

Loopy Border: With A and larger hook, ch 70 (72-76-82) loosely.
1st row: (WS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. ML in each ch to last ch. 1 sc in last ch. Turn. 69 (71-75-81) sts.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st across. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. ML in each sc to last sc. 1 sc in last sc. Break A.
Sew center back seam of Contrast A
Next rnd: With RS facing and smaller hook, join MC with sl st in first sc of loopy border. Ch 1. 2 sc in same sp. *3 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * to last 0 (2-0-0) sc. (3 sc in each of last 2 sc) 0 (1-0-0) time(s). 172 (178- 187-202) sc. Join with sl st to first sc (center back).
Proceed in cross pat as follows:
1st rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). *Miss next 2 sts. 1 dc in next st. Ch 1. 1 dc in first of 2 missed sts – cross made. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 57 (59-62-67) crosses.
2nd rnd: Ch 3. *Cross over next cross. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
3rd rnd: As 2nd rnd.
4th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each dc and ch-1 sp around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Last 4 rnds form cross pat.

Size 12 only: Rep 1st to 4th rnds once more.

Sizes 4/6, 8/10 and 12 only: Rep 1st to 3rd rnds once more.

All Sizes: Shape top: Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 1 (7-4-15) st(s) or ch-1 sp(s).*Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sts or ch-1 sps. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – sc2tog made. 1 sc in each of next 6 (6-7-6) sts or ch-1 sps. Rep from * to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. 150 (156-166-178) sts.
Work 1st to 3rd rnds of cross pat.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 0 (6-3-14) sts or ch-1 sps. *Sc2tog over next 2 sts or ch-1 sps. 1 sc in each of next 5 (5-6-5) sts or ch-1 sps. Rep from * to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. 128 (134-145- 154) sts.
Work 1st to 3rd rnds of cross pat.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 5 (5-2-13) sts or ch-1 sps. *Sc2tog over next 2 sts or ch-1 sps. 1 sc in each of next 4 (4-5-4) sts or ch-1 sps. Rep from * to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. 107 (112-124- 130) sts.
Work 1st to 3rd rnds of cross pat.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 8 (1-1-2) st(s) or ch-1 sps. *Sc2tog over next 2 sts or ch-1 sps. 1 sc in each of next 1 (2-3-3) st(s) or ch-1 sps. Rep from * to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. 74 (84-99- 104) sts.
Next rnd: Ch 1. Working from left to right, instead of from right to left as usual, work 1 reverse sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Fasten off.