Peacenik Poncho

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Peacenik Poncho

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This tie-dye poncho gives girls the freedom to move and groove. 

Sizes

2/4 yrs
21-23 ins [ 53.5-58.5 cm ]
6/8 yrs
25-26½ ins [ 63.5-67.5 cm ]
10 yrs
28 ins [ 71 cm ]
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The materials for this project cost $17.10

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Size:

  • 2/4 yrs
  • 6/8 yrs
  • 10 yrs
To fit chest measurement
21-23 ins [ 53.5-58.5 cm ]

Step 2:

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

Main Color (MC)

Handicrafter Cotton | Hot Pink, 13740Edit Color
$3.98

Contrast A

Handicrafter Cotton | Psychedelic Ombre, 23600Edit Color
$5.97

Bernat Pattern Book:

Peace and Love | Peace & Love, 530206Edit Version
$4.95

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size H8/5mm
$2.20

Materials not included in this kit:

1 yd [91.5 cm] of elastic ¼ ins [.5 cm] wide.

The materials for this project cost $17.10

Abbreviations

Dc = double crochet

hdc = half double crochet

pat = pattern

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

sp(s) = space(s)

tog = together

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit chest measurement
2/4 yrs 21-23 ins [ 53.5-58.5 cm ]
6/8 yrs 25-26½ ins [ 63.5-67.5 cm ]
10 yrs 28 ins [ 71 cm ]

MATERIALS

Handicrafter Cotton (50 g/1.75 oz;73 m/80 yds)
Sizes2/4 yrs6/8 yrs10 yrs 
Main Color (MC)
Hot Pink (13740)
222
Handicrafter Cotton (42 g/1.5 oz;62 m/68 yds)
Contrast A
Psychedelic Ombre (23600)
333
Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. 1 yd [91.5 cm] of elastic ¼ ins [.5 cm] wide.

GAUGE

13 sc and 14 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].

530206-Cover-Peace and Love
Digital book - $3.95
Hard copy - $4.95

INSTRUCTIONS

MOTIF A
With MC, ch 4.

1st rnd: [2 dc. (Ch 2. 3 dc) 3 times] all in 4th ch from hook. Join with sl st to 3rd ch of ch 4. Fasten off.
2nd rnd: Join A with sl st to any ch-2 sp corner. Ch 3 (counts as dc). (2 dc. Ch 3. 3 dc) in same sp as sl st. [(3 dc. Ch 3. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp] 3 times. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.

MOTIF B
Work as given for Motif A, substituting A for MC and MC for A.

PONCHO
Make 3 (4-5) Motifs A and 3 (4-5) Motifs B. Join Motifs into 2 strips, alternating Motif A and B.

Note: To join new color, work to last 2 loops on hook. Draw new color through last 2 loops then proceed in new color.

First piece: 1st row: (RS). Join MC with sl st to top right corner. Ch 1. 2 sc in same sp as sl st. *1 sc in each of next 6 dc. 1 sc in next ch-3 sp. 1 sc in joining sp between 2 Motifs. 1 sc in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * to last 6 dc and corner ch-3 sp. 1 sc in each of next 6 dc. 3 sc in next ch-3 sp. Turn. 29 (38-47) sc.
2nd row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). *Miss next 2 sc. 1 dc in next sc. Ch 1. 1 dc in first of 2 missed sc. Rep from * to last sc. 1 dc in last sc. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first dc. *1 sc in next dc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in next dc. Rep from * to last dc. 1 sc in last dc. Turn.
4th row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). *Miss next 2 sc. 1 dc in next sc. Ch 1. 1 dc in first of 2 missed sc. Rep from * to last sc. 1 dc in last sc. Join A. Turn.
5th row: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in first dc. *1 sc in next dc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in next dc. Rep from * to last dc. 1 sc in last dc. Join MC. Turn. Rep 2nd to 5th rows until work from bottom of Motifs measures 20 (23-25) ins [51 (58.5-63.5) cm], ending with a RS row. Fasten off.

Second piece: 1st row: (RS). Join A with sl st to top right corner. Ch 1. 2 sc in same sp as sl st. *1 sc in each of next 6 dc. 1 sc in next ch-3 sp. 1 sc in joining sp between 2 Motifs. 1 sc in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * to last 6 dc and corner ch-3 sp. 1 sc in each of next 6 dc. 3 sc in next ch-3 sp. Turn. 29 (38- 47) sc.
2nd row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in same sp as sl st. Ch 2. *1 sc in next sc. Miss next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Ch 3. Rep from * to last sc, ending with: Ch 2. 1 hdc in last sc. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in first hdc. Ch 2. 1 sc in next ch-2 sp. *(1 sc. Ch 3. 1 sc) in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * to last ch-2 sp. 1 sc in next ch-2 sp. Ch 2. 1 hdc in last hdc. Turn. Rep last row for pat until work from bottom of Motifs measures 20 (23-25) ins [51 (58.5-63.5) cm], ending with a WS row.
Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first hdc. Work 28 (37-46) sc evenly across. Fasten off.

Sew one side edge of first piece to top of second piece. Sew side edge of second piece to top of first piece (see Diagram).

Neck edging: 1st rnd:With RS facing, join MC with sl st at V of center back. Work 1 row of sc evenly around neck edge. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in each sc around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.

Lower edging:With RS of work facing, join MC with sl st at point of center back. Work 1 row of sc evenly around lower edge. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Tassel: (make 2). Cut a piece of cardboard 3½ ins [9 cm] wide. Wind A around cardboard 15 times. Break yarn, leaving a long end and thread end through a needle. Slip needle through all loops and tie tightly. Remove cardboard and wind yarn tightly around loops ¾ inch [2 cm] below fold. Fasten securely. Cut through rem loops and trim ends evenly.

Decorative drawstring: With 2 strands of A, make a chain 20 ins [51 cm] long. Fasten off. Sew one tassel to each end of drawstring. Fold drawstring in half and sew at front of neck opening.
Thread elastic through 2nd rnd of neck edging. Sew ends tog.