Twi­light Pon­cho

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FIN­ISHED SIZE One size fits most FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS Cir­cum­fer­ence at widest point: 69 inches Length: 19 inches Neck cir­cum­fer­ence: 29 inches

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Pre­mier Yarns Sweet Roll medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn (5 oz/245 yds/140g per cake):

4 cakes #1047-11 sil­ver swirl • Size I/9/5.5mm cro­chet hook or

size needed to ob­tain gauge • Tapestry nee­dle GAUGE 14 sc = 4 inches; 14 rows = 4 inches

PAT­TERN NOTES

Pon­cho is worked in 1 rec­tan­gle piece from the top down. The 2 long side edges are joined and seamed to­gether us­ing long tail. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less other­wise stated. Neck size ad­just­ment can be made by sewing more or less seam stitches.

SPE­CIAL STITCHES

First chet (first foun­da­tion foun­da­tion sin­gle sc): cro

Ch 2, in­sert hook in 2nd ch from hook, yo, pull up lp, yo, pull through 1 lp on hook com­pleted), (see yo, il­lus­tra­tion pull through A—ch-1 both lps and on C—sc hook com­pleted). (see il­lus­tra­tions B Next foun­da­tion sin­gle cro­chet (next foun­da­tion sc): hook in last ch-1 made (see [In­sert il­lus

tra­tion A), yo, pull up lp, yo, pull through 1 lp on hook (see il­lus­tra­tion B—ch-1 com­pleted), yo, pull through both lps on hook (see il­lus­tra­tions C and D—sc com­pleted)] as in­di­cated.

Shell: [(Dc, ch 2) twice, dc] in in­di­cated st. Be­gin­ning V-stitch (Beg V-st): Ch 5 (counts as a dc and ch 2), dc in the in­di­cated st.

V-stitch (V-st): (Dc, ch 2, dc) in the in­di­cated st. Sin­gle cro­chet join (sc join): Place slip knot on hook, in­sert hook in in­di­cated st, yo and pull up a lp, yo and draw through both lps on hook.

PON­CHO

Leav­ing about a 30-inch-long tail, first foun­da­tion sc (see Spe­cial Stitches), 228 next foun­da­tion

sc (see Spe­cial Stitches). (229 foun­da­tion sc) Row 1 (RS): Ch 1, sc in the first st, *sk the next 2 sts, shell (see Spe­cial Stitches) in the next st, sk the next 2 sts, sc in next st; rep from * across, turn. (38 shells, 39 sc) Row 2: Beg V-st (see Spe­cial

Stitches) in the first sc, sk next dc, sc in next dc, *shell in the next sc, sk next dc, sc in next dc; rep from * to the last sc, V-st (see Spe­cial

Stitches) in the last sc, turn. (38 sc, 38 shells, 1 V-st, 1 Beg V-st) Row 3: Ch 1, sc in the first dc, shell in the next sc, *sk next dc, sc in next dc, shell in next sc; rep from * across, sc in the 3rd ch of ch-5 turn­ing ch, turn. (38 shells, 39 sc) Rows 4–19: [Rep rows 2 and 3 al­ter­nately] 8 times. Do not turn. Row 20: Ch 1, sc 54 sts evenly across short side edge. Fas­ten off. With RS fac­ing, sc join (see Spe­cial Stitches) in the cor­ner on the op­po­site short side edge and rep row 20.

Fold rec­tan­gle piece in half with RS fac­ing. With long tail, whip

stitch (see il­lus­tra­tion) edges of the 2 foun­da­tion sides tog for 201/2 inches or to de­sired size (see Pat­tern Notes). Fas­ten off.

NECK

With RS fac­ing, sc join yarn in the first st af­ter the seam. Rnd 1: Sc in each st around, join (see Pat­tern Notes) in the first sc. Do not turn. (97 sc) Rnd 2: Ch 1, re­verse sc (see Stitch Guide) in each sc around, join in the ch-1 sp. Fas­ten off.

BOR­DER

With RS fac­ing, join yarn at the bot­tom short end cor­ner.

Row 1: Ch 1, sc in the same st as join, *[sk the next 2 sts, shell in the next st, sk the next 2 sts, sc in next st]** 8 times, shell in the next st, sk the next 2 sts, sc in the seam st; rep from * to ** across. Do not turn. (18 shells, 19 sc) Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *[ch 2, sk next dc, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp] twice, ch 2, sc in next sc; rep from * around, ch 2, join in the first sc. Fas­ten off. (279 sc, 280 ch-2 sps)

FIN­ISH­ING

Weave in ends; block if de­sired.

First Foun­da­tion Sin­gle Cro­chet Next Foun­da­tion Sin­gle Cro­chet

This pon­cho is as comfortable as it is ver­sa­tile! You’ll not only have fun cro­chet­ing it in your fa­vorite color of cake yarn, but also styling it sev­eral dif­fer­ent ways to fit your mood and the oc­ca­sion!

Whip­stitch Edges

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