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