Garden Poncho - Free Crochet Pattern

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The Garden Poncho is here and I am thrilled to finally be sharing this free crochet pattern with you all. The Garden Poncho uses Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK in Washed Teal, a beautiful shade of blue and gorgeous fiber you won’t want to stop working with.

The best part about the Garden Poncho? This pattern uses just two simple rectangle shapes that are seamed together in a unique fashion to create this gorgeous, light weight Poncho. Don’t let the shaping and stitch definition scare you, a beginner could easily complete this pattern in no time!

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The delicate look of the Garden Poncho pairs wonderfully with a legging or skinny jean. Do to how bright the yarn I chose to use was, I think my Garden Poncho looks best with white!

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Materials

5.50mm Crochet Hook

7-9 Skeins Paintbox Yarns DK Cotton OR 1,000-1,400 yards light (3) yarn

Scissors

Yarn Needle

Scrap yarn

Gauge

In X- Stitch using 5.50mm Crochet Hook

16sts & 7.2r  = 4”

Abbreviations

Ch - Chain

DC - Double Crochet

Sk - Skip

SC - Single Crochet

Sl St - Slip Stitch

X St - X-Stitch

Notes

This poncho is worked in 2 separate rectangle panels, seamed together at the end. 

Size adjustments are listed as such (XS/S, M/L, XL/ 2XL, 3XL)

Ch2 does NOT count as a stitch. 

Special Stitches

X-Stitch - Sk1, DC, DC into Skipped stitch

Pattern

Front/Back Panel (Make Two)

Ch(66, 70, 74, 78)

R1 - DC into 4th Ch from hook, DC into 3rd Ch from hook, Continue with X St across (64, 68, 72, 76)

R2 - Ch2, Turn, X St across (64, 68, 72, 76)

Repeat R2 for a total of (54, 58, 62, 64) rows. 

Fasten off. 

Rectangle Panel Measurements:

XS/S - 16x30”

M/L - 17x32”

XL/2XL - 18x34”

3XL - 19x38”

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Seaming

There are two seams only for this pattern. For the video tutorial skip to 6:00

Youtube Tutorial - 

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Neckline


Attach yarn to the center of the back neck section of Pancho.

R1 -  Ch2, DC into each stitch around the neck opening, Sl St to the beginning.

R2 - Ch1, SC into each stitch around, Sl St to beginning.
Fasten off.

Edging

Attach yarn to the bottom of the Pancho.

R1 -  Ch2, DC into each stitch around the bottom of the poncho, placing 3DC into both pointed edges. Sl St to the beginning.

Fasten off. 

Fringe

Step 1 - Cut (3) 6” strands of yarn.

Step 2 - Fold the strands of yarn for one fringe in half, forming a loop at one end

Step 3 - Take your hook and draw the loop through the stitch that you’re attaching the fringe to.

Step 4 - Draw the loose ends of the yarn through the loop.

Step 5 - Holding the top of the fringe in one hand, pull gently on the fringe ends with your other hand


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