62 Crochet Poncho Patterns
Crochet ponchos for kids and adults are such a great way to add a layer of warmth to any outfit.
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Ponchos are the perfect all-weather clothing item. In winter, they add an extra layer of warmth, and in summer, they are light and airy. Learn how to crochet a poncho for friends, family, and yourself with this stunning collection fo our favorite ponchos!
If you're wondering how to work poncho designs that are simple and attractive for all occasions, we have several free easy poncho crochet patterns to wear with everyday outfits. To crochet a poncho that's a bit fancier, or better for hot summer days, check out the lacy ponchos category.
Ponchos are not just for adults either. Crochet children's ponchos are great for dressing fussy kids who won't stay still or get irritated by constricting clothing. There are so many designs to choose from and they all make spectacular finished pieces. Make poncho patterns for kids for a great and thoughtful back-to-school project.
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Crochet Poncho Patterns for Everyday Wear
These simple patterns for ponchos will keep you warm and stylish whether you're running to the grocery store, taking a walk in the park, or having dinner with friends. When you need something simple to layer over a simple shirt, grab one of these stylish ponchos instead of a light jacket for instant style. These designs are perfect everyday wear.
Whether you need something lighter, like the Sand and Sea Poncho, or something more neutral and everything, like the pictured Boho Poncho, we've got you covered.
- Granny Square Poncho
Free crochet poncho patterns like this one are great to wear in the spring and summer.
- Poncho Sweater
Who says ponchos are just for old hippies? Use this free crochet pattern to create an adorable baby Poncho Sweater!
- Scrap Happy Crochet Poncho
Use up some of that leftover yarn and treat yourself to this Scrap Happy Poncho Crochet pattern.
- Winsome Crochet Poncho
Crochet your own diagonally striped crochet poncho with the Winsome Crochet Poncho pattern. This intermediate crochet pattern uses clusters of stitches to achieve the unique stitch pattern seen in the photo.
- All Year Round Crochet Poncho
Do you have any crochet ponchos that you wish you could wear in almost every season? With the All Year Round Crochet Poncho, you can!
- Circular Poncho
The off-set style creates an eye-catching design in the back.
- Perfect Fall Poncho
The Perfect Fall Poncho features a simple cable-look pattern so it works up fast, an easy to wear shape and neutral color (in cozy Lion Brand Fishermens Wool), and is one size fits just about all adults.
- Holiday Poncho
The Holiday Poncho is great for cold evenings out and about, or even at home. The chunky crocheting and fringe are right in line with the current style; you will be the envy of the Holiday Party!
- Ridiculously Easy Poncho Pattern
Worked up using one crochet stitch, this crochet poncho can be made as big or as small as you want - you have much freedom from the starting chain to the width of the poncho.
- Effortlessly Chic Poncho
The bright colors and bold stripes make it perfect to freshen up your wardrobe.
- Ice Crystals Poncho
This Ice Crystals Poncho pattern uses bamboo yarn and looks beautiful when it's put together. A zipper separates one side from the other around the shoulder area.
- Queen Elizabeth Poncho
Worked up in a royal red yarn, this poncho is sure to make anyone look like they belong atop a throne.
- Striped Poncho
Striped Ponchos are stylish, easy crochet sweaters that women can wear over anything. They make great jackets in the fall, or they can be worn as sweaters in the colder months.
- Stupendous Stashbuster Poncho
This crochet poncho pattern uses yarn scraps (or any yarn, really) to put together this colorful, textural poncho pattern. Use up any yarn in your stash and switch up the colors with every row to maximize the amount of scraps you use.
- Perfectly Paris Poncho
It's an intermediate crochet pattern to complete using Bernat yarn.
- Plus Size Crochet Poncho Pattern
This Plus Size Crochet Poncho Pattern gives easy intermediate-level instructions about how to increase the size of this crochet poncho to fit anyone.
- Dragonfly Crochet Poncho
A simple design allows both the dragonflies and yarn to show through.
- Boho Poncho
Quick to work up and easy to follow, this crochet pattern can be made in any color - or use self-striping yarn, as in the photo, for a seamless and colorful design.
- Sherbet Kaftan Top
Crochet a free size and convertible kaftan top with this Sherbet Kaftan Top pattern. It would be a lovely beach cover up or a layering piece to pair with your casual clothes.
- Sand and Sea Crochet Poncho
The unique crochet pattern makes a rectangular poncho, instead of a pointed or round poncho.
- Collared Crochet Poncho
Worked in the round with no real seams, this poncho pattern is fun to work up and delicately detailed with a row of hearts at the hem.
- Harvest Poncho
The Harvest Poncho works up in just a few evenings or a weekend, making it the perfect go to for gifts.
Chunky Crochet Poncho Designs
Learn how to crochet a poncho that's super warm and extra cozy for the coldest of winter days! These chunky crochet ponchos are made with bulky and super bulky yarn, offering the most warmth you can get. Plus, since the yarn is so thick, these patterns will work up super quickly!
These chunky poncho patterns are great alternatives to sweaters and crochet cardigans, and they're so in style right now! Stay warm with a boho-chic flair!
- Striped Cozy Poncho
This attractive Striped Cozy Poncho has an irresistible pattern made with wonderfully soft yarn. Both making and wearing this lovely free crochet project will be a treat.
- Cozy Tweed Crochet Poncho
The buttons that divide the outsides into armholes make this poncho almost like a sweater and the cowl neck makes it fall and winter friendly.
- Chic Cowl Neck Poncho
The work begins at the cowl neck and is then worked back and forth in rows. The crochet cowl edges are then seamed to form a tube.
- Cozy Cowl Poncho
The cowl neckline makes this one of the most trendy crochet poncho patterns ever and will definitely keep you cozy without sacrificing a bit of style this season.
Crochet Patterns for Lacy Ponchos
Lacy poncho designs are as versatile as they are ethereal. The airy openwork design in these ponchos doesn't provide a lot of warmth, but it looks beautiful over a simple tank top or swimsuit for a summer day or as an accent to a sleeveless dress on a special night out.
Learn how to crochet a poncho that's perfect as a simple summertime coverup, or make a lacy poncho to wear over a nice dress for any fancier dinners and events.
- Celebrity Poncho
Look like a celebrity in this crochet pattern. Worsted weight yarn and a G hook allows you to create this beautiful pattern.
- Bulky Velour Poncho
Bulky yarn makes this poncho look nice and comfy.
- Beauty in Bloom Poncho
You can make this crochet pattern using any color lace you want. Make many of them so you have options. The flowers add a nice embellishment.
- Twilight Reverie Crochet Poncho
The pattern includes a link to a tutorial for lover’s knots, as well as photos illustrating the decreases.
- Bea Crochet Poncho
This poncho can be a great skirt for you to cool off during summer too.
- Oversized Lean Poncho
The length gives you a lean and flattering style to complement any look and complete your wardrobe. There are even different sizes if you want it to fit just a little bit shorter or longer.
- Shortly Oversized Poncho Pattern
This oversized style also has a lacy look and feel, making it super cute and flirty.
- Posh Poncho
This is a more advanced crochet pattern that you'll be proud of when you're done.
- A Soft Comfy Poncho for Fall
This is an easy to intermediate crochet pattern
- Scarlett Spiral Crochet Poncho
It is worked in the round and as you crochet, a spiral pattern develops. Choose your favorite fall shade, or pick a trusty neutral, and get started on your next favorite fall piece.
- Phoebe Asymmetrical Poncho
Phoebe is a poncho that only increases on one side, so it can be worn sideways for an asymmetrical look, or long in front and short in back.
- Rainbow Lace Crochet Poncho
The Rainbow Lace Crochet Poncho has such an open and airy feel to it, thanks to the crochet lace pattern. It is an easy crochet pattern that can be made in many different sizes, so this piece would work for anyone.
- Multicolored Poncho
This chic look can be topped off with a thick belt for your night out. It's a versatile pattern that can be worn as a poncho or over the shoulders.
- Southern Spring Fling Poncho
Chevron stripes and an airy design make this poncho perfect for the summer.
- Mosaic Sunset Poncho
This intermediate crochet pattern is worth every stitch because it looks so stylish and trendy.
Striped Crochet Children's Ponchos
If you'd like to crochet children's clothing with fun colorwork, learn how to make ponchos with stripes for your kids! These simple crochet patterns will help you make good ponchos for kids to wear to school, birthday parties, and play dates. A crocheted poncho is a great layering item for recess and walks to school.
Poncho patterns for kids are a great alternative to ordinary sweaters and sweatshirts!
- Child's Striped Poncho
The best part of these striped ponchos is that since they aren't fitted it takes a long time for kids to grow out of these! They are comfortable and loose--perfect for kids to play in or dress up.
- Frutti Toddler Poncho
This baby crochet pattern uses three basic stitches making it an easy crochet pattern.
- Candy Crush Crochet Poncho
It can be made any length you want, so it's easy to customize the size of this crochet poncho pattern for the recipient.
- Fall Shades Crochet Poncho Pattern
This design is sized from 3 months to adult 4x/5x and Worsted Weight Yarn. Originally prepared as a CAL all parts are now available with photo tutorial support for each of the stitches included in the design.
- Cute Striped Poncho
This adorable poncho pattern is made just for your child. It's an easy crochet pattern that you can make in different sizes.
- Recession Poncho
The double crochet stitch is used throughout the pattern making this an easy crochet pattern for most.
- Abby's Dolly & Me Poncho
The drawstring opening makes for an easy fit. The pattern includes instructions for a matching one for dolly too!
- Easy Peasy Poncho for Children
The "Easy Peasy Poncho" is now available in children's sizes. It's as easy as the adult version, but scaled down in stitch count to fit the wee folk!
Simple Crochet Poncho Patterns
Learn how to make pint-size ponchos in solid colors with our free easy crochet patterns for children's ponchos. These designs feature solid colors and some color changes to make the perfectly designed poncho patterns for your little ones.
You'll find stylish and simple crochet patterns for ponchos to fit school-aged girls and boys - these designs make fantastic back-to-school surprises or holiday gifts!
- Little Girl's Poncho
This stylish poncho will perfectly fit a 7 or 8-year-old child, and it's one size fits all!
- Orange Baby Poncho
The bright orange color is perfect to wear in the summer.
- Pretty Purple Poncho
If you're familiar with the granny stitch, you'll be able to work up this design in no time.
- Child's Poncho
This Child's Poncho was made for a 3 year old, but can be adjusted for different sizes.
- Customizable Broomstick Lace Poncho
This is an intermediate crochet pattern, but it is highly recommended by the designer that you know how to work with broomstick lace to make your experience easier.
- Petite Poncho
Use any color yarn you want to complete this intermediate crochet pattern. The pattern is written for 12-24 months.
- Child's Sunnytime Poncho
This Child's Sunnytime Poncho is an adorable outfit for spring! It is a light sweater for a cool day, or even a nice jacket to throw over a dress.
- Gold Leaf Capelet
Double crochet and foundation double crochet stitches are used to work up this fun piece.
Hooded Crochet Poncho Patterns
Want a poncho that's even warmer and cozier than the ones above?
Try out a crochet poncho pattern with hood - these hooded patterns work for adults or children and offer an extra layer of warmth when you need it most.
- Car Seat Cloak
This car seat cloak is a perfect way to keep your child warm without the big puffy coat. This pattern is beginner friendly.
- Maid Marion Lace Crochet Shawl
The Lion Brand yarn suggested for this crochet pattern has a slightly sparkly finish and makes this shawl even more special.
- Thick and Neutral Crochet Poncho
The versatile gray color allows you to wear this topper with just about any outfit and the thick wool will make sure you stay warm at all times. The feminine design even features a hood, so your head will also be cozy.
If ponchos make you think of fall, then check out our eBook: Fall Crochet: 16 Free Crochet Patterns eBook
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