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Get a new and flattering look with this Shortly Oversized Poncho Pattern. Go from season to season with the best crochet poncho pattern for you. This oversized style also has a lacy look and feel, making it super cute and flirty. This simple crochet poncho pattern is only made up of two rectangles that get joined together, so it's easy and stylish all in one. You can wear this crochet accessory to work, to dinner, or just at home when you're lounging around. It's versatile and always a flattering wearable!
Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
- Red Heart Boutique Unforgettable: 2 balls of 3932 Springtime
- Susan Bates Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [I-9 US]
- Yarn Needles
- Stitch Markers
- Mesh Insert
- Stitch Diagram
Finished length: 19" (48.5 cm) measured from center front neck down to center front point x 37 1/2" (95.5 cm) measured across long edge.
Finished neck circumference: 22" (56 cm).
18 dc = 4" (10cm); Rows 2-9 = 4" (10 cm) in panel pattern
1. Poncho is made from 2 rectangular panels joined with mesh inserts.
2. Neck and short edges are finished with reverse half double crochet stitching.
3. Neck edging is worked in rounds; long and short edgings are worked in rows.
picot = Ch 4, slip st in 4th ch from hook.
reverse hdc (reverse half double crochet) = Work half double crochet in opposite direction from which you would usually work (left to right if you are right-handed and right to left if you are left-handed). It creates a rope-like twisted edging.
Panel (make 2)
Row 1 (right side): Dc in 3rd ch from hook (beginning ch count as first dc) and in each ch across, turn—42 dc.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first dc, *ch 5, skip next 4 dc, sc in space between last skipped dc and next dc; repeat from * 8 times, ch 5, sc in space between last 2 dc, turn --10 sc and 10 ch-5 spaces.
Row 3: Ch 5, sc in first ch-5 space, *ch 5, sc in next ch-5 space; repeat from * 8 times, ch 2, dc in last sc, turn—1 dc, 10 sc, and 10 ch-5 spaces.
Row 4: Ch 1, sc in first dc, *ch 3, sc in next ch-5 space; repeat from * 9 times, turn—10 sc and 10 ch-3 spaces.
Row 5: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 4 dc in each ch-3 space, dc in last sc, turn—42 dc.
Rows 6–73: Repeat Rows 2–5 seventeen times. Fasten off.With right side facing, place stitch marker on right edge of panel at Row 45.
Mesh Insert (work 2)
Row 1 (right side): With right side facing and working in ends of rows, join yarn with slip st to last row, *ch 5, skip next row, sc in next row; repeat from * 13 times; leave remaining rows unworked, turn—14 ch-5 spaces.
Rows 2–9: (Ch 5, sc) in each ch-5 space, turn.
Row 10 (joining row): With right side of 2nd panel facing, ch 2, sc in end of marked row of 2nd panel, ch 2, sc in first ch-5 space of current panel, *ch 2, skip next row of 2nd panel, sc in end of next row of 2nd panel, ch 2, sc in next ch-5 space of current panel; repeat from * across, ch 2, sc in last row of 2nd panel. Fasten off.
Repeat Rows 1–10 to join other ends of panels.
Round 1 (right side): With right side facing, join yarn with slip st in any unworked inner end of a Row 3 or Row 5 of panel, ch 2 (counts as first hdc here and throughout), 2 hdc in same row; working in ends of rows, *skip next row, 3 hdc in next row; repeat from * around; join with slip st in top of beginning ch. Note Decrease stitches as needed, particularly at corners, for a flat edging. Work an even number of stitches around.
Round 2: Ch 2, skip next hdc, reverse hdc in next st, *ch 1, skip next hdc, reverse hdc in next st; repeat from * around, ch 1; join with slip st in top of beginning ch. Fasten off.
Long Edging (work 2)
Row 1 (right side): With right side facing and working in ends of rows, join yarn with slip st in unworked end of first row, ch 3, 2 dc in same row, *picot, skip next row, 3 dc in next row; repeat from * across. Fasten off.Repeat for 2nd edge.
Short Edging (work 2)
Begin at left corner of short edge if you are right-handed and at right corner if you are left-handed.
Row 1 (right side): With right side of short edge facing, join yarn with slip st around last st of long edging, ch 2, skip first dc, reverse hdc in next dc, *ch 1, skip next dc, reverse hdc in next dc; repeat from * across; join with slip st in end of first st of other long edge.
Fasten off. Repeat for 2nd edge. Weave in ends.
Steam block very lightly to finished measurements.
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