Summer Stripes Poncho


Size: Fits12 to 18 months
Finished Size: Length: 14 inches (36 cm) Side Length: 9 ½ inches (24cm)
Gauge: 5 rows =2 inches (5 cm)
Yarn: Sirdar Summer stripes dk 0317, Drops Paris 100% cotton #33
Hook Size: G  4mm

Stitches used: Chain (ch) Double crochet (dc) Half Double crochet (hdc) Single crochet (sc) Slip Stitch (ss)

Special Stitches:
V stitch- dc, ch1, dc in the space indicated
Puff Stitch-*yo, insert hook into stitch indicated and pull up a loop,* repeat from * to* two more times, yo and pull through all 7 loops on the hook, ch1 to close the stitch

Notes about pattern:
This pattern is written in U.S. terms, 

Poncho
Ch 90, join with a ss to form a ring, make sure there are no twists in the ring and it lays flat

Rd 1: ch 1, sc in each ch around, join with a ssto beginning ch 1 (90 sc)
Rd 2: ch 4, dc in the same st, *skip the next 2 sts, V st in the next st, repeat form * around, join with a ss  in the third ch of the beginning ch 4, (30 V sts)
Rd 3: ch 4, dc in the same sp, V stitch in the ch 1 center of the next V stitch,  (7 times), V stitch,  ch 1, V stitch in the ch 1 sp of the next V stitch (point made), V stitch in the center ch 1 sp of the next V stitch (14 times), V stitch, ch 1, V stitch  in the center ch 1 sapce of the next V st (point made) V stitch in the center of the next V stitch (7 times) join with a ss in the third ch of beginning ch 4.
Rd 4: ss to the ch 1 sp in the center of the next V stitch, ch 4, dc in the same space, * V stitch in the center of the next V stitch to the point, V st, ch 1, V st in the ch 1 sp of the point. Repeat from * around, ss in the third ch of beginning ch 4
Rd 5-21: Repeat round 4, end off and weave in ends

Edging: The edging is done with a ss around the poncho edge and the neck edge to give the braided look.
Attach yarn with a ss in any ch 1 sp, ss in each st around poncho edge, join with ss to the beginning ss made, end off and weave in ends. Repeat for the neck edge.

Flowers (make 2)

Make a magic circle, ch 2, 13 hdc in the circle, join with a ss to the beginning ch 2 (14 sts)

Rd 1: join yarn to any hdc, puff st in the same st, * ss in the next st, puff st in the next st, repeat from * around, join to first puff st. end off, weave in ends, (7 puff sts, 7 ss)

Sew flowers on to poncho at neckline.


I made an extra flower and attached it to a hair clip

*Make as many Ponchos and flowers as you like, but do not reproduce or sell this pattern. Please provide a link to the pattern or my blog when using this pattern on the internet*

1 comment:

  1. I was trying to make this pattern and tore it out after several rows. I maybe was doing something wrong but it didnt appear to be getting wider and wider as each row was done. I hoped to email the creator of the pattern for advice.

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