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#desertlife Crochet Poncho Pattern

November 7, 2017

I named this poncho #desertlife Poncho because this is about as cozy as we get here in the desert! It’s still a bit warm around here and I think this is a wearable I can actually wear. I haven’t really been able to wear any of my other makes yet this season. I’m hoping to get some use out of this one!

I’m in love with these neutrals. The colors are gorgeous! I really liked this Shawl in a Ball yarn because it has a thread of sparkle in it. It makes me feel just a bit fancy 😉

The original plan for this poncho was to add fringe and a hood, but once I got to this point I was loving it! I don’t think it needs anything extra. Although some fringe would be pretty awesome and it would be really easy to add along the last row.

This pattern is available as an inexpensive, clearly formatted, PDF instant download HERE in my Etsy shop.

PATTERN

Materials
2 skeins Lion Brand Shawl in a Ball in Cleansing Quartz
5.0 mm hook
Yarn needle
scissors 

Level
Easy

Pattern notes & stitches to know
Sl st – slip stich
Ch – chain
Dc – double crochet

Finished Size (approximate):
S/M
Width: 16 inches across the top (right under the collar), 35 inches across the widest part
Length: 26 inches long at the longest point down the center

L/XL
Width: 19 inches across the top (right under the collar), 38 inches across the widest part
Length: 29 inches long at the longest point down the center

Gauge:
12 dc = 4”
6 rows = 4”

PATTERN

Ch 3 at the beginning of each round does not count as dc

Pattern written in S/M, L/XL noted in ( )

Ch 73 (85)

Row 1: dc in 4th chain from the hook and across, join to first dc with sl st (70 dc, (82 dc))

NOTE: Now you will be working in rounds

Round 2: ch 3, dc in next 17 (20) stitches, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in next, dc in next 34 (40) stitches, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in next, dc in next 17 (20) stitches, join to first dc with sl st

Round 3: ch 3, dc in each stitch to first ch 2 space, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in ch 2 space, dc in each stitch to next ch 2 space, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in ch 2 space, dc in remaining stitches, join to first dc with sl st

Round 4: ch 3, dc in same stitch, ch 1, *skip one stitch, dc in next, ch 1* repeat from * to * to ch 2 space, (dc, ch 2, dc) all in ch 2 space, ch 1, repeat from * to * to next ch 2 space, (dc, ch 2, dc) in ch 2 space, ch 1, repeat from * to * in remaining stitches, join to first dc with sl st

Round 5: ch 3, dc in each stitch and ch 1 space to first ch 2 space, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in ch 2 space, dc in each stitch and ch 1 space to next ch 2 space, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in ch 2 space, dc in remaining stitches and ch 1 spaces, join to first dc with sl st

Repeat rounds 3 – 5 to row

31 for S/M

34 for L/XL

Or until desired length.

Fasten off, weave in the ends.

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  1. Greetings from NYC beautiful and well written you should do a youtube tutorial do you think caron cakes would work with this? i saved it and will give it a must try. thank you.

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