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Easy Stripey Poncho Free Crochet Pattern for Beginners

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Stripey Poncho
designed by Kim Guzman © June 2015
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Technique: Regular Crochet

Size

Womens Small with Womens Medium in parenthesis

Finished Measurements

12″ x 39″ (14″ x 43″)

Materials

  • Universal Yarns Classic Shades (70% acrylic/30% wool) (197 yds per 100g) 295 yds required for size small, 394 yds required for size medium (shown in color “sailor’s delight”)
  • Suggested hook: K-10 1/2 (6.5mm)
  • Stitch marker
  • Yarn needle (for weaving ends)
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Gauge

In stitch pattern, 17 sts for 12 rows measures 4″.

Note

Project is made in one piece.

Skill Level

Super easy! This is one of those projects where you let the yarn do the work for you. It’s a combination of fabulous yarn and a crazy easy stitch pattern.

Crochet Pattern Instructions

Row 1: Ch 54 (62), sc in second ch from hook, *ch 3, sk 3 ch, sc in next ch, rep from * across, turn: 13 (15) ch-3 sps.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 3, sk ch-3 sp, sc in next sc, rep from * across, turn: 13 (15) ch-3 sps.

Rows 3-118 (130): Rep row 2, fasten off leaving an 18″ tail after final row.

At fasten off, measure down the side of the rows to 12″ (14″). With yarn needle, seam the bottom of row 1 to the marked length of the 12″ (14″) section along sides of rows.

Weave in ends carefully.

Confession: I didn’t actually seam this project because I try to avoid seaming when I can. If you hate seaming as much as I do, try this way instead. It makes a seam with a bit of lace, which is just fine since the entire project is made of lace.

Finishing

At the point of seaming, join yarn with sl st, *ch 1, sl st to other side, ch 1, sl st to other side, rep from * across position of seam.

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