Pineapple Poncho
Crochet!|Autumn 2020
Pineapple Poncho
This gorgeous poncho has pineapples perfectly placed down each side for a unique look that is stunning yet classic and great for every body type!
CHERIE BERNATT

INTERMEDIATE

FINISHED SIZES

Instructions given fit size small/medium; changes for large/X-large and 2X-large/ 3X-large are in [ ].

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Approximate width across front chest: 32 [36, 40] inches

Approximate length from shoulder to hem: 22 [25, 281/2] inches

Approximate length of complete poncho: 44 [50, 57] inches

MATERIALS

Universal Yarn Bamboo Pop light (DK) weight cotton/bamboo yarn (31/2oz/292 yds/100g per ball): 5 [7, 8] skeins #130 sage

Size E/4/3.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

Yarn needle

GAUGE

18 chs = 4 inches; 12 rows = 4 inches

Take time to check gauge.

PATTERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work progresses.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.

Chain-2 at beginning of row does not count as a stitch.

SPECIAL STITCHES

Cluster (cl): (Yo, insert hook in st/sp indicated, yo, pull up lp, yo, pull through 2 lps on hook) twice, yo, draw through rem 3 lps on hook.

Large cluster (large cl): (Yo, insert hook in st/sp indicated, yo, pull up lp, yo, pull through 2 lps on hook) 3 times, yo, draw through rem 4 lps on hook.

PONCHO

PANEL

Make 2.

Row 1: Ch 74 [82, 94], hdc in 3rd ch from hook (sk chs do not count as a st), dc in next ch, (hdc in next ch, dc in next ch) across, turn. (72 [80, 92] sts)

Row 2: Ch 2 (see Pattern Notes), (dc in next dc, hdc in next hdc) 17 [19, 22] times, ch 3, sk next 2 sts, cl (see Special Stitches) in sp before next st, ch 3, sk next 2 sts, hdc in each of next 2 sts, (dc in next dc, hdc in next hdc) across, turn. (33 [37, 43] dc; 35 [39, 45] hdc; 1 cl; 6 chs)

Row 3: Ch 2, (hdc in next hdc, dc in next dc) 16 [18, 21] times, ch 3, sk next 2 sts and next ch sp, (cl, ch 2, cl, ch 2, cl) in next cl, ch 3, sk next ch sp and next 2 sts, dc in each of next 2 sts, (hdc in next hdc, dc in next dc) across, turn. (33 [37, 43] dc; 31 [35, 41] hdc; 3 cls)

Row 4: Ch 2, (dc in next dc, hdc in next hdc) 15 [17, 20] times, ch 3, sk next (2 sts, ch sp and cl), (cl, ch 2, cl, ch 2) in next ch sp, sk next cl, (cl, ch 2, cl, ch 3) in next ch sp, sk next (cl, ch sp and 2 sts), hdc in each of next 2 sts, (dc in next dc, hdc in next hdc) across, turn. (29 [33, 39] dc; 31 [35, 41] hdc; 4 cls; 5 ch sps)

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