Little Girl's Poncho
Crochet!|Winter 2016
Little Girl's Poncho

This easy poncho is pure comfort and joy to stitch and wear.

FINISHED SIZES

Instructions given fit child’s size 2; changes for 4, 6 and 8 are in [ ].

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Width: 13 inches (size 2), [14 inches (size 4), 15 inches (size 6), 16 inches (size 8)]

Length: 13 inches (size 2), [14 inches (size 4), 15 inches (size 6), 16 inches (size 8)]

MATERIALS

• Premier Yarns Angel light (DK) weight acrylic yarn (31/2 oz/ 284 yds/100g per ball): 2 [2, 2, 3] balls #0208 blue jean baby

• Size G/6/4mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

• Tapestry needle

• Stitch markers

• 1-inch button: 4

GAUGE 

20 hdc = 4 inches; 13 rows = 4 inches

Take time to check gauge.

PATTERN NOTES

Front and Back are worked separately from side to side then seamed at shoulders. Collar is worked onto piece after seaming.

Chain-2 at beginning of row does not count as first stitch unless otherwise stated.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.

PONCHO

Back Row 1 (WS): Ch 61 [66, 71, 76], sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each rem ch across, turn. (60 [65, 70, 75] sc) 

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in each rem sc across, turn. (61 [66, 71, 76] sc)

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each sc across to last 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in last sc, turn. (62 [67, 72, 77] sc)

Rows 4 & 5: Rep rows 2 and 3. (64 [69, 74, 79] sc)

Row 6: Rep row 2. (65 [70, 75, 80] sc)

Row 7: Ch 2 (see Pattern Notes), working in back lp (see Stitch Guide), hdc in each sc across, turn.

Row 8: Ch 2, working in back lp, hdc in each hdc across, turn.

Rep row 8 until piece measures 12 [13, 14, 15] inches, ending with WS row.

Next row: Ch 1, working in back lp, sc in each hdc across, turn.

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