Lion Brand Vanna'’s Choice 3 Ball Crochet Poncho

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by Lion Brand Design Team

Lion Brand Vanna'’s Choice 3 Ball Crochet Poncho

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Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 11 dc (about 4 inch) in pattern to crochet a poncho that has a finished circumference at the neck of about 25 inch, a finished circumference at lower edge of about 56 inch and a finished length of about 16 inch. Save time, check your gauge. If the hook or needle listed under supplies does not work, use the size that allows you to obtain the required gauge.
    Download the template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere.
    Special Pattern:
    Square = Ch 4, sc in next dc; ch 3 (counts as first dc), turn, dc in each ch of ch-4 sp; ch 3, turn, dc in next 4 sts.
    Notes:
    Poncho is worked in one piece in the round, beginning at neck edge.
    The stitches in the Poncho are simple crochet sts, just be sure to keep track of your sts and rnds!
  • 2
    Ch 60. Being careful not to twist, join with sl st to form a ring.
    Rnd 1 (Increase Rnd) (RS): Ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in next ch, 2 dc in next ch, *dc in next 2 ch, 2 dc in next ch; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch – you will have 80 sts at the end of Rnd 1.
    Rnd 2 (WS): Ch 3 (counts as first dc), turn, dc in each st around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.
    Rnd 3: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), turn, dc in same st as join, ch 7, sk next 7 sts, *2 dc in next st, ch 7, sk next 7 sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch – at the end of this rnd, you will have 10 groups of 2 dc and 10 ch-7 sps.
    Rnd 4: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), turn, ch 3, working around first ch-7 of Rnd 3, dc in center st of unworked 7 dc of Rnd 2 (so that this dc ‘wraps’ around the ch-7), ch 3, dc in next 2 dc of Rnd 3, *ch 3, working around next ch-7 of Rnd 3, dc in center st of next unworked 7 dc of Rnd 2, ch 3, dc in next 2 dc of Rnd 3; rep from * 7 more times, ch 3, working around next ch-7 of Rnd 3, dc in center dc of next unworked 7 dc of Rnd 2, ch 3, dc in last dc of Rnd 3; join with sl st in top of beg ch-3 – 20 ch-3 sps, 10 groups of 2 dc.
    Rnd 5 (Increase Rnd): Ch 3, (counts as first dc), turn, 2 dc in first dc, make Square, *2dc in next dc, dc in next st, make Square; rep from *around; join with sl st in beg ch – 10 Squares and 10 groups of 3 dc.
    Rnd 6: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), turn, *ch 7, sk Square, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc; rep from * 8 more times, ch 7, sk Square, dc in next dc, 2 dc in last dc; join with sl st in top of beg ch-3 – 10 groups of 4 dc and 10 ch-7 sps.
    Rnd 7: Ch 3, (counts as first dc), turn, dc in same st as join, dc in next 3 dc, ch 3, working around first ch-7 of Rnd 6, dc in corner of Square of Rnd 5, ch 3, *2dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc, ch 3, working around next ch-7 of Rnd 6, dc in corner of Square of Rnd 5, ch 3; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 10 groups of 5 dc and 20 ch-3 sps.
    Rnd 8: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), turn, make Square, *dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc, make Square; rep from * 8 more times, dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next dc, dc in last dc; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 10 Squares and 10 groups of 6 dc.
    Rnd 9: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), turn, dc in next 5 dc, ch 7, sk Square, *dc in next 6 dc, ch 7, sk Square; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 10 Squares and 10 ch-7 sps.
    Rnd 10 (Increase Rnd): Ch 3 (counts as first dc), turn, *ch 3, working around first ch-7 of Rnd 9, dc in corner of first Square of Rnd 8, ch 3, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 5 dc; rep from * 8 more times; ch 3, working around of next ch-7 of Rnd 9, dc in corner of Square of Rnd 8, ch 3, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 5 dc; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 10 groups of 7 dc and 20 ch-3 sps.
    Rnd 11: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), turn, dc in next 6 dc, make Square, *dc in next 7 dc, make Square; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 10 Squares and 10 groups of 7 dc.
    Rnd 12: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), turn, *ch 7, sk first Square, 2 dc in next dc, ch 7, sk next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc; rep from * 8 more times, ch 7, sk next Square, dc in same st as join; join with sl st in top of beg ch-3 – 20 ch-7 sps.
    Rnd 13: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), turn, dc in next dc, ch 3, working around first ch-7 of Rnd 12, dc in center dc of first unworked 5 dc of Rnd 11, ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, ch 3, working around next ch-7 of Rnd 12, dc in corner of first Square of Rnd 11, ch 3, *dc in next 2 dc, ch 3, working around next ch-7 of Rnd 12, dc in center dc of next unworked 5 dc of Rnd 11, ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, ch 3, working around next ch-7 of Rnd 12, dc in corner of next Square of Rnd 11, ch 3; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 40 ch-3 sps.
    Rnd 14: Ch 3, (counts as first dc), turn, *make Square, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * 18 more times; make Square, dc in last dc; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 20 Squares and 20 groups of 2 dc.
    Rnd 15: Ch 3, (counts as first dc), turn, dc in next dc, ch 7, sk first Square, *dc in next 2 dc, ch 7, sk next Square; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 20 ch-7 sps.
    Rnd 16: Ch 3, (counts as first dc), turn, ch 3, working around first ch-7 of Rnd 15, dc in corner of first Square of Rnd 14, ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, * ch 3, working around next ch-7 of Rnd 15, dc in corner of next Square of Rnd 14, ch 3, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * 17 more times; ch 3, working around next ch-7 of Rnd 15, dc in corner of next Square of Rnd 14, ch 3, dc in last dc; join with sl st in top of beg ch-3 – 40 ch-3 sps.
    Rnd 17: Ch 3, (counts as first dc), dc in next dc, make Square, *dc in next 2 dc, make Square; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 20 Squares and 20 groups of 2 dc.
    Rnd 18: Ch 3, (counts as first dc), turn, ch 7, sk first Square, dc in next 2 dc, *ch 7, sk next Square, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * 17 more times; ch 7, sk next Square, dc in last dc; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 20 ch-7 sps.
    Rnd 19: Ch 3, (counts as first dc), turn, dc in next dc, ch 3, working around first ch-7 of Rnd 18, dc in corner of first Square of Rnd 17, ch 3, *dc in next 2 dc, ch 3, working around next ch-7 of Rnd 18, dc in corner of next Square of Rnd 17, ch 3; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 40 ch-3 sps.
    Rnds 20 - 22: Rep Rnds 14 - 16.
    Rnd 23 (Increase Rnd): Ch 3, (counts as first dc), turn, 2 dc in next dc, make Square, ch 3, *2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, make Square; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 20 Squares.
    Fasten off.
  • 3
    Finishing:
    Edging:
    Join yarn with sl st in any st along neck edge of Poncho, *ch 3, sk 1 st along neck edge, sl st into next st; rep from * around; join with sl st in first st.
    Fasten off.
    Weave in ends.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3 hours

Project Supplies

  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Eggplant 100367373 (3)
  • Lion Brand Crochet Hook Size J-10/6.0 mm 104236764
  • Lion Brand Blunt End Needles Large Eye 6 pc. 104755288
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