Red Heart® Heart & Sole™ Light & Lacy Poncho

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by Tammy Hildebrand, Red Heart®

Red Heart® Heart & Sole™ Light & Lacy Poncho

The Red Heart® Heart & Sole™ Light & Lacy Poncho proves that sock yarn can have more than one colorful and trendy purpose.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3+ hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 20 dc (4 inch); 3 sc and 2 shell in lace pattern (5 inch); and 4 rows sc and 3 rows dc (4 inch) blocked to crochet this poncho. Remember to check your gauge. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge. Download template for special and standard crochet stitches and abbreviations not explained elsewhere. Notes: Poncho is made with 2 center panels and 2 long sleeve panels. The first half of each long sleeve panel is worked up to Row 41 and fastened off. The second half is worked in the bottom of Row 1 from first half. Directions are for size Small/Medium. Changes for sizes Large/X-Large and XXLarge/XXX-Large are in parentheses. You will need the following number of skeins to complete this pr oject, 5 (6, 7) . To Fit Bust: 32-38 (40-46, 48-54) inch, Finished Center Panel Width: 11 (13, 15) inch, Finished Length: 27 inch at longest point.
  • 2
    Center Panel (Make 2) Ch 49 (59, 69). Row 1 (Right Side): Dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in next 2 [7, 12] chs, skip next 3 chs, half sh in next ch, [skip next 3 chs, sc in next ch, ch 1, skip next 3 chs, sh in next ch] 3 times, skip next 3 chs, sc in next ch, ch 1, skip next 3 chs, half sh in next ch, skip next 3 chs, dc in last 4 (9, 14) chs – 8 (18, 28) dc, 2 half sh, 4 sc, 3 sh. Row 2: Ch 1, turn; sc in first 5 (10, 15) dc, [ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 5, sc in center dc of next sh] 3 times, ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 5, skip next 2 dc, sc in last 5 (10, 15) dc – 17 (27, 37) sc, 8 ch-5 spaces. Row 3: Ch 3, turn; dc in next 3 (8, 13) sc, [sc in next sc, ch 1, sh in next sc] 4 times, sc in next sc, dc in last 4 (9, 14) sc – 8 (18, 28) dc, 5 sc, 4 sh. Row 4: Ch 1, turn; sc in first 5 (10 15) sts, [ch 5, sc in center dc of next sh, ch 5, sc in next sc] 4 times, sc in last 4 (9, 14) dc – 17 (27, 37) sc, 8 ch-5 spaces. Row 5: Ch 3, turn; dc in next 3 (8, 13) sc, half sh in next sc, [sc in next sc, ch 1, sh in next sc] 3 times, sc in next sc, ch 1, half sh in next ch, dc in last 4 (9, 14) sc – 8 (18, 28) dc, 2 half sh, 4 sc, 3 sh. Rows 6-21: Repeat Rows 2-5, four times. Rows 22-24: Repeat Rows 2-4 once. Row 25: Ch 3, turn; dc in next 3 (8, 13) sc, half sh in next sc, sc in next sc, ch 1, shell in next sc, sc in next sc, ch 2, ([tr, ch 2] 5 times) in next sc, sc in next sc, ch 1, sh in next sc, sc in next sc, ch 1, half sh in next sc, dc in last 4 (9, 14) sc – 8 (18, 28) dc, 2 half sh, 4 sc, 2 sh, 5 tr. Row 26: Ch 1, turn; sc in first 5 (10, 15) dc, ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 5, sc in center dc of next sh, ch 5, sc in next sc, [ch 5, skip next tr, sc in next tr] 2 times, ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 5, sc in center dc of next sh, ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 5, skip next 2 dc, sc in last 5 (10, 15) dc – 18 (28, 38) sc, 9 ch-5 spaces. Row 27: Ch 3, turn; dc in next 3 (8, 13) sc, sc in next sc, ch 1, [sh in next sc, sc in next sc, ch 1] twice, sh in next ch-5 space, [sc in next sc, ch 1, sh in next sc] twice, sc in next sc, dc in last 4 (9, 14) sc – 8 (18, 28) dc, 6 sc, 5 sh. Row 28: Ch 1, turn; sc in first 5 (10 15) sts, [ch 5, sc in center dc of next sh, ch 5, sc in next sc] 5 times, sc in last 4 (9, 14) dc – 19 (29, 39) sc, 10 ch-5 spaces. Row 29: Ch 3, turn; dc in next 3 (8, 13) sc, half sh in next sc, [sc in next sc, ch 1, sh in next sc] 4 times, sc in next sc, ch 1, half sh in next sc, dc in last 4 (9, 14) sc – 8 (18, 28) dc, 2 half sh, 5 sc, 4 sh. Row 30: Ch 1, turn; sc in first 5 (10, 15) dc, [ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 5, sc in center dc of next sh] 4 times, ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 5, skip next 2 dc, sc in last 5 (10, 15) dc – 19 (29, 39) sc, 10 ch-5 spaces. Row 31: Ch 3, turn; dc in next 3 (8, 13) sc, [sc in next sc, ch 1, sh in next sc] twice, sc in next sc, ch 3, (tr [ch 2, tr] 4 times) in next sc, ch 3, sc in next sc, [ch 1, sh in next sc, sc in next sc] twice, dc in last 4 (9, 14) sc – 8 (18, 28) dc, 6 sc, 4 sh, 5 tr.
  • 3
    Edging Side 1: Ch 1, pivot to work over post of st at each row end; work sc in each sc row end and 2 sc in each dc row end across. Fasten off. Side 2: With Right Side facing, join yarn with sc in Row 1 on opposite side of panel, sc in same space; work sc in each sc row end and 2 sc in each dc row end across. Fasten off.
  • 4
    Sleeve Panel (Make 2) First Half Ch 69. Row 1 (Right Side): Dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in next 12 chs, skip next 3 chs, half-sh in next ch, [skip next 3 chs, sc in next ch, ch 1, skip next 3 chs, sh in next ch] 3 times, skip next 3 chs, sc in next ch, ch 1, skip next 3 chs, half-sh in next ch, skip next 3 chs, dc in last 14 chs – 28 dc, 2 half sh, 4 sc, 3 sh. Row 2: Ch 1, turn; sc in first 15 dc, [ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 5, sc in center dc of next sh] 3 times, ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 5, skip next 2 dc, sc in last 15 dc – 37 sc, 8 ch-5 sps. Row 3: Ch 3, turn; dc in next 13 sc, [sc in next sc, ch 1, sh in next sc] 4 times, sc in next sc, dc in last 14 sc – 28 dc, 5 sc, 4 sh. Row 4: Ch 1, turn; sc in first 15 sts, [ch 5, sc in center dc of next sh, ch 5, sc in next sc] 4 times, sc in last 14 dc – 37 sc, 8 ch-5 spaces. Row 5: Ch 3, turn; dc in next 13 sc, half-sh in next sc, [sc in next sc, ch 1, sh in next sc] 3 times, sc in next sc, ch 1, half-sh in next ch, dc in last 14 sc – 28 dc, 2 half sh, 4 sc, 3 sh. Rows 6-41: Repeat Rows 2-5, nine times. Fasten off after last row.
  • 5
    Second Half Row 1: Working in bottom loops of Row 1 on first half of sleeve panel, join yarn with slip st in first loop, ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in next 13 chs, skip next 3 chs, half sh in next ch, [skip next 3 chs, sc in next ch, ch 1, skip next 3 chs, sh in next ch] 3 times, skip next 3 chs, sc in next ch, ch 1, skip next 3 chs, halfsh in next ch, skip next 3 chs, dc in last 14 chs – 28 dc, 2 half sh, 4 sc, 3 sh. Rows 2-41: Repeat Rows 2-5 for First Half, ten times.
  • 6
    Repeat Edging for Center Panel.
  • 7
    With Wrong Sides facing together, align stitches of Edging on Center Panel with Sleeve Panel keeping center peak pointing outward; working through both thicknesses, join yarn with slip st in first st, ch 1, *slip st in next st, ch 1; repeat from * to end. Repeat for opposite side of same Center Panel to join second Sleeve Panel. Repeat to join second Center Panel to opposite end of each Sleeve Panel.
  • 8
    Neck and Shoulder Shaping Round 1: With RS facing, join yarn with sc in seam at right side, *working in bottom loops of Row 1 on Center Panel, dc in first 4 (9, 14) chs, [skip next 3 chs, 2 dc in next ch] 9 times, skip next 3 chs, dc in next 4 (9, 14) chs, sc in center of next seam, working in sts of edging on Sleeve Panel, sc2tog across*, sc in center of next seam; repeat from * to *; join with slip st in first st. Round 2: Ch 1, sc in first st, *sc2tog 13 (18, 23) times, sc in each st up to next Center Panel; repeat from * to end; join with slip st in first st. Round 3: Ch 3, dc in each st around; join with slip st in top of beginning ch-3. Rounds 4-6: Ch 1, sc in each st around; join with slip st in first st. Fasten off after last round.
  • 9
    Weave in ends. Wet block to measurements.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3+ hours

Project Supplies

  • Red Heart® Heart & Sole® Spring Stripe 100368156
  • Susan Bates® Plastic Crochet Hook Size I-9/5.5 mm 104236377
  • Yarn needle
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