The Fastest, Easiest Crochet Poncho Pattern Ever

The Fastest, Easiest Crochet Poncho Pattern Ever

The Fastest Easiest Crochet Poncho Pattern Ever
The Fastest Easiest Crochet Poncho Pattern Ever
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The name says it all! Learn how to crochet a poncho FAST using super bulky weight yarn and gorgeous, easy-to-crochet stitches that work up in a jiffy.

From the Designer: "I don’t know about you but I may be, what you’d call, garment avoidant. Don’t get me wrong, I love garments…I love sweaters, wraps, cardigans, kimonos…all of them. And I especially like ponchos. However, I almost never make them because they take FOREVER to finish…and being a plus sized girl, I can never be sure they’re going to fit right. That’s why I designed this fastest and easiest crochet poncho pattern ever.

This pattern works up in a matter of hours and can be easily adjusted for petite or plus sized needs. And, while I don’t usually recommend that crochet sellers make garments (because they’re just not cost effective), this design just might be the perfect addition to your craft fair inventory.

Super bulky, soft, and super-duper cozy, this poncho is the perfect pattern to whip up as a quick gift or something special just for you to wear everywhere….introducing, the Everywhere Poncho.

Are you ready to make your own?"

Difficulty LevelEasy

Crochet HookP/16 or 11.5 mm hook

Yarn Weight(6) Super Bulky/Super Chunky (4-11 stitches for 4 inches)

Crochet GaugeMid-shell to mid-shell X 3.5 rows = 4” square

Finished SizeOne size fits most.

Materials List

  • 460 yards of super bulky (6) weight yarn. I used Lion Brand Hometown USA (4 oz (113 g) , 64 yds (59 m), 100% acrylic) in the Little Rock Granite colorway.
  • Crochet hook US size P (11.50 mm)
  • Tapestry needle
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors

Notes:

  • Read through the pattern before beginning to ensure you don’t have any questions that might cause frustration in the midst of your project.
  • US Terminology
  • When there is a CH-2 at the beginning of a row/round, it IS counted as a stitch.
  • To increase the width, work starting chain in multiples of 6 + 1.
Special Stitch:

Shell Stitch: 5DC in the same st.

Instructions

With (P) 11.50 mm hook, CH91, turn.

  1. ROW 1:    SK 3 sts (counts as DC), 2DC in 4th CH from hook, *SK 2 sts, SC, SK 2 sts, 5 DC,* repeat from * to * until 3 CH sts remain. SK 2 sts, SC in last st.

  2. ROW 2:    CH3 (counts as DC here and throughout),  turn, 2 DC in 1st st, *SC in middle stitch of shell, 5DC in SC of row below,* repeat * to * until only a half shell remains. SC in the top st of the turning CH.

  3. ROWS 3 -19: Repeat ROW 2.

  4. Add rows if you’d like a longer poncho.

Finishing

  1. Lay the poncho on the floor with the long edge toward you.

  2. Fold from left to right so the fold is on the left side and edges are matched on the right.

  3. Stitch across the top from the matched edges toward the fold, stopping 15” from the fold in order to leave an opening for the neck. 

Abbreviations

CH
chain
SC
single crochet
DC
double crochet
SK
skip
st(s)
stitch(es)

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