Child Fishnet Poncho Free Crochet Pattern

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Child Fishnet Poncho

FP153

Easy Skill

Size: Child sizes 6-14

          26" across bottom edge x 15" long

Materials: Coats & Clark Fast Five – Crochet Cotton (Size #5) – 5 balls. Luster Sheen Blue or Pink (CC) 10 yds.

Crochet Hook: Steel # 00 or aluminum size E or size needed to obtain gauge. One size larger hook for tie.

Gauge: 4 Rnds and 2 ch-4 lps = 1"

Abbreviations

ch

chain

rnd

round

CC

contrasting color

sc

single crochet(s)

dc

double crochet

sl st(es)

slip stitch(es)

lp(s)

loop(s)

st(s)

stitch(es)

MC

main color

yo

yarn over

rep

repeat

 

 

 

Special Stitches

Shell:(dc, ch 1) 5 times in same lp.

Directions
Starting at neck edge, with MC and smaller hook, ch 186, being careful not to twist ch, join with sl st to form ring.

Rnd 1 (right side): Ch 1, sc in same ch as joining, (ch 4, skip next 2 ch, sc in next ch) 61 times, end; ch 1, join with dc in first sc to form last lp. (62 ch-4 lps)

Rnd 2:Ch 1, sc in first lp, (ch 4, sc in next lp) 4 times, ch 4, (sc, ch 4, sc) in next lp, (ch 4, sc in next lp) 30 times, ch 4, (sc, ch 4, sc) in next lp, (ch 4, sc in next lp) 25 times, ch 1, join with dc in first sc to form last lp. (64 ch-4 lps) (2 ch-4 lp increases)

Rnd 3-4:Ch 1, sc in first lp, (ch 4, sc in next lp) 63 times, ch 1, join with dc in first sc to form last lp. (64 ch-4 lps)
Rnd 5:Ch 1, sc in first lp, (ch 4, sc in next lp) 6 times, ch 4, (sc, ch 4, sc) in next lp (mark this lp), (ch 4, sc in next lp) 31 times, ch 4, (sc, ch 4, sc) in next lp (mark this lp), (ch 4, sc in next lp) 24 times, ch 1, join with dc in first sc to form last lp. (66 ch-4 lps)

Pattern Rnds
Rnd 6-7:Ch 1, sc in first lp, (ch 4, sc in next lp) around to last lp; end, ch 1, join with dc in first sc to form last lp. (66 ch-4 lps)
Rnd 8:Ch 1, sc in first lp, * ch 4, (sc in next lp, ch 4) around to marked lp of 2 Rnds previous, (sc, ch 4, sc) in next lp (this lp will be directly over marked lp) (mark this lp), rep from * once more, (ch 4, sc in next lp) around to last lp, ch 1, join with dc in first sc to form last lp. (2 increases)
Rnds 9-56: Repeat Pattern Rnds 6-8 sixteen times more.

At the end of Rnd 56, there will be 100 ch-4 lps. Finish off and weave in ends.

Neck Edging

With right side facing and working over unused ch-2 lps of starting ch, join MC with a sl st in any ch-2 lp, ch 1, (shell in next lp, sl st in next lp, ch 1) around. Finish off. (31 shells) 

Tie
With larger hook and CC, ch 300 and finish off. Weave through Rnd 1 with ends beginning and ending at a marked increase.

Fringe
Cut a piece of cardboard 3" wide x 5" long. Wind yarn loosely around the cardboard lengthwise until full. Cut across one end; repeat with MC as needed.

Hold together 4 strands; fold in half. Working in ch-4 lps of Rnd 56, with wrong side of poncho facing and using a crochet hook, draw the folded end up through a space and pull the loose ends and yarn tails through the folded end; draw the knot up tightly. Repeat for fringes in ch-4 lps of Rnd 56.

Lay flat on hard surface and trim ends.

 

Maggie Suggests: Try this pattern with sport weight yarn for a larger children's size or worsted weight for an adult size.

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