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Suede Poncho Free Pattern

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Suede Poncho

FP156

Intermediate Skill

Original Design By: Maggie Weldon

Size: One size fits most adults - 31" long in center and 60" around shoulders

Materials: Bulky Weight Yarn
Mocha (MC) – 11 ¼ oz, 458 yds (320 grams, 366 meters)
Ecru (CC) – 2 oz, 82 yds (56 grams, 66 meters)

Yarn Needle

Model made with Lion Brand® Lion Suede

Crochet Hook:  Size J-10 (6 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge: One motif = 5 ¾" square

Abbreviations

ch

chain

sc

single crochet(s)

dc

double crochet

sl st(es)

slip stitch(es)

hdc

half double crochet

st(s)

stitch(es)

rep

repeat

tr

treble crochet

rnd

round

yo

yarn over

 

Special Stitches

Picot: Ch 4, sl st in 4th ch from hook.

JOINING WITH SC
When instructed to join with sc, begin with sl knot on hook, insert hook in st or sp indicated, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw through both loops on hook. 

Directions

First Motif
Rnd 1(right side): With MC, ch 6, sl st in first ch to form ring, ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in ring, picot, (2 dc in ring, picot) 7 times; join with sl st to first dc. Finish off. (8 picots and 16 dc)
Rnd 2:With
right side facing, join CC with a sl st in space between 2 dc between any 2 picots, ch 6 (counts as hdc, ch 4), ©skip next picot, hdc in sp between next 2 dc ©, ch 5, * rep ©to ©once, ch 4, rep ©to
©once, ch 5, rep from * twice more; join with a sl st to first hdc. (8 ch-4 sps and 8 hdc) Finish off.
Rnd 3:With right side facing, join MC with a sc in any ch-5 space, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc, sc, sl st) in same sp, ©(sc, 2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc, sc, sl st)in next ch-4 sp (shell made) ©, * (sc, 3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc, sc, sl st) in next ch-5 sp, rep ©to ©once, rep from * twice more; join with sl st to first sc. Finish off. (8 shells)

Additional Motifs (Make 29)

Rnd 3 (Joining rnd): Referring to Placement Diagram (Fig. 1), work One, Two or Three Side Joining as follows. 

One Side Joining
Rnd 3: With right side facing, join MC with a sc in any ch-5 space, * 3 dc in same sp, holding Motifs with wrong sides facing, ch 1, sl st in center ch of adjacent Motif, ch 1, (3 dc, sc, sl st) in same ch-5 sp of new Motif *, (sc, 2 dc) in next ch-4 sp, sl st in ch-1 sp of adjacent Motif, (2 dc, sc, sl st) in same ch-4 sp of new Motif, sc in next ch-5 sp, rep * to *once, ©(sc, 2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc, sc, sl st)in next ch-4 sp ©, ** (sc, 3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc, sc, sl st) in next ch-5 sp, rep ©to ©once, rep from ** once more; join with sl st to first sc. Finish off. (8 shells)

Two Side Joining
Rnd 3: With right side facing, join MC with a sc in any ch-5 space, * 3 dc in same sp, holding Motifs with wrong sides facing, ch 1, sl st in center ch of adjacent Motif, ch 1, (3 dc, sc, sl st) in same ch-5 sp of new Motif *, (sc, 2 dc) in next ch-4 sp, sl st in ch-1 sp of adjacent Motif, (2 dc, sc, sl st) in same ch-4 sp of new Motif, sc in next ch-5 sp, rep from first * once more, rep * to * once, ©(sc, 2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc, sc, sl st)in next ch-4 sp ©, (sc, 3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc, sc, sl st) in next ch-5 sp, rep ©to ©once; join with sl st to first sc. Finish off. (8 shells)

Three Side Joining
Rnd 3: With right side facing, join MC with a sc in any ch-5 space, * 3 dc in same sp, holding Motifs with wrong sides facing, ch 1, sl st in center ch of adjacent Motif, ch 1, (3 dc, sc, sl st) in same ch-5 sp of new Motif *, (sc, 2 dc) in next ch-4 sp, sl st in ch-1 sp of adjacent Motif, (2 dc, sc, sl st) in same ch-4 sp of new Motif, sc in next ch-5 sp, rep from first * twice more, rep * to * once, (sc, 2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc, sc, sl st)in next ch-4 sp; join with sl st to first sc. Finish off. (8 shells)

Finishing

Weave in ends.

Fringe
Cut a piece of cardboard 3" wide x 6" long. Wind MC loosely around the cardboard lengthwise until full. Cut across one end. Repeat as needed.

Hold together 3 strands of MC; fold in half. Working along edges of Poncho, with right side of Poncho facing and using a crochet hook, draw the folded end up through ch-1 sp of any shell and pull the loose ends and yarn tails through the folded end; draw the knot up tightly. Using picture as a guide, repeat for fringes in ch sps of shells, and spaces between Motifs. Lay flat on hard surface and trim ends.

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