The Perfect Fall Poncho has an easy construction - two rectangles seamed together with a hole left for the head in the middle. Can't get easier than that! But the stitches used to create the cable look are unique - so here's a video tutorial for the Perfect Fall Poncho!
How to Crochet the Perfect Fall Poncho - Right Handed
How to Crochet the Perfect Fall Poncho - Left Handed
As Seen in this Video (Click for more info!):
- US - J, 6.0mm Furls Fiberarts Crochet Hook
- Lion Brand Fishermen's Wool
- Perfect Fall Poncho crochet pattern - FREE
The Perfect Fall Poncho is crocheted with a multiple of 12 sts, plus 4 more. The 2 sts on the ends of each row are dc sts - this is the "plus 4."
So the tricky part is the cable stitch pattern, and the wrapped stitches - these make the "multiple of 12" in the center of each rectangle. It starts with 2 rows of dc to set it up, and then the 10 row repeat begins:
- 2 post stitch rows,
- 2 rows of dc,
- a wrapped stitch row,
- 2 rows of dc,
- another wrapped st row,
- 2 rows of dc.
This gets repeated 4 times, bringing you to 42 rows. Then you repeat the first 4 rows of the 10 row repeat again (2 post stitch rows, and 2 dc rows), and the first rectangle is done!
Repeat the whole thing for a second rectangle, and then sew the last row of the first rectangle to the first row of the second rectangle, leaving a hole in the middle that your head fits through - but not your shoulders! - and work a round of sc all the way around the outside for the edging.
The step be step are instructions are of course included on the Perfect Fall Poncho free pattern page, but this is the overview - and the videos above cover the tricky stitches! I hope this video tutorial helps you crochet your own Perfect Fall Poncho!
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