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Free Martha Alpaca Poncho Pattern
Skill Level: 2 (1=Easy, 5=Difficult) Size: One size fits most Materials:
10 skeins of ï¿½Alpaca Boucleï¿½ (Photo in Denim Blue)
10mm (P) crochet hook
Place marker or contrasting scrap yarn
ch - chain
sc - single crochet
dc - double crochet
ss - slip stitch
rnd - round
Shell - 3 dc in the same space
Dbl Shell - 3 dc in the same space, ch 1, 3 dc in the same space
Triangle - Dbl Shell (ch 3, sc into the first stitch of the chain 3) Dbl Shell
Poncho is made in the Round. DO NOT TURN at end of row. All rounds (rows) are completed by use of a slip stitch
Guage Yarn Material Notes
This pattern was designed exclusively for use with Alpaca Boucle. We have made every effort to ensure this instructions are accurate and complete.
Begin at the neck line. Ch 44 loosely. Join with ss to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Careful with the first row, making sure that the chain does not twist.
Ch 3, (this will serve as a dc when the round is complete) *skip next ch, shell in the next ch*; repeat * to * end; join to the ch3 with a ss. Place marker here to mark the beginning of the row. This completes the first round. DO NOT TURNï¿½
Rnd 2: Ch 3, 3dc in the same space, *shell in the space between next 2 shells*, repeat * to * 10 times, dbl shell in the next space between the next 2 shells (thus creating a corner). Repeat * to * 10 times, 2 dc into the space where you previously did ch3; 3dc, join to the ch3 with ss, this is the other corner . Corners will be longer than the body of the poncho.
Rnd 3: Ch 3, 3dc in the same space, *shell in the space between next 2 shells*, repeat * to * until you come to the point, dbl shell in the space between the dbl shell of the last row; repeat * to * until you come to where you previously did ch3; 3 dc, join to the ch3 with ss.
Rnd 4: Continue as in round 3 until 18 rows have been completed in total.
Rnd 19: Ch3, 2dc in the corner shell, *ch 3, skip next 2 dc of the next shell and sc into the next 5 dc, ch3, (2dc, ch1, 2dc) all into the gap between the next 2 shells* repeat * to * until you reach the corner, (2dc, ch1, 2dc) all in the same space between the corner 2 shells, repeat * to * until the beginning shell, 1dc in the same space where you began the row, ss to the ch3 to join.
Rnd 20: Ch3, 2dc in the corner shell, *ch 3, skip next 3 dc of the next shell and sc into the next 3 dc, ch3, (2dc, ch1, 2dc) all into the gap between the next 2 shells* repeat * to * until you reach the corner, (2dc, ch1, 2dc) all in the same space between the corner 2 shells, repeat * to * until the beginning shell, 1dc in the same space where you began the row, ss to the ch3 to join.
Rnd 21: Same as round 20. Finish off and weave in ends. Edging is complete.
Rnd 1: The neck is also worked in the round. With right side facing join yarn to neck edge. Ch1, sc 44 times, ss to join.
Rnd 2: Ch2, *sc 10 times, skip 1 sc* repeat * to * 10 times *, ss to join.
If you desire a higher neckline, continue rounds (ch2, sc 40 times, ss to join).
Finish off and weave in ends.
Tips for success
Read each line of instruction before commencing the row.
Hang in there, it is easier than it looks. Before you know it, youï¿½ll be sporting your new poncho!
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