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Sunday Brunch Poncho
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: L32424
This crochet eyelet cape is for chilly evenings.
SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference at Neck About 24 in. (61 cm) Finished Circumference at Lower Edge About 66 in. (167.5 cm)
790-430 Homespun Yarn: Abalone
'Painterly' medium brown, royal blue, lime, turquoise, and grey
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 14.98
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.65
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59
10 dc + 5 rows = about 4 in. (10 cm). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.
Shell (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) all in same sp.
Poncho is worked in one piece in the round and shaped with increases.
Do not turn at end of rounds.
PONCHO Ch 56, sl st in first ch to form a ring, being careful not to twist.
Rnd 1: Ch 4 (counts as first dc + ch 1), *sk 3 ch, shell in next ch, sk 3 ch, ch 1, dc in next ch, ch 1; rep from * to last 4 ch, shell in next ch, ch 1; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-4 – 7 shells at the end of Rnd 1.
Rnd 2: Ch 4 (counts as first dc + ch 1), *shell in ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk 1 dc, dc in next dc, ch 1; rep from * to last ch-2 sp, shell in ch-2 sp, ch 1; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-4.
Rnd 3 (Inc rnd): Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 2 dc in same st, *ch 1, shell in ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk 1 dc, 3 dc in next dc; rep from * to last ch-2 sp, shell in ch-2 sp, ch 1; join with sl st in top of beg ch-3 – 7 shells and 7 3-dc groups at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 4: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in each of next 2 dc, *ch 1, shell in ch-2 sp, ch 1, dc in each dc of 3-dc group; rep from * to last ch-2 sp, ch 1, shell in ch-2 sp, ch 1; join with sl st in top of beg ch-3.
Rnd 5 (Inc rnd): Ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in same st, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st (2 sts inc in this dc-group), *ch 1, shell in ch-2 sp, ch 1, in next dc-group work (2 dc in first dc, dc in each dc to last dc, 2 dc in last dc); rep from * to last ch-2 sp, shell in ch-2 sp, ch 1; join with sl st in top of beg ch-3 – 5-dc groups between shells at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 6: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in next dc and each dc in dc-group, *ch 1, shell in ch-2 sp, ch 1, dc in each dc in next dc-group; rep from * to last ch-2 sp, shell in ch-2 sp, ch 1; join with sl st in top of beg ch-3.
Rnds 7, 9, 13, 16 and 18 (Inc rnd): Rep Rnd 5 – 15-dc groups between shells at the end of Rnd 18.
Rnds 8, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 17 and 19: Rep Rnd 6.
FINISHING Collar From RS, join yarn at neck edge with a sl st in any sp next to a dc.
Row 1: Ch 3, dc evenly around neck edge.
Row 2: Ch 3, turn, dc in each dc across.
At the end of Row 2, do not fasten off.
Sl st around entire outside edge of Poncho, including collar, join with sl st in first sl st.
Drawstring With 2 strands held together, make a chain about 50 in.
(127 cm) in length.
Weave Drawstring through Row 1 of collar.
Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
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