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Toddler's Poncho
Lion Brand® Lion® Bouclé
Pattern Number: 40437-1

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: Small, Medium, Large
To fit chest 20 (24, 28)" [51 (61, 71) cm]
Circumference
29 1/2 (33, 37)" [75 (84, 94) cm] at lower edge
Length 7 (9, 11 1/2)" [18 (23, 29) cm]
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

PUBLISHED IN: Crochet Fantasy, Crochet! Magazine, Jo-Ann, Simply Creative Crochet


CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

930-205 Lion Bouclé Yarn: Sorbet Bright blue, orange and cerise, highlighted with lime green
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
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Alternative Quantity: (3, 4)
Note: (MC)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size N-13 (9 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
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GAUGE:
6.5 sc + 8 rows = 4" [10 cm] with MC on larger hook.
6.5 sts + 4 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Body pattern with MC on larger hook.


Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
V-stitch (dc, ch 1, dc) in same st or ch-space


INSTRUCTIONS



BASIC PONCHOYOKEWith MC and larger hook, ch 24 (30, 30); join with slip st to form ring, being careful not to twist ch.Rnd 1 (RS) Ch 1, [sc in next 3 (4, 4) ch, 2 sc in next ch] 6 times; place marker and continue in rounds – 30 (36, 36) sc. Rnd 2 [Sc in next 4 (5, 5) sc, 2 sc in next sc] 6 times – 36 (42, 42) sc. Rnd 3 [Sc in next 5 (6, 6) sc, 2 sc in next sc] 6 times – 42 (48, 48) sc. Rnd 4 [Sc in next 6 (7, 7) sc, 2 sc in next sc] 6 times – 48 (54, 54) sc. Size L onlyRnd 5 [Sc in next 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc] 6 times – 60 sc. All SizesSlip st in beg sc of rnd. Fasten off.BODYWith RS facing, skip sc at beg of rnd, skip next 3 (4, 5) sc, join MC in next sc.Row 1 (RS) Ch 3, skip next 0 (1, 0) sc, [V-stitch in next sc, skip next sc] 23 (25, 29) times, V-stitch in next sc, skip next 0 (1, 0) sc, dc in same sc as beg, turn – 24 (26, 30) V-stitches. Row 2 Ch 3, V-stitch in ch-space of each V, dc in top of t-ch. Turn. Repeat last row 3 (5, 7) more times or until desired length, ending with a RS row – 5 (7, 9) V-stitches rows total. Do not turn.FRONT EDGINGWith RS facing, ch 1, rotate, working up right front edge, 2 sc in side of each dc row to last row, sc in last row, sc2tog (last row with first row of left front edge), sc in same row, 2 sc in side of each dc row. Decide which version to finish.For Cuff Poncho, continue with Lower Edging.Neck Edge (optional) With RS facing and MC, join with slip st in any spare loop of neck edge, ch 1, sc in same loop, sc in each loop around, join with slip st to beg sc – 24 (30, 30) sc. Fasten off. FINISHINGLOWER EDGINGRotate, working across lower edge, 3 sc in first dc for corner, sc in each dc and ch-space across, 3 sc in last dc for corner, join with slip st to beg sc. Fasten off.CUFFSWith RS facing and MC, from the center sc of 3-sc left front corner, skip center sc, skip next 11 (12, 13) sc of lower edge, join with slip st in next sc.Rnd 1 Ch 1, sc in same sc, sc in next 11 (13, 15) sc, slip st in beg sc, joining Cuff into round. Rnd 2 Ch 1, sc in 12 (14, 16) sc, slip st in beg sc. Size S onlyFasten off.Sizes M and LRnd 3 Repeat Rnd 2. Fasten off. For right Cuff, skip center sc of right front corner, count backwards 22 (25, 28) sc, join with slip st in next sc. Work as for left Cuff.Weave in ends.


ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
CC = contrasting color
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
MC = main color
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sc2tog = single crochet 2 together
st(s) = stitch(es)
t-ch = turning chain
tbl = through the back loop
tog = together
WS = wrong side


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