Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Downtown Tot Poncho
Lion Brand® Color Waves
Pattern Number: 40294-3C

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: Child 4, Child 3-7, Child 13-14, Tween/Teen 8-16
Child 3-7 (Tween/Teen 8-16) years 2 rectangles, each 11 (13) inches [28 (33) cm] wide x 22 (25) inches [56 (63.5) cm] long
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.

CORRECTIONS: (applied May 26, 2005)
Fringe Cut 10" [25.5 cm] lengths of yarn and attach as follows, evenly spaced along bottom edges: Fold strand in half. Use crochet hook to draw fold through edge of Poncho, forming a loop. Pull ends of fringe through this loop. Pull to tighten.The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

940-307 Color Waves Yarn: Caribbean Soft blues, lavenders and a hint of earth tones
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 11.98
Alternative Quantity: (3)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.65


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
9 double crochet = 4 inches [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.


INSTRUCTIONS



CROCHET RECTANGLE - Make 2

Chain 26 (31).

Foundation Row Double crochet in 4th chain from hook and in each chain across; turn - 24 (29) double crochet.



Row 1 Chain 3 (counts as first double crochet), double crochet in each double crochet across; turn.



Repeat Row 1 until piece measures 22 (25) inches [56 (63.5) cm] from beginning.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

FINISHING

Place marker on long side of first piece, 11 (13) inches [28 (33) cm] from one end.

Sew end of second piece to side of first piece between corner and marker.

Sew end of first piece to side of second piece (matching A to A and B to B as shown on schematic).

Fringe

Cut 10 inches [12.5 cm] lengths of yarn and attach as follows, evenly spaced along bottom edges: Fold strand in half.

Use crochet hook to draw fold through edge of Poncho, forming a loop.

Pull ends of fringe through this loop.

Pull to tighten.

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