Monday, 29 May 2017

FREE crochet PATTERN - ASYMMETRICAL circular PONCHO, #1128yt

#1128YT- HECTANOOGA CIRCULAR PONCHO
Copyright © 2017, Emi Harrington (Do not give away or sell this pattern, copyright protected.)
This pattern may be printed for your personal use only. You may not in any form, reproduce, transmit, give away or distribute this pattern, including but not limited to images, diagrams and text, through any venue, including photocopying, other electrical or mechanical means, recording, or any other information storage and or retrieval system. Permission is granted to sell your finished garments. 
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MATERIALS:
Worsted weight yarn
Small: (dark gray: 260yds; Light gray: 350 yds )
Medium: (dark gray: 320  yds; Light gray: 480 yds)
Large: (dark gray: 450 yds; Light gray: 550 yds)
9 mm crochet hook
Yarn needle

INSTRUCTIONS: VIDEO DEMO: https://youtu.be/Vz0ysNNm4tA 

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1.  ALL SIZES: Chain 5, slip stitch to join and form a ring.

2.  Chain 2, make 15 double crochet in the ring. Slip stitch to join in the top of the chain 2.
    (16 stitches, chain 2 counts as 1 dc)
3.  Chain 4, turn, (takes the place of 1 tr, and 1 chain 1 space), *triple crochet in the next
    stitch, chain 1, repeat from * around, slip stitch to join in the 3rd stitch of the 1st chain 4.
(16 tr plus 16 chain 1 spaces)
4.  Chain 3 and turn, make 2 triple crochet in the same space.  In every chain 1 space
    around, make 3 triple crochet, slip stitch to join in the top of the 1st chain 3. (48 tr)

5.  *Chain 5, skip the next 2 stitches, single crochet in the next stitch, repeat from *
around, at the end of the row single crochet in the base of the 1st chain 5. (16 loops)
6.  Slip into the next loop, chain 3, (takes the place of a tr), make 4 more triple crochet in the
same loop. In each remaining loop around, make 5 triple crochet, slip stitch to join in the
top of the chain 3. (80 tr)

7.  NECK OPENING: 
Chain 25, skip the next 15 stitches, single crochet in the next stitch, check to see if the
opening measures at least 22 inches, if not, add more chain stitches, single crochet in
each stitch around, slip stitch to join in the first chain stitch. (Stitch count no longer imp.)
8.   Fasten off, attach a new color in the same stitch. Chain 2, double crochet in each stitch of
      the neck chain, then working around, double crochet in each stitch, but
       ADULT SMALL: making 2 double crochet in every 4th stitch.
ADULT MEDIUM: making 2 double crochet in every 3rd stitch.
ADULT LARGE: making 2 double crochet in every 2nd stitch.

    At the end of the row, slip stitch to join in the top of the chain 2.


9. *Chain 3, skip the next stitch, single crochet in the next stitch, repeat from * around.
    Single crochet to join in the base of the 1st chain 3 loop.

10. Every following row will be the same until the bottom border:
Slip stitch into the next loop, *chain 3, single crochet in the next loop, repeat from *
around, end the row by slip stitching into the base of the first loop.  (If you are new at
crochet, it would be best to mark the first loop of the row, as it is easy to miss it.)
Repeat from * for as many rows as desired, fasten off. (Front should reach approx. at
elbows).  *NOTE, the poncho will stretch,
so if you do not block it, be prepared for it to grow longer with wearing.

11. BOTTOM BORDER:  Attach 2 strands of worsted weight yarn in the fasten off stitch, slip
    stitch into the next loop.
    Chain 3, make 2 additional triple crochet in the same loop, in every remaining loop,
    make 3 triple crochet, slip stitch to join in the top of the chain 3.  Fasten off.

12.  COLLAR: (one strand worked in this design) 
Attach yarn in the center back stitch, chain 2, double crochet in each stitch around, slip
stitch to join.  Check measurement to be 22 - 24 inches when slightly stretched.
    *Chain 2, and turn,  double crochet in each stitch around, slip stitch to join.
Repeat from * to make as many rows as desired, fasten off, weave all yarn ends into the    
finished work.

BLOCKING:  Either saturate in water in the sink, squeeze out water, place flat on a thick back towel, stretch as much as possible, allow to dry undisturbed.
OR
Spray heavily with a water bottle, stretch as much as possible, lay flat to dry undisturbed, or
hang on a hanger to dry.

END OF PATTERN