Cross Stitch Poncho

Cross Stitch Poncho
Cross Stitch Poncho

Crochet Patterns - Asymmetrical Cross Stitch Poncho

This lovely poncho crochet pattern was kindly contributed by designer Cristina Heredia. If you have questions regarding this pattern, please contact Cristina at: herediacris@yahoo.com

Copyright Cristina Heredia. All Rights Reserved

Materials and Supplies: 2 skeins of Red Heart Plush yarn in the color of your choice; Crochet hook size P or Q (whichever achieves the gauge listed); Scissors; Tapestry needle.

Gauge: 8 dc in cross stitch pattern = 4 inches; In pattern stitch Rows 2 %uFFFD 8 = 4 %uFFFD inches.

Directions

Chain 203 (odd multiple of 3 plus 1 and one ch to turn)

Row 1: Sc in 2nd chain from hook and in each ch.

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as 1st dc). (Skip 1 sc, dc in next sc, dc in skipped sc) across to last sc. Dc in last sc.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each dc.

Row 4: Ch 5 (counts as 1st dc plus ch 2). (Skip 2 sc, dc in next sc, ch 2) across ending with a dc in last sc.

Rows 5 & 6: Ch 5 (counts as 1st dc plus ch 2). (Dc in next dc, ch 2) across ending with dc in last dc.

Row 7: Ch 1. Sc in each dc and ch across.

Rows 8 %uFFFD 31: Repeat Rows 2 & 3. Do not cut yarn at the end of Row 31. Work one round of sc around entire poncho. Cut yarn and weave in loose ends.

Finishing:

Fold poncho in half lengthwise. Leave approximately %uFFFD of the poncho open beginning with the fold for the neck opening. Slip stitch the next 2/4 of the poncho closed. Leave the last %uFFFD of the poncho open. Work one round of crab stitch around neck opening.

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