Little Girl's Poncho

Little Girl's Poncho
Little Girl's Poncho

Step 1: Your Supplies

 

Image: courtesy of MrsFife on Ravelry.com

Perfect for spring and fall weather, this stylish poncho fits a 7 or 8-year old girl.  This pattern crochets up easily and is fun to make in many different colors.  Crochet one for your little girl or as a gift, for any time of year or season! 

It takes about 8 ounces knitting worsted and size I aluminum crochet hook.

 

Difficulty: Easy

Materials: 8 ounces of knitting worsted yarn, size I crochet hook

Abbreviations: ch (chain) sl st (slip stitch) sk (skip) lp (loop) sc (single crochet) sp (space).

Gauge: (Sc, ch 1, sc, ch 1) equals 1 inch.

 

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Step 2: Getting Started

Instructions:

Starting at neck edge, ch 80, join (taking care not to twist ch), ch 1.

Rnd 1: Sc in same sp, * ch 1, sk 1 ch, sc in next ch, repeat from * around, ch 1, join.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same sp, * ch 1, sc in next sc, repeat from * around, ch 1, join.

Rnds 3, 4, 5: Repeat rnd 2.

Note: To Make a Knot St - * Make a lp on hook, draw it out 1/4 inch, thread over hook and draw through lp, insert hook between lp and thread drawn through, thread over hook and draw through, thread over and draw through both lps on hook for a sc, draw another lp on hook same length, sc in lp, sk 1 st, sc in next sc, repeat from * for desired number of knot sts.

Rnd 6: Work a knot st in every other sc around, sl st to first lp of first knot st.

Rnds 7 through 11: Without joining, mark beginning of each rnd, work in knot st, sl st to lp of next knot st in last rnd.

Rnd 12: Ch 1, sc in same sp, ch 1, sc on other side of same knot st, * ch 3, sc to left of sc of next knot st, ch 1, sc on other side of same knot st, repeat from * around, ch 3, join.

Step 3: Finishing Up

Next 3 Rnds: Repeat rnd 2.

Next Rnd: Work a knot St in every other sc around.

Next 7 Rnds: Work a rnd of knot st.

Next Rnd: Repeat rnd 12.

Next 3 Rnds: Repeat rnd 2, fasten off.

Tie: Work a ch about 1 1/2 yards long, sl st in each st of ch.

Tassels: Make 2. Cut 13 strands 7 inches long, tie at center to end of tie, fold together, then tie again about 3/4 inch below.

Fringe: Cut lengths 7 inches long. Double 3 strands in half and knot through every other st around lower edge.

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