poncho - free pattern

DROPS design: Pattern no l-137  Yarn group C or A + A
----------------------------------------------------------
Size: One-size
Materials:  DROPS BOMULL-LIN from Garnstudio 250 g color no 02, off white 200 g color no 03, light beige 50 g color no 11, beige 
NOTE: Poncho worked with one color = 500 g Bomull-Lin.
DROPS CROCHET Hook size 5 mm / H/8 – or size needed to get 14 dc in width x 8.5 rows vertically = 4'' x 4'' (10 x 10 cm). 1 square measures approx. 40 x 40 cm / 15 3/4" x 15 3/4".
NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in inches. For conversion from inches to cm - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
COLORS SQUARE: Cast on + ROUND 1: beige, ROUND 2: light beige,
ROUND 3-6: beige, ROUND 7: off white, ROUND 8-10: light beige and
ROUND 11-15: off white.
COLORS EDGE:  ROUND 1-3: light beige, ROUND 4-5: off white
DC-GROUP: Work 1 dc around next ch/ch-space but wait with last YO and pull through (= 2 sts on hook), work 1 dc more around same ch/ch-space but on last pull through, pull yarn through all sts on hook. 
PATTERN: See diagrams A.1 and A.2. 
COLOR CHANGE TIP: To get a nice transition when changing color change color when last YO and pull through on round remains, then pull last YO with new color through all sts on hook. 
CROCHET INFO: Replace first dc at beg of every dc round with ch 3, finish the round with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. 
----------------------------------------------------------
PONCHO: Work 4 large squares as explained below. Then work squares tog into a poncho. Work a neck edge at and an edge at the bottom around the poncho at the end.
SQUARE 1: Work 4 ch on hook size 5 mm / H/8 with beige and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch. READ COLORS SQUARE AND COLOR CHANGE TIP.
Then work according to diagram A.1, i.e. work as follows:
ROUND 1: 4 ch (= 1 dc + 1 ch), * 1 dc in ring, 1 ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 15 times, switch to light beige and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round (= 16 dc with 1 ch between each).
ROUND 2: 1 sl st around first ch, 3 ch (= 1 dc), work 1 dc around same ch, * work ch 2, around next ch work dc-GROUP – see explanation above *, repeat from *-* 15 times in total, work ch 2, switch to beige and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch at beg of round (= 16 dc-groups with 2 ch between each).
ROUND 3: 1 sl st around first ch-space, 3 ch (= 1 dc), 1 dc around same ch-space, ch 3, 1 dc-group around same ch-space, * around next ch-space work 1 dc-group + 3 ch + 1 dc-group *, repeat from *-* 15 times in total and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch at beg of round.
ROUND 4: 1 sl st around first ch-space, 4 ch (= 1 sc + 3 ch), 1 sc around same ch-space, * around next ch-space work 1 sc + 3 ch + 1 sc *, repeat from *-* 15 times in total and finish with 1 sl st in 1st ch at beg of round.
ROUND 5: 1 sl st around first ch-space, 3 ch (= 1 dc), 1 dc + 4 ch + 1 dc-group around same ch-space, * around next ch-space work 1 dc-group + 4 ch + 1 dc-group *, repeat from *-* 15 times in total and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch at beg of round.
ROUND 6: 1 sl st around first ch-space, 5 ch (= 1 sc + 4 ch), 1 sc around same ch-space, * around next ch-space work 1 sc + 4 ch + 1 sc *, repeat from *-* 15 times in total, switch to off white and finish with 1 sl st in 1st ch at beg of round.
ROUND 7: Work sl sts until middle of first ch-space, 9 ch (= 1 sc + 8 ch), * (1 sc around next ch-space, 6 ch), repeat from (-) 3 times in total **, 1 sc around next ch-space, 8 ch *, repeat from *-* 4 times in total but finish last repetition after **. Switch to light beige and work 1 sl st in first ch at beg of round. 
ROUND 8: Work sl sts until middle of first ch-space, 4 ch (= 1 tr), 1 tr + 3 ch + 2 tr around same ch-space (= corner), * ch 5, 1 hdc around next ch-space, ch 5, 1 sc around next ch-space, ch 5, 1 hdc around next ch-space, 5 ch **, around next ch-space work 2 tr + 3 ch + 2 tr *, repeat from *-* 4 times in total but finish last repetition after **, finish with 1 sl st in 4th ch at beg of round.
ROUND 9: Work 1 sl st in next dc and 1 sl st around ch-space in the corner, 4 ch (= 1 tr), 1 tr + 3 ch + 2 tr around same ch-space (= corner), * ch 1, then work 7 dc around each of the next 4 ch-spaces, 1 ch **, around next ch-space work 2 tr + 3 ch + 2 tr *, repeat from *-* 4 times in total but finish last repetition after **, finish with 1 sl st in 4th ch at beg of round.
ROUND 10: Work 1 sl st in next dc and 1 sl st around ch-space in the corner, 4 ch (= 1 tr), 1 tr + 3 ch + 2 tr around same ch-space (= corner), * (6 ch, 1 dc in 4th dc in first/next dc-group), repeat from (-) 4 times in total, 6 ch **, around next ch-space work 2 tr + 3 ch + 2 tr (= corner) *, repeat from *-* 4 times in total but finish last repetition after **, switch to off white and finish with 1 sl st in 4th ch at beg of round.
ROUND 11: Work 1 sl st in next dc and 1 sl st around ch-space in the corner, 4 ch (= 1 tr), 1 tr + 3 ch + 2 tr around same ch-space (= corner), * ch 1, then work 7 dc around each of the next 5 ch-spaces, 1 ch **, around next ch-space work 2 tr + 3 ch + 2 tr (= corner) *, repeat from *-* 4 times in total but finish last repetition after **, finish with 1 sl st in 4th ch at beg of round.
ROUND 12: Work 1 sl st in next dc and 1 sl st around ch-space in the corner, 4 ch (= 1 tr), 1 tr + 3 ch + 2 tr around same ch-space (= corner), * ch 1, 1 tr around first ch, (1 ch, skip 1 dc, 1 tr in next dc), repeat from (-) 17 times in total, ch 1, 1 tr around ch, 1 ch **, around next ch-space work 2 tr + 3 ch + 2 tr *, repeat from *-* 4 times but finish last repetition after **, finish with 1 sl st in 4th ch at beg of round.
ROUND 13: Work 1 sl st in next dc and 1 sl st around ch-space in the corner, 3 ch (= 1 dc), 1 dc + 3 ch + 2 dc around same ch-space (= corner), * ch 1, then work 1 dc around every ch and 1 dc in every dc until next corner (= 39 dc between corners), 1 ch **, around next ch-space work 2 dc + 3 ch + 2 dc (= corner) *, repeat from *-* 4 times in total but finish last repetition after **, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch at beg of round.
ROUND 14: Work 1 sl st in next dc and 1 sl st around ch-space in the corner, 3 ch (= 1 dc), 1 dc + 3 ch + 2 dc around same ch-space (= corner), * ch 1, 1 dc around first ch, (1 ch, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next dc), repeat from (-) 19 times in total, ch 1, 1 dc around ch, 1 ch **, around next ch-space work 2 dc + 3 ch + 2 dc *, repeat from *-* 4 times but finish last repetition after **, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch at beg of round.
ROUND 15: Work 1 sl st in next dc and 1 sl st around ch-space in the corner, 3 ch (= 1 dc), 1 dc + 3 ch + 2 dc around same ch-space (= corner), * ch 1, then work 1 dc around every ch and 1 dc in every dc until next corner (= 43 dc between corners), 1 ch **, around next ch-space work 2 dc + 3 ch + 2 dc (= corner) *, repeat from *-* 4 times in total but finish last repetition after **, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch at beg of round. Fasten off. Square measures approx. 40 x 40 cm / 15 3/4" x 15 3/4".
NOTE: If you want a bigger poncho repeat ROUND 14-15 until desired measurements.
ASSEMBLY: Place squares as shown in chart. Place 2 squares on top of each other WS against WS, and crochet them tog with light beige as follows: Work 1 sc around ch-space in the corner on first square, ch 1, 1 sc around ch-space in the corner on second square, * ch 2, skip 2 dc on first square, 1 sc in next dc on first square, ch 2, skip 2 dc on second square, 1 sc in next dc on second square *, repeat from *-* until next corner, finish with 2 ch before transition to next square. Fasten off. 
NECK EDGE: Work a finishing edge around the neck on hook size 5 mm / H/8 with light beige as follows - READ CROCHET INFO: Work 2nd round in A.2 but mid front and mid back where there are ch-spaces work 1 dc around every ch-space with 1 ch between each. Work 3rd round in A.2 but mid front and mid back work the middle 3 dc tog as follows: Work 1 dc but wait with last pull through (= 2 loops on hook), work next dc but wait with last pull through (= 3 loops on hook), work next dc but on last pull through, pull yarn through all 4 loops on hook. Fasten off.
EDGE AROUND THE BOTTOM OF PONCHO: Work a finishing edge around the bottom of poncho on hook size 5 mm / H/8 as follows - READ COLORS EDGE and CROCHET INFO: Beg with light beige and work pattern according to diagram A.2, i.e. work as follows: NOTE: To continue the edge into a nice tip as on squares it is important to continue inc mid front and mid back as before, i.e. around the middle ch-space mid front and mid back work 2 ch + 2 dc + 3 ch + 2 dc + 2 ch on every round the same way as on the squares. 
ROUND 1: Work 1 dc in every dc around the entire poncho but where 2 squares meet and where there are ch-spaces work 2 dc around every ch-space.
ROUND 2: * 1 dc in first/next dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round but continue tip mid front and mid back as explained above.
ROUND 3: Work 1 dc in every dc and 1 dc around every ch but continue tip mid front and mid back. Switch to off white.
ROUND 4: 1 dc, ch 3, 1 sl st in the first of the ch 3, work 2 dc in same st (= 1 dc-group with picot), * ch 1, skip ch 3, in next dc work 1 dc, ch 3, 1 sl st in the first of the ch 3, work 2 dc in same dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round but make sure that it matches nicely with tip mid front and mid back.
ROUND 5: * ch 6, skip dc-group, 1 sc around next ch *, repeat from *-* the entire round. Fasten off. source

9 comments :

  1. Is there an English translation for this pattern?

    thank you

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. please see the upgrading of posts ... the pattern is in English . thank you.

      Delete
  2. Yes, please, an English translation. . Also, could the instructions be larger? Old eyes don't see small print well.
    Thank you so much.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. please see the upgrading of posts ... the pattern is in English . thank you.

      Delete
  3. Yes, please, an English translation. . Also, could the instructions be larger? Old eyes don't see small print well.
    Thank you so much.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. please see the upgrading of posts ... the pattern is in English . thank you.

      Delete
    2. Is there an Italiano translation for this pattern? Thank you

      Delete
  4. Me lo puedes traducir al español por favor?

    ReplyDelete
  5. Would there happen to be a video tutorial for this gorgeous poncho? Im not that great at reading patterns yet

    ReplyDelete