Well here we are starting Week 2 of the Southern Pebbles Poncho Crochet-Along. It’s a fun and easy project that is simple enough for a beginner. I’ve created a stitch tutorial for you, so no worries on trying to understand what you need to do to create the textured look. It’s much simpler than it looks….trust me.
Don’t be afraid to jump into the ELK Studio Crocheter’s FB group for help too. There are SO many people in there with experience to answer all the questions you may have regarding the pattern.
- Marly Bird Chic Sheep by Red Heart Yarns, Worsted Weight #4, 186 yds/100g, 100% Mercerized Merino Wool, Colorways: Linen and Suede (See chart below for yarn amounts)
- Hook – I/5.50mm
- Tapestry Needle for weaving in the ends
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
sc – single crochet
st(s) – stitch(es)
Gauge: 16 (sc,dc,dc) sts and 12 rows = 4”
- Ch 1 at beginning of pattern does not count as first st unless otherwise stated.
- Color A should be a perfect square. For example, if you are making the XS size, start with Color A, ensure the width is 16”. You will crochet the rows until the height reaches 16” then change to Color B continuing the pattern until you’ve reached your desired length.
|Size||Number of Skeins/Yardage||Length and Width of Panel||Starting Chain|
|12-14 yr old – XXS||2 Color A, 3 Color B skeins/800 yds||14” x 28”||59|
|XS-SM||3 Color A, 4 Color B skeins/940 yds||16” x 29”||65|
|MED-LG||4 Color A, 4 Color B skeins/1200 yds||17” x 31”||71|
|LG/XL||4 Color A, 4 Color B skeins/1300 yds||18” x 33”||74|
|2X-3X||5 Color A, 5 Color B skeins/1450 yds||19” x 35”||77|
|4X-5X||5 Color A, 5 Color B skeins/1560 yds||20” x 37”||83|
Using the chart above, ch the appropriate number of chs and proceed with the following instructions:
Multiples of 3 plus 2
Start your project with Color A, read the last pattern note as it’s essential to follow the directions provided to ensure your poncho turns out correctly and to also know when you change to Color B.
Row 1: (Sc, 2 dc) in 2nd ch from hook, *skip 2 ch, (sc, 2 dc) in next ch*, repeat from *to*, sc in last ch, turn. (You will have one less stitch than your initial starting ch)
Row 2: Ch 1 (See Pattern Notes), (sc, 2 dc) in first sc, *skip two st, (sc, 2 dc) in next st*, repeat from *to*, sc in last sc, turn.
Repeat Row 2 until you have reached the desired length. Once again, be sure to read your Pattern Notes.
February 2, 2018 – Supply List
February 12, 2018 – Week 1 (Current Week)
February 19, 2018 – Week 2
February 26, 2018, Week 3/Edging