It’s time to sew those 2 rectangles together and do the simple edging to create your wonderful poncho! I have a good friend, Angela, that owns a local boutique shop. She invited me to take some of my finished samples to her for display in the shop. Out of all the samples, this one was her favorite and will now become a front shop display at Matilda Irene Designs. It’s pretty exciting and humbling at the same time to know that my finished items are worthy of being in a local brick and mortar. You may want to check out the website because she sells items on-line as well. Who knows….you may find something cute to wear with your ELK Studio designs!
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- 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.
- To keep the symmetry of the color pattern, I changed colors while doing the edging when it changed on the project. You can do the same if you desired or you can use a solid color.
|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 diagram as a guide for placement and right sides facing, sew the panels together.
Read the Pattern Notes prior to doing the edging regarding the color changes.
Round 1: Join by sl st in the back of poncho, ch 1, sc in first sp, (Use a stitch marker to identify your corner sts),sc in next sp and evenly around, join by sl st to first st.
Round 2: Ch 1, sc in first st, *sc in next st and each st until st before corner st, sc3tog, sc in next and each rem st around until st before corner st, sc3tog, sc in next st and each rem st around, join by sl st to first st.
Round 3-6: Repeat Round 2 until you have reached your desired width of the neck.
Last Round: Ch 1, sc in first st, sc in next st and each rem st around, join by sl st. Fasten off. Weave in the ends.
Round 1: Join by sl st to first st to left of corner st, ch 1, sc in first st or sp, sc evenly around until corner st, 3 sc in corner st, (place st marker in 2nd st) sc in next st or sp evenly around until last corner, 3 sc in corner st (place stitch marker in 2nd st), join by sl st to first st.
Round 2: Ch 3 (See Pattern Notes), dc in next st, dc in each rem st until the corner st, 5 dc in corner st (place st marker in 3rd st), dc in next st and each rem st around until the next corner st, 5 dc in corner st, (place st marker in 3rd st), join by sl st to first st, dc in each rem st, join by sl st to first st.
Round 3: Ch 1, sc in first st, sc in next st and each rem st until corner st, 3 sc in corner st, sc in next st until last corner, 3 sc in corner st (place stitch marker in 2nd st), sc in each rem st, join by sl st to first st. Fasten off. Weave in the ends.
February 2, 2018 – Supply List
February 12, 2018 – Week 2
February 19, 2018 – Week 3
February 26, 2018, Week 4/Edging (Current Week)