Free Let’s Party Poncho Crochet Pattern from www.RedHeart.com

lw5387letspartyponcho

From www.RedHeart.com

Let’s Party Poncho Free Crochet Pattern

Pattern #: LW5387
Designed By: Lisa Gentry

Skill Level: Intermediate

This poncho features a pretty stitch pattern in sizes to fit Small to 3X. The yarn is wrapped in metallic for a happy, let’s party vibe that can go from laid back denim to evening glam.

Materials:
RED HEART® With Love® Metallic™: 6 (7, 8) balls 8524 Teal
Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9]
Yarn needle
3 Stitch markers

Gauge/Tension:     1 pattern repeat = 2½” (6.5 cm); 8 rows = 4″ (10 cm) in Lace Pattern. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Directions are for size Small/Medium. Changes for sizes Large/1X and 2X/3X are in parentheses.
To Fit Bust: 32-38 (40-46, 48-54)” [81.5-86.5 (101.5-117, 122-137) cm]
Finished length from shoulder to lower edge: 30 (31, 31)” [76 (78.5, 78.5) cm]
Finished side length: 20″ (51 cm)
Finished body width: 29 (34, 39)” [73.5 (86.5, 99) cm]
Finished width at lower edge: 27 (31½, 36)” [68.5 (80, 91.5) cm]

Notes
Poncho is made from 2 panels sewn together at neck and shoulder lines.
Sleeves hang open and are not sewn closed across bottom or side seams.

Special Stitches
2-dc Cl (2-double crochet cluster) = Yarn over, insert hook in indicated stitch, yarn over and pull up loop, yarn over, draw through 2 loops on hook (2 loops remain on hook); yarn over, insert hook in same stitch, yarn over and pull up loop, yarn over, draw through 2 loops, yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.
dc2tog = [Yarn over, insert hook in next stitch, yarn over and pull up loop, yarn over, draw through 2 loops] 2 times,
yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.
Edging shell: (Sc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, sc) in indicated stitch or space.
Shell: 5 dc in indicated stitch or space.

Pattern Stitch
Lace Pattern
Row 1 (right side): Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), dc in next dc, ch 2, working in first shell, dc in next dc, [2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc] twice, *ch 3, sc in next sc, ch 3, working in next shell, dc in first dc, [2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc] twice; repeat from * across to last 2 sts, ch 2, dc in last dc, dc in top of beginning ch, turn.
Row 2: Ch 3, dc in next dc, 2-dc Cl in next dc, [ch 3, skip next dc, 2-dc Cl in next dc] 3 times, *ch 2, 2-dc Cl in
next dc, [ch 3, skip next dc, 2-dc Cl in next dc] 3 times; repeat from * across to last 2 sts, dc in last dc, dc in top of beginning ch, turn.
Row 3: Ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 2, [sc in next ch-3 space, ch 2, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next ch-3 space, ch 2, sc in next ch-3 space*, ch 3] across to last 2 sts, ending last repeat at *, ch 2, dc in last dc, dc in top of beginning ch, turn.
Row 4: Ch 3, dc in next dc, *ch 3, shell in next ch-3 space, ch 3, sc in next ch-3 space; repeat from * across to last last 2 sts, ch 3, dc in last dc, dc in top of beginning ch, turn.
Repeat Rows 1–4 for Lace Pattern.

PONCHO
FRONT/BACK PANEL (make 2)
Ch 105 (125, 145).
Foundation Row (wrong side): Dc in 4th ch from hook (beginning ch count as first dc), ch 3, skip next 4 ch, shell in next ch, [ch 3, skip next 4 ch, sc in next ch, ch 3, skip next 4 ch, shell in next ch] across to last 6 ch, ch 3, skip next 4 ch, dc in last 2 ch, turn—2 dc at each end, 10 (12, 14) shells, 9 (11, 13) sc, 20 (24, 28) ch-3 spaces.
Rows 1–28: Work Lace Pattern Rows 1–4 seven times.
Rows 29–31: Repeat Rows 1–3—2 dc at each end, 22 (26, 30) ch-2 spaces, 19 (23, 27) ch-3 spaces at end of Row 31.

Shape Sleeves
Row 1 (wrong side): Ch 3, skip next dc, 2 dc in next ch-2 space, shell in next ch-3 space, [ch 3, sc in next ch-3 space, ch 3, shell in next ch-3 space] 9 (11, 13) times, 2 dc in last ch-2 space, skip next dc, dc in top of beginning ch, turn—3 dc at each end, 10 (12, 14) dc, 9 (11, 13) sc. Place marker at each end of row for seam.
Row 2 (right side): Ch 3, dc2tog, working in next shell, dc2tog, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, *ch 3,
sc in next sc, ch 3, working in next shell, dc in first dc, [2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc] twice; repeat from * 7 (9, 11) times, ch 3, sc in next sc, ch 3, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, [dc2tog] twice; leave beginning ch unworked, turn—69 (83, 97) dc and 9 (11, 13) sc.
Row 3: Ch 1, skip first dc, sc in next dc, [ch 3, skip next dc, 2 dc-cl in next dc] twice, *ch 2, 2-dc Cl in next dc, [ch 3, skip next dc, 2 dc cl in next dc] 3 times; repeat from * 7 (9, 11) times, ch 2, [2-dc Cl in next dc, ch 3, skip next dc] twice, sc in next dc; leave last dc unworked, turn—28 (34, 40) ch-3 spaces.
Row 4: Ch 3, dc in first ch-3 space, ch 2, sc in next ch-3 space, [ch 3, sc in next ch-3 space, ch 2, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next ch-3 space, ch 2, sc in next ch-3 space] across to last 2 ch-3 spaces, ch 3, sc in next ch-3 space, ch 2, dc in last ch-3 space, turn—18 (22, 26) ch-3 spaces.
Row 5: Ch 3, sc in first ch-3 space, [ch 3, shell in next ch-3 space, ch 3, sc in next ch-3 space] across, turn—8 (10, 12) shells and 9 (11, 13) sc.
Row 6: Ch 3, 2-dc Cl in first ch-3 space, working in first shell, dc2tog, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in last dc, ch 3, sc in next sc, *ch 3, working in next shell, dc in first dc, [2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc] twice, ch 3, sc in next sc; repeat from * across to last shell, ch 3, working in last shell, dc in first dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, dc2tog, 2-dc Cl in next ch-3 space; leave last ch-3 space unworked, turn—54 (68, 82) dc.
Row 7: Ch 1, skip first dc, sc in next dc, [ch 3, skip next dc, 2 dc-cl in next dc] twice, *ch 2, 2-dc Cl in next dc, [ch 3, skip next dc, 2 dc cl in next dc] 3 times; repeat from * 5 (7, 9) times, ch 2, [2-dc Cl in next dc, ch 3, skip next dc] twice, sc in next dc; leave remaining dc unworked, turn—22 (28, 34) ch-3 spaces.
Rows 8–10: Repeat Rows 4–6—40 (54, 68) dc at end of Row 10.
Row 11: Ch 1, skip first dc, sc in next dc, [ch 3, skip next dc, 2 dc-cl in next dc] twice, *ch 2, 2-dc Cl in next dc, [ch 3, skip next dc, 2-dc Cl in next dc] 3 times; repeat from * 3 (5, 7) times, ch 2, [2-dc Cl in next dc, ch 3, skip next dc] twice, sc in next dc, turn—5 (7, 9) ch-2 spaces and 16 (22, 28) ch-3 spaces.

NECKLINE
Size Small/Medium only:
Left Neck Shaping
Row 1 (right side): Ch 3, dc in first ch-3 space, 3 dc in next ch-3 space, 2 dc in next ch-2 space, 3 dc in next ch-3 space, dc in next ch-3 space; leave remaining ch spaces unworked, turn—11 dc. Place marker on 12th ch space from last ch-3 space worked.
Rows 2–5: Ch 3, dc2tog, dc in each remaining dc; leave beginning ch unworked, turn—3 dc.
Fasten off.

Right Neck Shaping
Row 1 (right side): With right side facing, join with slip st in marked ch-3 space, ch 3, 3 dc in next ch-3 space, 2 dc in next ch-2 space, 3 dc in next ch-3 space, dc in next ch-3 space, turn—11 dc.
Rows 2–5: Repeat Rows 2–5 of left neck shaping.
Fasten off.

Size Large/1X only:
Left Neck Shaping
Row 1 (right side): Ch 3, dc in first ch-3 space, 3 dc in next ch-3 space, 2 dc in next ch-2 space, 3 dc in next 2 ch-3 spaces, 2-dc Cl in next 2 ch spaces, dc in next ch-3 space; leave remaining ch spaces unworked, turn—16 dc. Place marker on 10th ch space from last ch-3 space worked.
Row 2: Ch 3, dc2tog, dc in each remaining st; leave beginning ch unworked, turn—14 dc.
Rows 3–5: Ch 3, dc2tog, dc in each dc across to last 2 dc, dc2tog; leave beginning ch unworked, turn—5 dc.
Row 6: Ch 3, dc in next st, dc2tog over next 2 sts; leave beginning ch unworked – 3 dc.
Fasten off.

Right Neck Shaping
Row 1 (right side): With right side facing, join with slip st in marked ch-3 space, ch 3, 2-dc Cl in next 2 ch spaces, 3 dc in next 2 ch-3 spaces, 2 dc in next ch-2 space, 3 dc in next ch-3 space, 2 dc in last ch-3 space, turn—16 dc.
Row 2: Ch 3, dc2tog, dc in next 10 dc, dc2tog, turn—13 dc.
Rows 3–5: Repeat Rows 3–5 of left neck shaping – 4 dc.
Row 6: Ch 3, dc in next 2 sts; leave beginning ch unworked – 3 dc.
Fasten off.

Size 2X/3X only:
Row 1 (right side): Ch 3, dc in first ch-3 space, 3 dc in next ch-3 space, 2 dc in next ch-2 space, 3 dc in next 3 ch-3 spaces, 2-dc Cl in next 3 ch spaces, dc in next ch-3 space; leave remaining ch spaces unworked, turn—20 dc. Place marker on 18th ch space from last ch-3 space worked.
Rows 2 and 3: Ch 3, dc2tog, dc in each dc across to last 2 dc, dc2tog; leave beginning ch unworked, turn—14 dc.
Row 4: Ch 3, [dc2tog, dc in next 3 dc] twice, dc2tog; leave beginning ch unworked, turn—10 dc.
Row 5: Ch 3, dc2tog, dc in next 4 dc, dc2tog; leave beginning ch unworked, turn—7 dc.
Row 6: Ch 3, dc2tog, dc in next dc, dc2tog; leave beginning ch unworked—4 dc. Fasten off.

Right Neck Shaping
Row 1 (right side): With right side facing, join with slip st in marked ch-3 space, ch 3, 2-dc Cl in next 2 ch-3  spaces, 2-dc Cl in next ch-2 space, 3 dc in next 3 ch-3 spaces, 2 dc in next ch-2 space, 3 dc in next ch-3 space, 2 dc in last ch-3 space, turn—20 dc.
Rows 2–6: Repeat Rows 2–6 of left neck shaping.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
With right sides of front/back panels held together, whipstitch sleeve seams from last row of neckline to marked row.
Determine which panel will be front of piece.

Lower Edging
Row 1 (right side): With right side of front panel Foundation Row facing, working in opposite side of foundation ch, join with slip st in first ch, ch 1, edging shell in next ch, [skip next 4 ch, edging shell in next ch] across, slip st in last dc, turn—21 (25, 29) edging shells.
Rows 2 and 3: (Slip st in first sc, ch 1-space, and first 2 dc) of first edging shell, ch 1, edging shell in center dc of each edging shell across, turn.
Fasten off.
Repeat for Rows 1–3 for back panel.

Sleeve Edging (work twice)
Row 1 (right side): With right side facing, join with slip st in lower edge of sleeve, ch 1, work 17 edging shells evenly spaced across to seam, edging shell in seam, work 17 edging shells evenly spaced across remaining edge, turn—35 edging shells.
Rows 2 and 3: Repeat Rows 2 and 3 of Front Edging.
Fasten off.

Neck Edging
Round 1 (right side): With right side facing, join with slip st in any seam, ch 1, work 14 (18, 22) edging shells evenly spaced around to next seam, work 14 (18, 22) edging shells evenly spaced around to first edging shell; join with slip st in first sc—28 (26, 44) edging shells.
Rounds 2 and 3: Repeat Rows 2 and 3 of Front Edging.
Fasten off.
Weave in ends.

Block to finished measurements, if desired.

ABBREVIATIONS
ch = chain(s);
dc = double crochet;
sc = single crochet;
st(s) = stitch(es);
( ) = work directions in parentheses into same st;
[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified;
* = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated.

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