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Home : Patterns : 'Coming Home' Poncho
 

Free Crochet Pattern: 'Coming Home' Poncho

Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern #: 70370AD
Rating: *****4.8 (based on 36 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: Medium
Finished Circumference 24 in. (61 cm) at neck edge
Finished Length 22 in. (56 cm) at sides; 30 in. (76 cm) at center point

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Homespun®

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*Homespun® (Article #790). 98% Acrylic, 2% Polyester; package size: 6.00oz/170.00 gr. (185yds/169m) pull skeins

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•  790-404 Homespun Yarn: Lagoon
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$ 29.96  
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
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'Coming Home' Poncho

Lion Brand® Homespun®

GAUGE:

7 dc + 4 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Block pattern.
7 1/2 sc + 8 rows = 4 in. (10 cm).
When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

STITCH EXPLANATION:

Block 3 dc in indicated st or sp.
Shell Work (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in indicated sp.

PONCHO
Beginning at neck edge, ch 44 loosely; taking care to not twist ch, join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 3, work 2 more dc in same ch as join (first Block made), sk next ch, *3 dc in next ch (Block made), sk next ch; rep from * around; join with sc in top of beg ch - 22 Blocks.
Rnd 2: Sl st in sp between last dc made and beg ch (working around the post of the joining sc), ch 3 (counts as dc), 2 dc in same sp (first Block made), (3 dc in next sp between Blocks) 10 times, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next sp between Blocks (point made), (3 dc in next sp between Blocks) 10 times, 3 dc in same sp as first Block; join with sc in top of beg ch - 24 Blocks; 2 points.
Rnd 3: Sl st in sp between last dc made and beg ch, ch 3 (counts as dc), 2 dc in same sp (first Block made), (3 dc in next sp between Blocks) across to point, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp of point, (3 dc in next sp between Blocks) across, 3 dc in same sp as first Block; join with sc in top of beg ch - 26 Blocks; 2 points.
Rnds 4-20: Rep Rnd 3 - 60 Blocks; 2 points.
Do not fasten off.

EDGING
Rnd 1: Sl st in sp between last dc made and beg ch, ch 3, dc in same sp (beg Shell started), ch 3, sk next 2 dc, sc in next 5 dc, ch 3, sk next 2 dc, *(2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next sp between Blocks (Shell made), ch 3, sk next 2 dc, sc in next 5 dc, ch 3, sk next 2 dc; rep from * 18 more times, 2 dc in same sp as beg Shell; join with sc in top of beg ch (beg Shell completed) - 20 Shells.
Rnd 2: Sl st in sp between last dc made and beg ch, (ch 3, dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in same sp, ch 3, sk next sc, sc in next 3 sc, ch 3, *(Shell, ch 1, Shell) in next ch-1 sp, ch 3, sk next sc, sc in next 3 sc, ch 3; rep from * 18 more times, Shell in same sp as beg Shell; join with sc in top of beg ch - 40 Shells.
Rnd 3: Sl st in sp between last dc made and beg ch, ch 3, dc in same sp, Shell in next ch-1 sp, ch 3, sk next sc, sc in next sc, ch 3, *Shell in next 3 ch-1 sps, ch 3, sk next sc, sc in next sc, ch 3; rep from * 18 more times, Shell in next ch-1 sp, 2 dc in same sp as beg Shell; join with sc in top of beg ch - 60 Shells.
Rnd 4: Sl st in sp between last dc made and beg ch, ch 3, dc in same sp, Shell in next ch-1 sp, ch 3, sc in next sc, ch 3, *Shell in next 3 ch-1 sps, ch 3, sc in next sc, ch 3; rep from * 18 more times, Shell in next ch-1 sp, 2 dc in same sp as beg Shell, ch 1; join with sl st in top of beg ch. Fasten off.

COLLAR
With right side facing, join yarn with sl st, at neck edge, in any free loop along opposite side of foundation ch.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in same ch as join and each ch around; do not join - 44 sc.
Place marker for beg of rnd. Move marker up as each rnd is worked.
Rnds 2-6: Sc in each sc around.
At end of Rnd 6; join with sl st in next sc. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)  


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.8 (based on 36 reviews)
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'Coming Home' Poncho Reviewed by melinda on 2014-10-14 ****
This pattern probably could have a beginner/advanced beginner rating if the pattern was worded a little differently. Easy, simple, and great results.

This yarn is difficult to use. Fibers split apart, difficult to frog if you find an error, tangles easily. I would try this with a different bulky yarn unless you really love this yarn.


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