Baby Style Poncho LT1432

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Skill level: Intermediate

SUPPLIES

Poncho fits 12-18 months.

Red Heart® Super Saver®, Art. E300, 100% Acrylic (6 ounce/348 yard multi color skein): 5 Ounces No. 310 Monet CA.

RED HEART® Ltd. “Foxy™”, Art. E724, 100% Polyester (1.76 ounce/89 yard ball): 1 Ball No. 9379 Plummy CB.

Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9]. Yarn needle; one 5/8" button; sewing needle and thread.

GAUGE: 13 sts = 4"; 17 rows = 4" in sc rows. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

PONCHO: With CA, ch 38.

Row 1 (Right Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook, * hdc in next ch, 3 dc in next ch, hdc in next ch, sc in next ch; rep from * across; turn.

Now work in BACK LPS only unless otherwise directed.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first 3 sts; 3 sc in next st – inc made; * sc in next 5 sts, inc; rep from * to last 3 sts; sc in last 3 sts; turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, skip first sc, sc in next 3 sc, * inc, sc in next 2 sc; draw up a lp in next sc, skip next sc, draw up a lp in next sc, yo and draw through all 3 lps on hook – dec made; sc in next 2 sc **; rep from * to last 2 sc, end at **; skip next sc, sc in last sc; turn.

Row 4: Ch 1, sc in first 4 sc, * inc **, sc in next 7 sc; rep from * to last 4 sc, end at **; sc in last 4 sc; turn.

Rows 5 and 6: Ch 1, skip first sc, sc in next 4 sc, * inc, sc in next 3 sc **, dec, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * to last 2 sc, end at **; skip next sc, sc in last sc; turn.

Row 7: Ch 1, sc in first 5 sc, * inc **, sc in next 9 sc; rep from * to last 5 sc, end at **; sc in last 5 sc; JOIN with a sl st in FRONT LP of first sc of this row; TURN.

Now work in rounds, continuing to work in back lps unless otherwise directed.

Rnds 8, 9 and 10: Ch 1, skip first sc, sc in next 5 sc, * inc, sc in next 4 sc **, dec, sc in next 4 sc; rep from * to last 2 sc, end at **; skip next sc, sc in last sc; join in front lp of first sc; turn.

Rnd 11: Ch 1, sc in first 6 sc, * inc **, sc in next 11 sc; rep from * to last 6 sc, end at **; sc in last 6 sc; join in front lp; turn.

Rnds 12, 13, and 14: Ch 1, skip first sc, sc in next 6 sc, * inc, sc in next 5 sc **, dec, sc in next 5 sc; rep from * to last 2 sc, end at **; skip next sc, sc in last sc; join to front lp; turn.

Rnd 15: Ch 3, 2 dc in first sc, * skip next 2 sc, sc in next 4 sc, inc, sc in next 4 sc, skip next 2 sc **, 5 dc in next sc; rep from * to last st, end at **; 3 dc in last st; skip beg ch-3, join with a sl st in front lp of next dc; turn.

Rnd 16: Ch 1, 2 sc in first dc, * sc in next 2 sts, dec, sc in next 2 sts **, inc; rep from * around; sc in same st as first 2 sc of this rnd; join in front lp of first sc; turn.

Rnds 17-22: Ch 1, 2 sc in same sc as joining, * sc in next 2 sc, dec, sc in next 2 sc **, inc; rep from * around, end at **; sc in same st as first 2 sc; join in front lp; turn.

Rnd 23: Ch 1, 2 sc in same sc as joining, * sc in next 7 sc **, inc; rep from * around, end at **; sc in same sc as first 2 sc; join in front lp changing to CB; turn.

Rnd 24: With CB, ch 1, 2 sc in same sc as joining, * sc in next 3 sc, dec, sc in next 3 sc **, inc; rep from * around, end at **; sc in same sc as first 2 sc; join in both lps of first sc; do NOT turn.

Rnd 25-Work all in BOTH lps: Ch 1, inc in first sc, * sc in next 3 sc, dec, sc in next 3 sc **, inc; rep from * around, end at **; join. Fasten off.

HOOD: Beg at face edge with CA, ch 56. Work all sts in both lps.

Row 1 (Right Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn – 55 sc. Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.

Rows 3 and 4: Rep Row 2

Row 5: Ch 1, sc in first sc, skip next sc, sc in each sc to last 2 sc; skip next sc, sc in last sc; turn – 53 sc.

Rep Rows 3-5 three more times – 47 sc. Work even in sc until 4" from beg.

Shape Crown: Ch 1, sc in first 22 sc, skip next sc, sc in next sc, skip next sc, sc in last 22 sc; turn – 45 sc. Work 1 row even. Next Row: Ch 1, sc in first 21 sc, skip next sc, sc in next sc, skip next sc, sc in last 21 sc; turn – 43 sc.

Shape Back: Sl st in first 3 sc, ch 1, sc in next 37 sc; turn. Next Row: Sl st in first 3 sc, ch 1, sc in next 14 sc, skip next sc, sc in next sc, skip next sc, sc in next 14 sc; turn – 29 sc. Next Row: Sl st in first 3 sc, ch 1, sc in next 23 sc; turn. Next Row: Sl st in first 3 sc, ch 1, sc in next 7 sc, skip next sc, sc in next sc, skip next sc, sc in next 7 sc – 15 sc. Fasten off.

Sew back seam. Sew hood to neck edge. Edging: With right side facing, attach CA at seam at left neck edge; ch 1, work sc evenly down left opening and up right opening to seam; ch 9 for button loop; sl st in same place as last sc. Fasten off.

Hood Edging: With right side facing, attach CB at seam at right neck edge; ch 1, sc in each st of beg ch of hood; turn. Work 1 more row sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends. Sew button to left neck edge.

ABBREVIATIONS: beg = beginning; CA, CB = Color A, Color B; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; hdc = half double crochet; lp(s) = loop (s); mm = millimeters; rep = repeat; rnd(s) = round(s); sc = single crochet; sl = slip; st(s) = stitch (es); yo = yarn over; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.

Designed by Marilyn Coleman.

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