Uptown Plaid Poncho

Uptown Plaid Poncho

Perfect for the small fashionista in your life, this pink and gray plaid poncho is made by crocheting a color blocked pattern, then embellishing it with lines of surface crochet. It has a neck opening for ease of wear, which is fastened by a fancy black frog. Impress your friends with this stunning project that looks professional!

Time: Weekend Project

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: Approx. 21” wide x 30” long, when laid out open and flat

Gauge: 15 sts and 12 rows = 4” [10 cm] in hdc

Materials

Fine weight yarnYarn: Premier Yarn Chamonix (80% Acrylic, 10% Mohair, 10% Nylon; 380 yards [347 meters]/85 grams): Color #1065-07 Graphite (MC, 1 ball), Color #1065-01 Alabaster (CC1, 1 ball), Color #1065-11 Peach Blossom (CC2, 1 ball)

Hook: US size G/6 (4.25 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle, black frog closure, sewing needle and black thread to stitch closure, 13 large bobbins

Pattern Notes

Ch-2 counts as 1 hdc.

Wind off bobbins for color changes, you will need a total of 2 MC, 6 CC1 and 5 CC2.

When changing colors, always use the new color for the last yo of the last st of the old color.

Pattern

Back

With MC, ch 81.

Row 1 (RS): Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 2, turn. (80 hdc)

Rows 2-4: Hdc across. Ch 2, turn.

Rows 5-8: Hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 5 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc, [with CC1, hdc in next 10 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc] 4 times, with CC1, hdc in next 5 hdc, with MC, hdc in last 5 hdc. Ch 2, turn.

Rows 9-12: Hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC2, hdc across until 5 sts rem, with MC, hdc in last 5 hdc. Ch 2, turn.

Rows 13-16: Rep Row 5.

Rep Rows 5-16 twice, then Rows 5-8 once more.

Divide for Neckline

Row 1: Hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 25 hdc, with MC, hdc in next 20 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 25 hdc, with MC, hdc in last 5 hdc. Ch 2, turn.

Left Back

Row 2: Hdc in next 4, hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 25 hdc, with MC, hdc in next 5 hdc, leave rem sts unworked. Ch 2, turn.

Rows 3-4: Hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC2, hdc across until 5 sts rem, with MC, hdc in last 5 hdc. Ch 2, turn after Row 3; fasten off all colors after Row 4.

Right Back

With WS facing, sk 11 sts after end st of Left Back. Join yarn with sl st in next hdc, ch 2.

Rep instructions for Left Back.

Front

Rep all instructions for Back until 28 rows have been completed.

Divide for Neckline

Row 1 (WS): Hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 5 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 10 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 7 hdc, with MC, hdc in next 10 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 7 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 10 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 5 dc, with MC, hdc in last 5 hdc. Ch 2, turn.

Left Front

Row 1 (RS): Hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 5 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 10 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 7 hdc, with MC, hdc in next 5 hdc, leave rem sts unworked. Ch 2, turn. (40 hdc)

Row 2: Hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 7 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 10 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 5 hdc, with MC, hdc in last 5 hdc. Ch 2, turn.

Row 3: Rep Row 1.

Row 4: Hdc in next 9 hdc, with CC2, hdc across until 5 sts rem, with MC hdc in last 5 hdc. Ch 2, turn.

Row 5: Hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC2, hdc across until 10 sts rem, with MC, hdc in last 10 hdc. Ch 2, turn.

Rows 6-7: Rep Rows 4-5. Ch 1, turn at end of Row 7.

Row 8: Sl st in first 6 hdc, ch 2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 2 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 10 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 5 hdc, with MC, hdc in last 5 hdc. Ch 2, turn. (35 hdc)

Row 9: Hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 5 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 10 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 2 hdc, with MC, hdc in last 5 hdc. Ch 2, turn.

Row 10: Hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 2 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 10 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 5 hdc, with MC, hdc in last 5 hdc. Ch 2, turn.

Rows 11-15: Rep Rows 9-10 twice, then Row 9 once more.

Rows 16-19: Hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC2, hdc across to last 5 sts, with MC, hdc in last 5 hdc. Ch 2, turn.

Fasten off all colors after Row 19.

Right Front

Row 1 (RS): Join MC with sl st in first empty hdc at end of Row 1 of Left Front, ch 2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 7 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 10 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 5 hdc, with MC, hdc in last 5 hdc. Ch 2, turn. (40 hdc)

Row 2: Hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 5 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 10 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 7 hdc, with MC, hdc in last 5 hdc. Ch 2, turn.

Row 3: Hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 7 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 10 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 5 hdc, with MC, hdc in last 5 hdc. Ch 2, turn.

Row 4: Hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC2, hdc across until 10 sts rem, with MC hdc in last 10 hdc. Ch 2, turn.

Row 5: Hdc in next 9 hdc, with CC2, hdc across until 5 sts rem, with MC, hdc in last 5 hdc. Ch 2, turn.

Rows 6-7: Rep Rows 4-5.

Row 8: Hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 5 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 10 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 2 hdc, with MC, hdc in next 5 hdc, leave rem sts unworked. Ch 2, turn. (35 hdc)

Row 9: Hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 2 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 10 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 5 hdc, with MC, hdc in last 5 hdc. Ch 2, turn.

Row 10: Hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 5 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 10 hdc, with CC2, hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC1, hdc in next 2 hdc, with MC, hdc in last 5 hdc. Ch 2, turn.

Rows 11-15: Rep Rows 9-10 twice, then Row 9 once more.

Rows 16-19: Hdc in next 4 hdc, with CC2, hdc across to last 5 sts, with MC, hdc in last 5 hdc. Ch 2, turn.

Fasten off all colors after Row 19.

Finishing

With MC, work horizontal surface crochet across top of Rows 5, 15, 17, 27, 29, 39, and 41, on both Back and Front, excluding the MC borders.

With MC, work vertical surface crochet on the following sts counting right to left: 7, 19, 22, 34, 37, 48, 51, 62, 65,76, on both Back and Front, excluding MC borders.

Sew Back to Front at shoulders seams.

Weave in all ends.

Sew on frog closure

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