I love ponchos!
And this rectangle crochet poncho pattern is one of my favorites! Can you imagine why?
Well, it has all I love about crochet; It is easy to make right? It is a rectangle, it is textured, well I chose a cute stitch combination, and it is so customizable!!
So what are you waiting for? Let’s get crocheting our rectangle crochet poncho!
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Rectangle Ponchos: A Versatile and Stylish Accessory
Rectangle ponchos are a great way to add a touch of style to any outfit. They can be worn over dresses, skirts, or pants, and they’re perfect for any occasion, from a casual day out to a formal event.
One of the best things about rectangle ponchos is that they’re so versatile. You can wear them in a variety of ways, depending on your personal style. For a casual look, simply drape the poncho over your shoulders. For a more dressed-up look, you can cinch the poncho at the waist with a belt or scarf.
Rectangle ponchos are also great for layering. If you’re feeling cold, you can wear a sweater or turtleneck underneath. And if you’re feeling hot, you can simply take the poncho off.
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Let’s get to the Pattern, shall we?
Deluxe Cygnet Chunky 100 gr, 100 % Superior Acrylic, 156 m, Shade Sorbet ( 3 Skeins)
Hook: US Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
- Yarn Needle, Scissors, Measuring Tape
- 16 st X 6 rows = 4” X 4” of pattern repeat
- Can be modified as you wish
- This sample is: 18” wide and 60”, Size M/L for women
- Ch = Chain
- Sc = Single Crochet,
- St = Stitch
- Dc = Double Crochet
- Tr = Treble Crochet
- The pattern is worked in rows and in three parts: main and two sides
- Ch3 does count as st at the beginning of each row
- You can work this pattern with one color or multiple as you wish- I used one solid color
- If changing colors make sure to have a changing technique and weave your ends in.
- You can decide on the width and length of the Poncho by adding chains and rows
- Multiples of 6+3
Body: Chain 180 +3
Row 1: (2Dc + Ch1 + 2Dc) in 6th ch from hook, *[ skip next 5 Ch, (2Dc,Ch 2, 2Dc) in next Ch]* repeat from * to * across to last 3 chains, skip next 2 Ch, Dc 1 in last Ch, turn work
Row 2: Ch 1 (does not count as st) Sc in 1st st from hook, *[Ch3, Dc in next Ch 1 space, Ch 3, skip next 2 Dc, Sc1 in between Dc clusters from prev row]* repeat from * to * across, end with Sc in 3rd ch from turning Ch, turn work
Row 3: Ch 4 (counts as Tr), skip next Ch 3 loop, (2Dc+Ch2 +2Dc) in next Dc, *[skip next 2 Ch 3 loops, (2Dc+Ch2 +2Dc)]*, repeat from * to * across to last Ch3 loop, skip next ch 3 loop, Tr in last Sc, turn
Rows 2-3 are the repeat pattern for this entire Blanket Wrap
I made 13 repeats
Turn your work to the side and start working on the width.
R1: Attach yarn and Dc 1 in each st across for a total of 46 stitches. Spread the stitches evenly across, turn work
R2: Ch 1 (does not count as stitch) Sc 1 in 1st st from hook, Sc 1 in next st and across to end of row, turn work
R3: Ch3 (counts as 1st st), Dc1 in next and across to end of row, turn work
Repeat R2-3 for a total of 10 rows. Finish with Sc row.
Repeat on the opposite side
Fold work to the middle facing the wrong side up.
Join by sewing or with buttons from the end (sides)to center approx 18” or as open as you want the neck to be
Cut your yarn and weave in the ends.
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Choosing the right yarn weight for your rectangle poncho
The yarn weight you choose will depend on the look and feel you want for your poncho. For a lightweight poncho that’s perfect for summer, choose a fingering or sport-weight yarn. For a heavier poncho that’s perfect for winter, choose a worsted or aran-weight yarn.
Here are a few tips for wearing rectangle ponchos:
- Choose the right size. Rectangle ponchos come in a variety of sizes. Make sure to choose a poncho that’s the right length and width for you.
- Accessorize. Rectangle ponchos can be dressed up or down with accessories. For a casual look, pair your poncho with a pair of jeans and boots. For a more dressed-up look, pair your poncho with a skirt or dress and heels.
- Don’t be afraid to experiment. There’s no right or wrong way to wear a rectangle poncho. Have fun and experiment with different looks until you find what you like best.
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