leftover poncho (vintage crochet pattern)
Since I'm not planning on keeping up my website, Adult Ramblings, I thought I'd try to move some of the vintage patterns over here to my blog. One of my favorites is the leftover poncho.
left over poncho
32 oz of leftover yarn.
Boye crochet hook size J.
Gauge: 12 tr to 5"; 1 row to 1".
Row 1: Tr in 5th ch from hook and in each ch to end (57 tr counting ch 4 at beg as 1
tr). Ch 4, turn.
Row 2: Sk first tr, tr in next tr and in each tr to end (57 tr). Ch 4, turn.
Continue to work even in tr for a total of 37 rows (37" from beg). Make a second piece in the same way.
Sew 2 pieces tog following diagram. For outside edge, join yarn at right-hand corner of one long edge, *work 1 tr in each tr and 2 tr in each row to corner, work 2 tr, ch 1, 2 tr in corner; rep from * around, join with sl st. Fasten off.
For neck edge, work 2 tr in each row around, work 1 tr decrease at front and back points. Fasten off. Weave in all ends.
From the Columbia-Minerva "Learn to
Crochet" book, price $3.50, from 1976.