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Cozy Cowl Neck Poncho (Crochet)Item# 32974When 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. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make a 4 in. (10cm) square, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook (beginning ch does not count as a st) and in each ch across –55 sts at the end of this row.
Row 2: Ch 2 (does not count as a st), turn, hdc in each st across.
Rep Row 2 until piece measures about 50 in. (127cm) from beg.
Fold piece in half lengthwise, bringing first row to meet last row. The folded piece should measure about 22 x 25 in. (56 x 63.5cm). Beg at a corner and following diagram, slip st side edges together for 13 in. (33 cm), leaving 12 in. (30.5cm) open for neck. Do not cut yarn.
Rnd 1 (RS): Continuing with same strand of yarn, ch 2, work 60 hdc evenly spaced around neck opening; join with sl st in top of beg ch.
Rnd 2: Ch 2, hdc in each st around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.
Rep Rnd 2 until cowl measures about 8 in. (20.5cm).
Last Rnd: Ch 1, sc in each st around; join with sl st in first sc.
From RS, join yarn with sl st in any corner of lower edge, ch 1, work sc evenly spaced around lower edge, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.
Weave in ends.
beg = begin(ning)(s)
ch = chain
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat
RS = right side
rnd = round
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
Lion Brand® Homespun® (Art. #790) Yarn – Lagoon (4 Skeins) or Color of Choice
Lion Brand® Crochet Hook, Size K-10.5 (6.5mm)
SIZE: About 22 x 25 in. (56 x 63.5cm), after folding. GAUGE: 10 hdc = 4 in. (10cm). BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.Craft Time:
Lion Brand® Large-eyed Blunt Needle