Welcome to the Crochet With Us – Fall Poncho CAL Part 3
For Part 2 please visit Amy’s post: Crochet With Us – Fall Poncho CAL – Part 2, at The Stitchin’ Mommy
If you are just joining us, please start by reading the Introduction Post.
Resources and Things You Can Do To Get Ready
- Add this CAL to your Ravelry Queue and join the Crochet with Us Ravelry Group
- Pick your size (see below) and yarn to get ready for our first post
- Share your progress on Instagram using #CWUPonchoCAL2015
- Join the Crochet With Us Group on Facebook for assistance with the CAL – it is a lovely group filled with helpful and caring Crocheters who are happy to help each other.
Yarn and Hook Used
This post will show the poncho using Red Heart Soft and a 6.0 mm (J) hook. Colours used are as follows:
Row 1-5: Berry
Row 6-9: Off White
Row 10-15: Grape
Option 1: Worsted Weight (Red Heart Soft) – 6.0 mm (J). Instructions are for Child Size 6.
Option 2: DK Weight (Knit Picks Gloss) – 5.0 mm (H). Instructions are for Child Size 4.
US Terminology used
ch – chain
CL – cluster stitch (see special stitches)
r – row
sc – single crochet
sc2tog – single crochet 2 stitches together
sl st – slip stitch
st/sts – stitch/stitches
* – Repeat the instructions between the asterisks the number of times indicated. This repeat will contain of multiple instructions.
() – Repeat the instructions between the parentheses the number of times indicated.
(Option 1 Stitch Count, Option 2 Stitch Count) – end of row stitch counts
Cluster Stitch (CL): (YO, insert hook into the stitch indicated and draw up 1 loop) 3 times. YO and draw through all 7 loops on the hook.
Pretty Pebbles Stitch: this tutorial post also includes a photo tutorial for the cluster stitch used in today’s part of the crochet-a-long
How to Change Colours on the Last Yarn Over of a Stitch
Note: The total number of stitches at the end of each row does not include chain stitches unless specified.
R10: sc2tog, 1 sc in each remaining st across, ch 1, turn (33) (43)
R11: 1 sc in the first st. *CL in the next st, 1 sc in the next st**, repeat from * to ** across, ch 1, turn (33) (43)
R12:1 sc in each st across, ch 1, turn (33) (43)
R13: 1 sc in each of the first 2 sts, CL in the next st. *1 sc in the next st, CL in the next st**, repeat from * to ** across to the last 2 sts, 2 sc in the next st, 1sc in the last st, ch 1, turn (34) (44)
R14: 1 sc in each st across, ch 1, turn (34) (44)
R15: 1 sc in each st across, sc2tog over the last 2 sts, changing color in the last yarn over of the last st, ch 1, turn (33) (43)
After R15, I am at 4.25″ in length.