Size
One size
Dimensions when completed
Length at front midpoint approx. 48 cm / 19 in + tassels, 13 cm / 5 in
Demand
Novita 7 Veljestä
(060) Sand 250 g,
(069) Rye Porridge less than 150 g,
(010) Off White less than 150 g,
(014) Ice less than 100 g and
(053) Berry Porridge less than 100 g
Other supplies
Crochet hook:
Novita 5 mm (UK 6 / US H-8) or size needed to obtain gauge
Novita 4½ mm for the neckline (UK 7 / US 7)
Density
Crochet pattern:
- Work trebles (tr) following the instructions.

Gauge:
8 treble groups = 12 cm / 4¾ in; 7 rows of trebles = 10 cm / 4 in.

Tip:
When changing colours, crochet the yarn ends into the trebles so you don’t have to weave them in.
Designer name
Lea Petäjä
Buy kit for this pattern

Using the 5 mm hook and the sand-coloured yarn, chain 120 to form the beginning chain and close the ring with 1 sl st.

Row 1: (see chart) ch3 (= 1st tr), 2 tr tog (= work 2 trs up until the last yo and pull through, then pull the yarn through all the sts on the hook) into the 1st ch st, ch1, *skip 1 ch st from the beginning chain, work into the next ch st 3 tr tog (= work 3 trs until the last yo and pull through, then pull the yarn through all the sts on the hook) and ch1*, repeat *–* 13 more times. Skip 1 ch st from the beginning chain and work into the next ch st 3 tr tog + ch4 + 3 tr tog + ch1 (= first corner of the poncho) and repeat *–* 29 times. Skip 1 ch st from the beginning chain and work into the next ch st 3 tr tog + ch4 + 3 tr tog + ch1 (= second corner of the poncho) and repeat *–* 14 times. Switch to the fuchsia yarn and close the row with 1 sl st into the 3rd ch st from the beginning. 62 treble groups in total.

Row 2: using the Rye Porridge yarn, ch4 (= 1st tr + 1 ch st), crochet into each ch st between treble groups 3 tr tog + ch1 and crochet into both corners 3 tr tog + ch4 + 3 tr tog + ch1. Crochet 2 tr tog into the last ch st on the row. Switch to the turquoise yarn and close the row with 1 sl st into the 3rd ch st from the beginning. 64 treble groups now in total.

Row 3: using the Berry Porridge yarn, ch3 (= 1st tr), crochet 2 tr tog into the ch st on the previous row, crochet into each ch st between treble groups 3 tr tog + ch1 and crochet into both corners 3 tr tog + ch4 + 3 tr tog + ch1. Switch to the honey-coloured yarn and close the row with 1 sl st into the 3rd ch st from the beginning. 66 treble groups now in total.

1 treble group increased at both corners on each row.

Now crochet 1 row with Off-white, 1 row with Sand, 1 row with Ice, 1 row with Rye Porridge, 1 row with Off-white.  

Now crochet *1 row with Sand, 1 row with Rye Porridge, 1 row with Berry Porridge, 1 row with Off-white, 1 row with Sand, 1 row with Ice, 1 row with Rye Porridge, 1 row with Sand, 1 row with Off-white*.  Repeat *–* once more. Break the yarn.

Finishing

Pin the piece to measurements, mist on the wrong side and allow to dry.

Neckline: Using the 4½ mm hook and the Rye Porridge yarn, work 3 rows of double crochet into the neckline edge. Begin at where the shoulder will be. On the 2nd and 3rd rows, work 3 dc together at the corners. Break the yarn.

Tassels: For each tassel, use eight approx. 30 cm long strands of the sand-coloured yarn. Fold the bundle of strands once. Pull the folded end between treble groups at the edge of the poncho. Pull the open end through the folded end and tighten. Attach tassels onto every other space between treble groups on the hem of the poncho.