CWU Fall Poncho – Child Sizes 2 & 4

Crochet With Us Fall Poncho Pattern - Child Sizes 2 & 4 | www.thestitchinmommy.com

It’s time for the next size of the Fall Poncho in DK Weight yarn! Today I’m providing full written instructions for Child Size 2 and Child Size 4. For other available sizes, visit please visit my intro post. For all of the Worsted Weight sizes, please visit Oombawka Design.

Notes:

  • For full details of the Official Fall Poncho CAL please visit the Introductory Post. It provides you with the measurements and starting stitch counts for all sizes, as well as, the amount of yarn you will need to complete your poncho.
  • You will need to crochet 2 rectangles of the same size before moving on to Part 9.

How to get ready for this project:

Option 2: DK Weight (Knit Picks Gloss DK) – 5.0 mm Crochet Hook (H).

Click here for Size 2 instructions
Click here for Size 4 instructions

Abbreviations

US Terminology used

BPdc – back post double crochet
beg – beginning
ch – chain
CL – cluster
dc – double crochet
FPdc – front post double crochet
hdc – half double crochet
RS – right side
sc – single crochet
sc2tog – single crochet two stitches together
sc3tog – single crochet three stitches together
sc3tog CL – single crochet three stitches together cluster stitch (see special stitches Part 5)
sc picot st – single picot stitch (see special stitches Part 1)
sk – skip
sl st – slip stitch
st/sts – stitch/stitches
t-ch – turning chain
X-dc – crossed double crochet stitch
* – Repeat the instructions between the asterisks the number of times indicated. This repeat will contain multiple instructions.
() – Repeat the instructions between the parentheses the number of times indicated.

Special stitch information included in original CAL posts:

Child Size: 2

Part 1:

Row 1: Ch 36
Row 2 (RS): Work 1 sc in 2nd ch from the hook and in each st across, ch 1, turn (35)
Row 3: *1 sc in the next st, 1 sc picot st in the next st (see special stitches linked above)**. Repeat from * to ** across to the last st, 1 sc in the last st, ch 1, turn. (35) [NOTE: Be sure to push the picot stitches through to the RS of your work]
Row 4: 2 sc in the first st, 1 sc in each remaining st across, ch 1, turn. (36)
Row 5: 1 sc in each st across, changing color on the last yarn over of the last st, ch 3, turn. (36)

Part 2:

Row 6: (count ch-3 as first dc) 1 dc in each st across, ch 3, turn. (36)
Row 7: *FPdc in the next st, BPdc in next st** Repeat from * to ** across, dc into the top of the t-ch, ch 3, turn. (36)
Row 8: *BPdc in the next st, FPdc in next st** Repeat from * to ** across, dc into the top of the t-ch, ch 1, turn. (36)
Row 9: 1 sc in each st across, changing color on the last yarn over of the last st, ch 1, turn. (36)

Part 3:

Row 10: sc2tog, 1 sc in each remaining st across, ch 1, turn (35)
Row 11: 1 sc in the first st. *CL in the next st, 1 sc in the next st** Repeat from * to ** across, ch 1, turn. (35)
Row 12: 1 sc in each st across, ch 1, turn. (35)
Row 13: 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, 1 sc in the last st, ch 1, turn (36)
Row 14: 1 sc in each st across, ch 1, turn. (36)
Row 15: 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. (35)

Part 4:

Row 16: Sk first st, *hdc in the next st, sl st in the next st** Repeat from * to ** across, ch 1, turn. (35)
Row 17: Sk first st, *sl st into the next st, hdc into the next st** Repeat from * to ** across, working the last st into the t-ch, ch 1, turn. (35)
Row 18: Sk first st, *hdc in the next st, sl st in the next st** Repeat from * to ** across, working the last st into the t-ch, ch 1, turn. (35)
Row 19: Sk first st, *sl st into the next st, hdc into the next st** Repeat from * to ** across, working the last st into the t-ch. Ch 1, turn. (35)
Row 20: Sk first st, *hdc in the next st, sl st in the next st** Repeat from * to ** across, working the last st into the t-ch, ch 1, turn. (35)
Row 21: Sk first st, *sl st into the next st, hdc into the next st** Repeat from * to ** across, working the last st into the t-ch, ch 1, turn. (35)
Row 22: 1 sc in each st across, working the last st into the t-ch, ch 1, turn. (35)
Row 23: 1 sc in each st across, changing color on the last yarn over of the last st, ch 1, turn. (35)

Part 5:

NOTE: The total number of stitches at the end of each row does include chain stitches for this section of the pattern. EXCEPT for the final ch 1 at the end of the row.

Row 24: 1 sc in the first st; sc3tog CL (see special stitches linked above), *ch 1, sc3tog CL** repeat from * to ** across; sc in same st as last sc3tog CL, ch 1, turn. (35)

NOTE: Please remember the final stitch in the repeat is the sc3tog CL – so the last 2 stitches of this row are the sc3tog CL and then 1 sc (there is no slip stitch in between.)

Row 25: 1 sc in first sc, sc3tog CL, *ch 1, sc3tog CL** repeat from * to **, across, 1 sc in the same st as last sc3tog CL, ch 1, turn. (35)
Row 26: 1 sc in first sc, sc3tog CL, *ch 1, sc3tog CL** repeat from * to **, across, 1 sc in the same st as last sc3tog CL, ch 1, turn. (35)
Row 27: 1 sc in first sc, sc3tog CL, *ch 1, sc3tog CL** repeat from * to **, across, 1 sc in the same st as last sc3tog CL, ch 1, turn. (35)
Row 28: 1 sc in first sc, sc3tog CL, *ch 1, sc3tog CL** repeat from * to **, across, 2 sc in the same st as last sc3tog CL, ch 1, turn. (36)
Row 29: 1 sc in each st across, changing color on the last yarn over of the last st, ch 3, turn. (36)

Part 6:

Row 30: (Ch 3 counts as first dc here and throughout this stitch pattern) Sk first st, *work one Popcorn Stitch in next st (see special stitches above), ch 1, sk next st** Repeat from * to ** across, dc in the last st, ch 1, turn. (36)
Row 31: Sc in the top of each Popcorn st and in each ch-1 sp across, ending with 1 sc in the t-ch, ch 3, turn. (36)
Row 32: Sk first st, *work one Popcorn Stitch in next st, ch 1, sk next st** Repeat from * to ** across, dc in the last st, ch 1, turn. (36)
Row 33: Sc in each st and in each ch-1 sp across, ending with 1 sc in the t-ch, changing color on the last yarn over of the last st, ch 3, turn. (36)

Part 7:

NOTE: The ch 3 at the end of Row 33 counts as the first dc of Row 34

Row 34: (count ch 3 as 1 dc), sk the first st, X-dc (see special stitches above) across to the last st, work 1 dc in the last st, ch 1, turn. (36)
Row 35: (count ch 1 as 1 sc), sk the 1st st, 1 sc in each st across, remember to work 1 sc in the turning chain at the end of the row, ch 3, turn. (36)
Row 36: (count ch 3 as 1 dc), sk the first st, X-dc across to the last st, work 1 dc in the last st, ch 1, turn. (36)
Row 37: (count ch 1 as 1 sc), sk the 1st st, 1 sc in each st across, working the last sc into the t-ch, changing color on the last yarn over of the last st, ch 2 (count as sc and ch 1), turn. (36)

Part 8:

NOTE: The ch-2 at the end of Row 37-39 counts as a sc and a ch-1.

Row 38: Sk first st, sc in the next st, *ch 1, sk next st, sc in next st**. Repeat from * to ** across to the end of the row, working last sc in the t-ch, ch 2, turn. (36)
Row 39: Sk the first st, *sc into the next ch-1 space, ch 1, sk the next sc** Repeat from * to ** across, skipping the last ch-1 sp and working the final sc into t-ch, ch 2, turn. (36)
Row 40: Sk the first st, *sc into the next ch-1 space, ch 1, sk the next sc** Repeat from * to ** across skipping the last ch-1 sp and working the final sc into t-ch, ch 1, turn. (36)
Row 41: Sc in each st and ch-1 sp across, skip the t-ch and changing colors on the last yarn over of the last st, ch 1, turn. (36)

The repeat version of Part 1

Row 42: sc2tog, 1 sc in each remaining st across, ch 1, turn. (35)
Row 43: *1 sc in the next st, 1 sc picot st in the next st**. Repeat from * to ** across to the last st, 1 sc in the last st, ch 1, turn. (35) [NOTE: be sure to push the picot stitches through to the RS of your work]
Row 44: 2 sc in the first st, 1 sc in each remaining st across, ch 1, turn (36)
Row 45: 1 sc in each st across, changing color on the last yarn over of the last st, ch 3, turn. (36)

Repeat Parts 2-8 until you have reached 16″

It is possible to reach this length before you finish repeating all of the parts or even in the middle of a part, which is perfectly fine.

Complete 2 rectangles of the same size.

Once you have made 2 rectangles of the same size proceed to Part 9.

Part 9:

See this post for ASSEMBLY instructions

After you have assembled your Poncho rectangles proceed to Part 10.

Part 10:

See this post for EDGING & FRINGE

Child Size: 4

Part 1:

Row 1: Ch 44
Row 2 (RS): Work 1 sc in 2nd ch from the hook and in each st across, ch 1, turn (43)
Row 3: *1 sc in the next st, 1 sc picot st in the next st (see special stitches linked above)**. Repeat from * to ** across to the last st, 1 sc in the last st, ch 1, turn. (43) [NOTE: Be sure to push the picot stitches through to the RS of your work]
Row 4: 2 sc in the first st, 1 sc in each remaining st across, ch 1, turn. (44)
Row 5: 1 sc in each st across, changing color on the last yarn over of the last st, ch 3, turn. (44)

Part 2:

Row 6: (count ch-3 as first dc) 1 dc in each st across, ch 3, turn. (44)
Row 7: *FPdc in the next st, BPdc in next st** Repeat from * to ** across, dc into the top of the t-ch, ch 3, turn. (44)
Row 8: *BPdc in the next st, FPdc in next st** Repeat from * to ** across, dc into the top of the t-ch, ch 1, turn. (44)
Row 9: 1 sc in each st across, changing color on the last yarn over of the last st, ch 1, turn. (44)

Part 3:

Row 10: sc2tog, 1 sc in each remaining st across, ch 1, turn (43)
Row 11: 1 sc in the first st. *CL in the next st, 1 sc in the next st** Repeat from * to ** across, ch 1, turn. (43)
Row 12: 1 sc in each st across, ch 1, turn. (43)
Row 13: 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, 1 sc in the last st, ch 1, turn (44)
Row 14: 1 sc in each st across, ch 1, turn. (44)
Row 15: 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. (43)

Part 4:

Row 16: Sk first st, *hdc in the next st, sl st in the next st** Repeat from * to ** across, ch 1, turn. (43)
Row 17: Sk first st, *sl st into the next st, hdc into the next st** Repeat from * to ** across, working the last st into the t-ch, ch 1, turn. (43)
Row 18: Sk first st, *hdc in the next st, sl st in the next st** Repeat from * to ** across, working the last st into the t-ch, ch 1, turn. (43)
Row 19: Sk first st, *sl st into the next st, hdc into the next st** Repeat from * to ** across, working the last st into the t-ch. Ch 1, turn. (43)
Row 20: Sk first st, *hdc in the next st, sl st in the next st** Repeat from * to ** across, working the last st into the t-ch, ch 1, turn. (43)
Row 21: Sk first st, *sl st into the next st, hdc into the next st** Repeat from * to ** across, working the last st into the t-ch, ch 1, turn. (43)
Row 22: 1 sc in each st across, working the last st into the t-ch, ch 1, turn. (43)
Row 23: 1 sc in each st across, changing color on the last yarn over of the last st, ch 1, turn. (43)

Part 5:

NOTE: The total number of stitches at the end of each row does include chain stitches for this section of the pattern. EXCEPT for the final ch 1 at the end of the row.

Row 24: 1 sc in the first st; sc3tog CL (see special stitches linked above), *ch 1, sc3tog CL** repeat from * to ** across; sc in same st as last sc3tog CL, ch 1, turn. (43)

NOTE: Please remember the final stitch in the repeat is the sc3tog CL – so the last 2 stitches of this row are the sc3tog CL and then 1 sc (there is no slip stitch in between.)

Row 25: 1 sc in first sc, sc3tog CL, *ch 1, sc3tog CL** repeat from * to **, across, 1 sc in the same st as last sc3tog CL, ch 1, turn. (43)
Row 26: 1 sc in first sc, sc3tog CL, *ch 1, sc3tog CL** repeat from * to **, across, 1 sc in the same st as last sc3tog CL, ch 1, turn. (43)
Row 27: 1 sc in first sc, sc3tog CL, *ch 1, sc3tog CL** repeat from * to **, across, 1 sc in the same st as last sc3tog CL, ch 1, turn. (43)
Row 28: 1 sc in first sc, sc3tog CL, *ch 1, sc3tog CL** repeat from * to **, across, 2 sc in the same st as last sc3tog CL, ch 1, turn. (44)
Row 29: 1 sc in each st across, changing color on the last yarn over of the last st, ch 3, turn. (44)

Part 6:

Row 30: (Ch 3 counts as first dc here and throughout this stitch pattern) Sk first st, *work one Popcorn Stitch in next st (see special stitches above), ch 1, sk next st** Repeat from * to ** across, dc in the last st, ch 1, turn. (44)
Row 31: Sc in the top of each Popcorn st and in each ch-1 sp across, ending with 1 sc in the t-ch, ch 3, turn. (44)
Row 32: Sk first st, *work one Popcorn Stitch in next st, ch 1, sk next st** Repeat from * to ** across, dc in the last st, ch 1, turn. (44)
Row 33: Sc in each st and in each ch-1 sp across, ending with 1 sc in the t-ch, changing color on the last yarn over of the last st, ch 3, turn. (44)

Part 7:

NOTE: The ch 3 at the end of Row 33 counts as the first dc of Row 34

Row 34: (count ch 3 as 1 dc), sk the first st, X-dc (see special stitches above) across to the last st, work 1 dc in the last st, ch 1, turn. (44)
Row 35: (count ch 1 as 1 sc), sk the 1st st, 1 sc in each st across, remember to work 1 sc in the turning chain at the end of the row, ch 3, turn. (44)
Row 36: (count ch 3 as 1 dc), sk the first st, X-dc across to the last st, work 1 dc in the last st, ch 1, turn. (44)
Row 37: (count ch 1 as 1 sc), sk the 1st st, 1 sc in each st across, working the last sc into the t-ch, changing color on the last yarn over of the last st, ch 2 (count as sc and ch 1), turn. (44)

Part 8:

NOTE: The ch-2 at the end of Row 37-39 counts as a sc and a ch-1.

Row 38: Sk first st, sc in the next st, *ch 1, sk next st, sc in next st**. Repeat from * to ** across to the end of the row, working last sc in the t-ch, ch 2, turn. (44)
Row 39: Sk the first st, *sc into the next ch-1 space, ch 1, sk the next sc** Repeat from * to ** across, skipping the last ch-1 sp and working the final sc into t-ch, ch 2, turn. (44)
Row 40: Sk the first st, *sc into the next ch-1 space, ch 1, sk the next sc** Repeat from * to ** across skipping the last ch-1 sp and working the final sc into t-ch, ch 1, turn. (44)
Row 41: Sc in each st and ch-1 sp across, skip the t-ch and changing colors on the last yarn over of the last st, ch 1, turn. (44)

The repeat version of Part 1

Row 42: sc2tog, 1 sc in each remaining st across, ch 1, turn. (43)
Row 43: *1 sc in the next st, 1 sc picot st in the next st**. Repeat from * to ** across to the last st, 1 sc in the last st, ch 1, turn. (43) [NOTE: be sure to push the picot stitches through to the RS of your work]
Row 44: 2 sc in the first st, 1 sc in each remaining st across, ch 1, turn (44)
Row 45: 1 sc in each st across, changing color on the last yarn over of the last st, ch 3, turn. (44)

Repeat Parts 2-8 until you have reached 20″

It is possible to reach this length before you finish repeating all of the parts or even in the middle of a part, which is perfectly fine.

Complete 2 rectangles of the same size.

Once you have made 2 rectangles of the same size proceed to Part 9.

Part 9:

See this post for ASSEMBLY instructions

After you have assembled your Poncho rectangles proceed to Part 10.

Part 10:

See this post for EDGING & FRINGE

 

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