265 – DIY Tutorial – Crochet Turtleneck Poncho Zig Zag Stitch

265 – DIY Tutorial – Crochet Turtleneck Poncho Zig Zag Stitch

You can see step by step instructions and video tutorial how to crochet very simple poncho.
You need to know how to crochet chain stitch (CH), slip stitch (sl.st), single crochet stitch (SC), double crochet stitch (DC), DC3 together stitch (DC3tog).

Be sure to check out my YouTube Tutorial Video.

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You will need:

– Hook Size 6 mm
– Gray and beige-colored yarn:
400 g = 800 m / 875 yards
– Sewing needle

Size: M – L

Terminology:
st – stitch
sl.st – slip stitch
CH – chain stitch
SC – single crochet 
DC – double crochet
DC3tog – DC3 together
V st – DC 2 in the same stitch

Instructions:

We are going to use 2 patterns (Ribbed and Zig Zag).

Ribbed pattern (Turtleneck)

First we’re going to use a Gray-colored yarn.
To begin make 18 chains (14 cm / 5.5 inches).

Row 1: skip first chain and make SC to the end row. Total 17 SC. Turn your work.

Rows 2 – 80: CH; make SC in the back loops to the end row; Total 17 SC.

Turn your work on the side and make double crochet stitches. One row one loop.
Row 1: I will be adding loops in this row.
CH 2 (it’s not a loop) and make DC in the next 7 rows; DC 2 in the next row; *DC 7, DC 2 into the same place * repeat this process to the end row. Connect with a sl.st. Total 90 sts.
Row 2: In this row I continue to add loops.
CH 2 (it’s not a loop) and make DC in the next 8 st; *DC 2 in the next st, DC 8 *repeat this process to the last st. DC in the last stitch. Connect with a sl.st. Total 99 DC.
We need this number of loops for the pattern we will be doing.
If you need a different size, feel free to either add or subtract from this row number. Remember, stitches multiple of 7 + 1, in the last row.

Zig Zag pattern

There are 99 stitches (Multiple of 7 + 1).
Row 1: CH 4, V-st in the next st, CH, DC, CH, *DC3tog, CH, DC, CH, V-st, CH 2, V-st, CH, DC, CH *repeat this process; DC3tog, CH, DC, CH, V-st, CH. Connect with a sl.st
Row 2: CH 4, V-st in the next chain one space, CH, DC in the next chain one space, CH, *DC3tog, CH, DC in the next chain one space, CH, V-st + CH 2 + V-st in the next chain two space, CH, DC in the next chain one space, CH *repeat this process; DC3tog, CH, DC in the next chain one space, CH, V-st in the last chain one space, CH. Connect with a sl.st

Switch to a beige-colored yarn.

Rows 3 – 21: repeat Row 2

Row 22 (last row): make single crochet ctitches

Changing colors

Rows 1 – 2: gray-colored yarn
Rows 3 – 19: beige-colored yarn
Rows 20 – 22: gray-colored yarn

Sew turtleneck with yarn and sewing needle.

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