Denim patchwork poncho

Purchase this pattern at:
ravelry.com/patterns/library/denim-patchwork-poncho

I receive commissions for purchases made through links in this post.

In August 2017 I first saw Lion Brand Jeans yarn – new that year – and was immediately smitten. I bought skeins in five different colors: Faded, Classic, Vintage, Stonewash and Top Stitch.

Free crochet pattern: Denim patchwork poncho
Lion Brand Jeans yarn in the color “Faded.”
Free crochet pattern: Denim patchwork poncho
Lion Brand Jeans yarn in the colors “Classic,” “Vintage,” “Stonewash” and “Top Stitch.”

Then I spent more than half a year trying to decide what to make with it. I knew I wanted to make a garment with sections of the blues and gray “stitched” together with the orange Top Stitch color, but I couldn’t make up my mind what pattern would show this to best advantage.

When spring (and poncho-wearing weather) was approaching, I finally decided what to do: I would keep it simple and adapt my own Easiest Poncho pattern.

The Easiest Poncho pattern was designed to be made using two Caron Cakes; alternating two “solid” rounds of double crochet, worked in back loop only to add texture, with three rounds of double crochet and chain-1 spaces, for a different, mesh texture.

To get the denim patchwork effect I wanted, I decided to keep the alternating solid and spaced bands, just making them wider and each in its own color.

Free crochet pattern: Denim patchwork poncho

The only additions I made to the basic structure of the Easiest Poncho pattern is the orange “stitching” between color bands, the orange single crochet border around the neckline, and the orange single crochet border with picots around the hem.

The written pattern is below, with photos.  You may also find it helpful to watch the video tutorial for the Easiest Poncho pattern, which explains most of the basic concepts:

You are free to gift, donate or sell for profit any items you make from this pattern. I ask only that if you sell items made from any of my patterns, as a courtesy you reference spoonsandhooks.com as the pattern’s source.

Free crochet pattern: Denim patchwork poncho

Posted

in

,

by

Comments

One response to “Denim patchwork poncho”

  1. bmaryamb Avatar
    bmaryamb

    Hi
    Can i please ask
    Can i buy this pattern ?
    And how much
    Please?
    Mary

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: