Easy Crochet Poncho

A quick make you can enjoy in the spring, fall and winter.

Skill Level | Easy
Available Sizes | XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL

Project sponsored by Red Heart Yarns


About this Pattern

If you’re looking for a go-to crochet poncho for your wardrobe, you’re in the right place. Our easy crochet poncho works up quick so you can enjoy it sooner.

With this project you’ll learn how to turn basic panels into a functional poncho. You’ll also get to practice your puff stitch skills in our favorite element of this poncho because they create a cozy warm feel.

Before you begin, review this page entirely so you understand the full scope of the project. We’ve prepared a list of recommended supplies and abbreviations you will need to get started as well as a video tutorial and written instructions to walk you through this easy crochet poncho from start to finish.

getting started

Recommended Supplies

  • Red Heart Hopscotch yarn; 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 skeins (XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL) (Colorway pictured: Kickball)
  • 6 mm Crochet Hook
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors
  • Stitch Marker

FAQ: Can I use a different yarn?
Sure, as long as it’s in the same weight category. Check your gauge and adjust as needed so the sizing comes out right. The recommended yarn amount will likely be different too.

Yarn Substitution Resources:
The Ultimate Guide to Substitute Yarn

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pattern details


This pattern is written using standard US crochet terminology.

  • Ch Chain
  • Hdc Half Double Crochet
  • Hk Hook
  • Dc Double Crochet
  • Pf Puff Stitch**
  • Rem Remaining
  • RS Right Side
  • Sc Single Crochet
  • Sk Skip
  • Sp Space
  • St(s) Stitch(es)
  • WS Wrong Side

** Puff Stitch (Pf): YO and insert hk in designated stitch. YO and pull up a loop. [YO, insert hk in same stitch. YO and pull up a loop] three times. YO, and pull through all loops on hk.

pattern notes

Additional Notes

Finished Size
  • XS | Bust 28″-30″; 29″ length
  • S | 32″-34″; 30″ length
  • M | 36″-38″; 31″ length
  • L | 40″-42; 32″ length
  • XL | 44″-46″; 33″ length
  • XXL | 48″-50″; 34″ length

6 sts x 7 rows = 2″
(single crochet)

For the best results we recommend wet blocking each element before attaching them together. If you’re unfamiliar with this technique, check out our guide here. Chain three at beginning of row counts as a double crochet stitch. Chain two at beginning of row counts as a half double crochet stitch.

Additional Notes: Instructions for sizes are given as follows:

XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL)

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the pattern

Written Instructions

Middle Panel (Make 2)

Row 1: Ch 28(32, 36, 40, 44, 48). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each rem ch. Turn.

Row 2 (WS): Ch 3. 1 dc in next st. *Ch 1. Sk 1 st. 1 pf in next st. Ch 1. Sk 1 st. 1 dc in next. Rep from * to last two sts. 1 dc in last 2 sts. Turn.

Row 3 (RS): Ch 1. 1 sc in same st as ch 1. *1 sc in next st. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last 2 sts. 1 sc last 2 sts. Turn.

Repeat: Rep rows 2 and 3 until panel measures 29″(30″, 31″, 32″, 33″, 34″) from starting edge. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Wet block each panel to the following measurements: 9″(9.3″, 9.6″, 10″, 10.3″, 10.6″) wide and 30″(31″, 32″, 33″, 34″, 35″) long.

Side Assembly

Row 1: With panel laying right-side up, lengthwise, fasten on at bottom corner. Ch 2. *2 hdc in edge st of next dc row. 1 hdc in edge st of next sc row. Rep from * to end of first panel. Ch 7. Join next panel by making a hdc in edge st of first sc row. **2 hdc in edge st of next dc row. 1 hdc in edge st of next sc row. Rep from ** to end of second panel. Turn.

Row 2: Ch 2. 1 hdc in next st. *1 hdc in each rem st. Turn.

Repeat: Rep last row and wet block to 25″(26″, 27″, 28″, 29″, 30″) from center of panel. Fasten off and repeat on opposite side. Weave in ends.

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see how it’s done

Tutorial 1: Middle Panel

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see how it’s done

Tutorial 2: Sides and Finishing

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