Wednesday, November 30, 2005

DIAMOND TRELLIS PONCHO

copyright © 08/13/05 Dot Matthews
Diamond Trellis Poncho Diamond Trellis Poncho
Diamond Trellis Poncho Diamond Trellis Poncho

SKILL: INTERMEDIATE

SIZE:
One size fits most up thru 2X

HOOK: J, (K optional for beginning chain)

YARN: Bernat Baby Coordinates, Sport Weight, 3 ply, 75.2% acrylic, 22.2% acetate, 2.6% nylon. 16 oz, 1256 yards. Color - Soft Mauve

SUPPLIES: Blunt needle, scissors, stitch markers, tape measures

MEASUREMENTS: Length from neck to hem - 25". Finished neck folded flat and measured across - 13".

GAUGE: 5 clusters = 4"; 5 rows (3 cluster rows and 2 sc rows) = 3"

STITCH LIST: Chain, slip stitch, single crochet, double crochet, beginning cluster, cluster.

ABBREVIATIONS: ch - chain; sl st - slip stitch; sc - single crochet; dc - double crochet; beg cluster - beginning cluster; ea - each

SPECIAL STITCH INSTRUCTIONS:

BEGINNING CLUSTER - beg cluster:
chain 3, (yarn over, insert hook in same stitch, yarn over, pull yarn thru stitch, yarn over, pull yarn thru 2 loops), 2 times, yarn over and pull yarn thru all 3 loops on hook

CLUSTER: (yarn over, insert hook in stitch, yarn over, pull yarn thru stitch, yarn over pull yarn thru 2 loops on hook) 3 times, yarn over and pull yarn thru all 4 loops on hook.

NOTES:

1. Numbers in ( ) at end of rounds tells the number of stitches for that round.

2. (**) - end the last repeat for the round at the (**) mark, then do the instructions following to end the round.

INSTRUCTIONS:

Trellis pattern is worked in multiples of 16

ROUND 1: ch 80, join to form a circle. Be careful not to twist the chain. Ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in ea st around. Join in first sc. (80 sc)

ROUND 2: (beg cluster, ch 3, cluster) in same st as join, *sk 3 sts, (cluster, ch 3, cluster) in next st. Repeat from * around. Join in first cluster. (40 clusters and 20 ch-3 sps)

TIP: BEGINNING CLUSTER - beg cluster: chain 3, (yarn over, insert hook in same stitch, yarn over, pull yarn thru stitch, yarn over, pull yarn thru 2 loops), 2 times, yarn over and pull yarn thru all 3 loops on hook

CLUSTER: (yarn over, insert hook in stitch, yarn over, pull yarn thru stitch, yarn over pull yarn thru 2 loops on hook) 3 times, yarn over and pull yarn thru all 4 loops on hook.

ROUND 3: sl st in first ch-3 sp, ch 1, 5 sc in ea ch-3 sp around. Join in first sc. (100 sc)

ROUND 4: (beg cluster, ch 3, cluster) in same st as join,

*sk 3 sts, (cluster, ch 3, cluster) in next st. Repeat from * around. Join in first cluster. (50 clusters and 25 ch-3 sps)

ROUND 5: sl st in first ch-3 sp, ch 1, 5 sc in ea ch-3 sp around. Join in first sc. (125 scs)

ROUND 6: (Beg cluster, ch 3, cluster) in same st as join,
*sk 2 sts, (cluster, ch 3, cluster) in next st. Repeat from * around. Join in first cluster. (84 clusters and 42 ch-3 sps)

ROUND 7: sl st in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, 5 sc in ea ch-3 sp around. Join in first sc. (210 scs)

ROUND 8: (beg cluster, ch 3, cluster) in same st as join,
*sk 3 sts, (cluster, ch 3, cluster) in next st. Repeat from * around. Join in first cluster. (106 clusters and 53 ch-3 sps)

ROUND 9: sl st in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, 5 sc in ea ch-3 sp around. Join in first sc. (265 scs)

ROUND 10: ch 1, 2 sc in same st as join, *sc in next 37 sts, 2 sc in next st, repeat from * around. End with sc in next 35 sts. Join in first sc. (272 scs)

ROUND 11: ch 1, sc in same st as join, (ch 5, sk 3 sts, sc in next st) twice
*sk next st,
5 dc in next st,
sk next st,
sc in next st.
(ch 5, sk 3 sts, sc in next st) 3 times. Repeat from * around. End with ch 5, sk 3 sts, join in first sc. (51 ch-5 sps)

ROUND 12: sl st in next 3 chs, ch 1, sc in ch-5 sp, ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp,
*5 dc in next sc,
sk 2 dc
sc in next dc,
sk 2 dc,
5 dc in next sc
sc in next ch-5 sp (**)
(ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp) twice. Repeat from * around, end last repeat at (**). Ch 5, join in first sc. (34 ch-5 sps)

ROUND 13: sl st in next 3 chs, ch 1, sc in ch-5 sp,
*5 dc in next sc,
sk 2 dc,
sc in next dc,
ch 5,
sk 2 dc, sc, and 2 dc,
sc in next dc
sk 2 dc,
5 dc in next sc,
sc in next ch-5 sp
ch 5, (**)
sc in next ch-5 sp. Repeat from * around, end last repeat at (**). join in first sc. (34 ch-5 sps)

ROUND 14: sl st in next 2 sts, ch 1
*sc in next dc
ch 5,
sk 2 dc and sc,
sc in next ch-5 sp
ch 5, sk sc and 2 dc,
sc in next dc,
sk 2 dc
5 dc in next sc
sc in next ch-5 sp,
5 dc in next sc,
sk 2 dc. Repeat from * around. Join in first sc. (34 ch-5 sps)

ROUND 15: sl st in next 3 chs, ch 1
*sc in ch-5 sp,
ch 5,
sc in next ch-5 sp,
ch 5, sk sc and 2 dc,
sc in next dc,
sk 2 dc,
5 dc in next sc,
sk 2 dc,
sc in next dc,
ch 5,
sk 2 dc and 1 sc. Repeat from * around. Join in first sc. (51 ch-5 sps)

ROUNDS 16 thru 35: (Repeat rounds 12 through 15) 5 times, or to desired length.

ROUND 36: sl st in next 3 chs, ch 1, sc in ch-5 sp, 5 dc in next sc, sc in next ch-5 sp,
*5 dc in next sc,
sk 2 dc,
sc in next dc, (**)
sk 2 sc,
(5 dc in next sc, sc in next ch-5 sp) 3 times. Repeat from * around, End last repeat at (**), then
sk 2 dc,
5 dc in next sc,
sc in next ch-5 sp,
5 dc in next sc. Join in first sc.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

NECK EDGING
Attach yarn in any stitch at back of neck edge.

ROUND 1: ch 1, sc in ea st around. Join in first sc. (80 sc)

ROUND 2: ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in next 2 sts.
*sc 2 tog, sc in next 3 sts. Repeat from * around. Join in first sc. (64 scs)

TIP: SC 2 TOG - insert hook in next st, yo, pull yarn thru st, insert hook in next st, yo, pull yarn thru st, yo and pull thru all 3 loops on hook.

ROUND 3: ch 1, sc in same st as join, sk 1 sc,
*5 dc in next st, sk 1 sc, sc in next st. Repeat from * around. Join in first sc.

Fasten off and weave in ends.