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Free Crochet Pattern
Poncho with Appliqué Flower

USA Format


WS.      Wrong Side

RS.       Right Side

ch.        Chain

sc.        Single Crochet

hdc.     Half Double Crochet

dc.       Double Crochet

rpt.      Repeat

sl st.    Slip Stitch

Base of ch. Work in first stitch

Finished size approx: 6-12 month baby


60 grams of King Cole big value baby DK in Lilac (017) Color 1

30 grams of King Cole big value baby DK in Pink (006) Color 2


2.15oz of Light Worsted Weight #3 Yarn in color 1

1.10oz of Light Worsted Weight #3 Yarn in color 2

5.00mm & 3.50mm crochet hooks, 1 medium button

GAUGE - 4hdc and 3 rows measure approx 1 Inch using 5.00mm hook



Front - With 5.00mm hook ch35, (RS) 1hdc in 3rd ch from hook, 1hdc in each of next 15ch's, 3hdc in next ch, 1hdc in each of next 16ch's. Turn. (35hdc)

Pattern Row - 2ch, 1hdc in base of 2ch, 1hdc in each hdc to 3hdc group, 1hdc in next hdc, 3hdc in centre hdc on 3hdc group, 1hdc in each hdc to end. Turn. (37hdc)

Rpt Pattern Row until 14 rows have been worked in all. Fasten off. Turn. (61hdc)

Join in color 2 and rpt Pattern Row 3 more times. Fasten off. Turn. (67hdc)

Rejoin color 1 and rpt Pattern Row 6 more times. Fasten off. (79hdc)

Back - Make same as the front. Fasten off.

With WS facing place back and fronts together, then over sew with a needle and yarn the shoulder seams together.

Chain Tie - With 5.00mm hook and color 2, ch100. Fasten off.

Using color 2 make 2 small pom pom's I used Clover pom pom maker size 25

Appliqué Flower - Made in rounds without turning, using color 2 make a magic circle, with 3.50mm hook ch1, work 10sc in ring, pull loose yarn to close circle sl st to first sc on beginning of row.

Round 2 - 1ch, 2sc in each sc to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. (20sc)

Round 3 - 6ch, 1dc in base of 6ch, * skip 1sc, (1dc, 3ch, 1dc) in next sc, * rpt from * to * to last sc, skip last sc, sl st to 3rd of 6ch on beginning of row. (10, 3ch spaces)

Round 4 - 1ch, * (1sc, 1hdc, 4dc, 1hdc, 1sc) in next 3ch space, * rpt from * to * to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off. (10 Groups)

Button Cover - With 3.50mm hook, ch8, 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in each ch to end. Turn. (7sc)

Work in sc on these stitches until you have 6 rows in all, fasten off leaving a length of yarn (to gather and attach to flower).

Thread yarn evenly all around four sides through sc's, place medium size button in center and gather around it tightly, secure so that button cannot break free.

Attach covered button over centre of the appliqué.

Finishing - Weave in and trim off any loose ends of yarn, thread chain tie through hdc's around neck edge, attach a pom pom to each end, attach appliqué to front of poncho.

Hope you enjoy this free baby crochet pattern for a poncho.

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