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Knit Ponchos Free Patterns

Updated on June 21, 2015

Traditional ponchos

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What Are Ponchos?

A poncho is designed to keep the body warm and or to keep one dry during the rain.

Ponchos are usually made up of a large single sheet of a woolen fabric or blanket, with an opening in the center for the head .

Ponchos are now created not only for warmth but as a fashion statement. The shape remains the same, but is now made of different materials. Often they are made of wool or other types of yarn and they are either knitted or crocheted.

So in short the poncho is a clothing design, somewhere between a shawl and a coat. Ponchos wrap the persons upper body, both front and back, with an opening for the head. The poncho has no sleeves, the arms simply protrude from under the body of the poncho. Ponchos often times are made with hoods. If the pattern does call for a hood, it is either added to the finished neckline or knitted as part of one of the panels.




Dressy Ponchos

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Beautiful Dressy Poncho's

Lacey Waves Poncho

This is a very pretty poncho that can be worn over any outfit to really dress it up. This poncho is very lacy and is worked on circular needles. It's a good knitting project for seasoned knitters. The poncho comes with instructions to make small, medium and large. The poncho is shown in pink, but a black one in the same style would be perfect for a night on the town.

Galway Poncho

This classic Aran-inspired cape will match everything in your wardrobe! The asymmetrical cowl collar and multiple cable patterns add visual interest to the classic poncho style.

Ponchos To Knit

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Ponchos To Knit

Irish Cabled Poncho

Make this beautiful Irish Cabled Poncho to add some color to your wardrobe. This free knitting pattern is perfect for early spring.

Megan Loose Fit Poncho

Knit this ladies loose fit poncho and the unique colour blends in Kidsilk Haze Stripe will shine through. Ideal as an evening wear layer piece. This is a web exclusive pattern for Row@n Members

Ponchos For kids

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Ponchos For Kids

Easy Kids Knit Poncho

This easy poncho knitting pattern from Bernat yarns can be adjusted to fit 1 year to 8 year olds. This knit poncho is fun and fashionable, and will keep kids warm and cozy through the winter.


Easy Baby Pretty Poncho Knitting Pattern

This multi color poncho is worked in one piece, starting at the bottom edge. Fringe is added at the end to make it even more fabulous. It's a little girl's dream!


Baby Poncho Knitting Pattern

This hooded poncho for the new baby is easy with this baby poncho knitting pattern from Bernat Yarns, and sure to keep baby warm and cozy. The colorful poncho closes with a sweet button at the neck. For 6-24 month babies, you only need 2 balls of yarn.







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Knit Ponchos Free Patterns

Ponchos are now created not only for warmth but as a fashion statement. The shape remains the same, but is now made of different materials. Often they are made of wool or other types of yarn and they are either

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