Easy Poncho Knitting Patterns
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Free Knitting Patterns
Virtual Cable Poncho
This poncho is knit flat in one piece and seamed. Knit with stockinette rib and a 4 row repeat mock cable pattern. Worsted weight yarn on US size 7 needles. This pattern seems easy to me though it may be a little confusing for a beginner.
Lace Panel Poncho
This poncho is knit with a 4 row repeat that includes the lace stitch panel, ridge stitch side panels, and borders. Knit in 2 rectangles and seamed. Designed by Caron Design Team
Easy Boat Neck Poncho
Easy poncho pattern is knit sideways in a 2-row 4-stitch repeat that looks great in multi-color yarn. Quick knit in super bulky yarn. 5 sizes from small to xx-large. Designed by Michele Maks for Red Heart.
Napa Rib Collar Poncho
Easy pullover poncho pattern features a split cowl collar and wide ribbed armholes for sleeves. No picking up stitches for the collar! 3 sizes. Works great with multi-colored yarn. Designed by Heather Lodinksy for Red Heart. Rated easy by designer and Ravelrers.
I Want That Wrap
This poncho designed by Carolyn Kinghorn with buttons on the shoulders is not only easy to get on and off but converts to a wrap when unbuttoned. Rated very easy by most Ravelrers.
Patterns for Purchase
This easy poncho is knit flat in easy knit and purl textures including moss, double moss and garter stitch. Designed by The Lonely Sea
Miriam Carole Poncho
This buttoned poncho with open collar is mostly stockinette stitch and is knit bottom-up in a single rectangular piece with no provisional cast-on, no cable needle, no rearranging stitches, no grafting and no sewing.
This lace poncho features a Japanese feather pattern that is easy to master. Knit in a rectangle and seamed. Rated easy by Ravelrers. One of the patterns in Love of Knitting, Summer 2017.
Dianne Cabled Poncho
Easy cable poncho knit in one piece sideways with a slight cowl neck by jenniferwenger
Versatile poncho is a quick knit in super bulky yarn.
Terry is a knitting late-bloomer, learning to knit as an adult from Internet tutorials, because she wanted a craft that was useful, fun, and portable. Knitting hats for cancer patients inspired her to design her own patterns—available for free at her blog, intheloopknitting.com. Terry met her husband Ken at a science fiction convention and moved to the Kansas City area to be with him more than 30 years ago. Terry supports her yarn stash by creating websites and other digital media. Terry firmly believes in Knitting in Public—it's a great conversation starter!