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Easy Poncho Knitting Patterns

by | Dec 16, 2017 | Featured, Ponchos

Easy Poncho Knitting Patterns. Most patterns are free.

These poncho knitting patterns were rated easy by the designers, or knitters who’ve made them, or based on their simple instructions.

To get the knitting patterns, scroll down the page to the individual pattern you want and click on the link to that pattern.

These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.

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Free Knitting Patterns

 Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Peasy Poncho

Easy Peasy Poncho

Knit flat in one rectangle. DK yarn. Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Tina Irving. Pictured project by kathinka14

 Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Getaway Poncho

Getaway Poncho

Knit in the round from the top down in a bulky yarn with a big garter-stitch cowl and a stockinette-stitch body, with a simple eyelet pattern at the bottom. Quick knit in super bulky. Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Melissa LaBarre

Free Knitting Pattern for Roll Neck Poncho

Roll Neck Poncho

Knit in 2 panels with a 2-row repeat eyelet and stockinette pattern. Stitches are picked up for collar. Rated easy by Red Heart Yarn.  2 Sizes.

 Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Cropped Overlay

Colorful Cropped Overlay

Worked in 2 pieces in seed stitch, stockinette / reverse stockinette stripe, with rolled collar that does require picking up stitches. Quick knit in bulky yarn. Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Cathy Payson. Pictured project by knitonator

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Wedges Cape

Wedges Cape

This poncho is knit sideways with an 11-row repeat Wedges stitch with ribbing that shapes the cape. Zipper can be sewn in, or you could probably just seam and wear as a pullover. 3 sizes 36-38, 40-42, 44-46. Quick knit in super bulky yarn. Rated easy by the designer Wiam’s Crafts.

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Shadow Poncho

Shadow Poncho

This poncho is knit with a simple 8 row repeat all over cable pattern that you can knit without cable needles if you want. Knit flat in one piece and seamed. sport yarn. Designed by Kathy Yurman

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Ribbed Poncho

Ribbed Poncho

Color-blocked poncho is knit with a 2 row repeat version of the broken rib stitch. Knit flat in one piece and seamed. Worsted yarn. Designed by Vanessa Ewing. Rated easy by Ravelrers.

Free Knitting Pattern for Surfside Poncho

Surfside Poncho

Poncho knit with 2 panels with a 10 row repeat of cable, lace, stockinette, and eyelet, and then the panels are sewn together. Bulky yarn. Designed by Premier Yarns

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Moonlight Poncho

Moonlight Poncho

Easy poncho knit in in the round with simple stitches, no seams and no picking up stitches. Worsted yarn. Designed by Max Huerta

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy 2 Row Repeat Boat Neck Poncho

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.

Free Knitting Pattern for Catalunya Colorblock Poncho

Catalunya Colorblock Poncho

Easy poncho knit in stripes in a garter stitch rectangle and seamed. Quick knit in super bulky yarn. Suitable for beginners according to designer ChiWei Ranck of One Dog Woof. Rated easy by Ravelrers.

Free Knitting Pattern for Napa Rib Collar Poncho

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.

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Virtual Cable Poncho

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.

Free Knitting Pattern for One Row Repeat Mira Monte Poncho

Mira Monte Poncho

This poncho is knit with simple, one-row repeat based on broken garter ribbing that works well with variegated yarn. Designed by Andra Asars.

I Want That Wrap button shawl poncho free knitting pattern and more free poncho knitting patterns

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.

Free Knitting Pattern for Honeycomb Poncho

Honeycomb Poncho

Easy and fast poncho knits up quickly in jumbo yarn on size 15 needles. The garter lace pattern is a simple 4 stitch 1 row repeat in Cathy Payson’s design.

Free knitting pattern for Boat Neck Poncho - Beginner pattern in super bulky yarn.

Boat Neck Poncho

This easy beginner pattern by Cathy Payson for Red Heart features super bulky yarn, a simple shape and easy stitch pattern to make a quick fashion statement.

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Lace Panel Poncho

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

Free Knitting Pattern for Ridged Wrap Poncho

Ridged Wrap Poncho

Easy poncho features a 4-row repeat garter ridge pattern that’s a quick knit in super bulky yarn. Designed by Andra Asars. Rated easy by Ravelers.

Free Knitting Pattern for Yarn Deli Poncho

Yarn Deli Poncho

This easy garter stitch poncho is designed to use up your stash and scrap yarn. It even self-fringes! Designed by Linda Jo Park. Pictured project by WIHH

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Summer Poncho

Tri-Color Lace Poncho

Knit flat in 2 pieces with a reversible eyelet stitch and seamed.The Summer Poncho is designed by Susan Whitmore. Pictured project by DebraGreif. Rated easy by Ravelrers

Patterns for Purchase

Knitting Pattern for Easy 50 x 50 Poncho

50 x 50 Poncho

Garter stitch poncho that’s as easy as counting to 50: diamond panels with 50 stitches on each side and 50 decreases with side panels of 50 stitches times 50 ridges. Chunky yarn. Designed by CabinFeverSisters

Knitting Pattern for Cable Drop Stitch Poncho

Lara Poncho

This modern poncho uses cables and drop stitches to create a dramatic look. The designer says this poncho is very easy to make. DK yarn. Designed by GAMMAstudio

Knitting Pattern for Soft Wrap Poncho

Soft Wrap Poncho

One long rectangle, sewn in back and at the arms for a wrap. Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Alice Tang. Pictured project by luna

Knitting Pattern for Amalfi Poncho

Amalfi Poncho

Knit side to side in a chevron pattern that showcases long repeat multi-colored worsted yarn in 2 colorways. 2 sizes. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Ann McDonald Kelly

Knitting Pattern for Ocean Current Poncho

Ocean Current Poncho

This poncho combines chevron and stockinette in wrap that is knit flat in one piece and seamed. Sport yarn. Designed by Vanessa Ewing

Knitting Pattern for Lorna Poncho

Lorna Poncho

This easy poncho is knit flat in easy knit and purl textures including moss, double moss and garter stitch. Designed by The Lonely Sea

Knitting Pattern for Miriam Cable Poncho

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.

Knitting Pattern for Moonlight Poncho

Moonlight Poncho

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.

Knitting Pattern for Dianne Cabled Poncho

Dianne Cabled Poncho

Easy cable poncho knit in one piece sideways with a slight cowl neck by jenniferwenger

Knitting Pattern for Boho Poncho

Boho Poncho

Versatile poncho is a quick knit in super bulky yarn.

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Terry Matz

meTerry 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, 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!

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