Poncho Knitting Patterns
Ponchos have come a long way since they were first introduced in fashion in 70s! The modern looks below are contemporary fashion at its best and most comfortable! Ponchos are a fun way to knit outerwear without sleeves, although some of these clever patterns have mock sleeves. To get updates to this page, follow me on Pinterest
Free Knitting Patterns
Napa Rib Collar Poncho
Easy pullover poncho pattern features a split cowl collar and wide ribbed armholes for sleeves. 3 sizes. Works great with multi-colored yarn. Designed by Heather Lodinksy for Red Heart.
Double Cable Poncho
This poncho is made from two rectangles of moss stitch and cables. Quick knit in bulky yarn. Works great with multi-colored yarn.
Lace Cotton Ponchette
Designed by windloop, this flexible pattern can be adjusted for a shorter or longer length, more or less lace.
Designed by Pierrot Yarns, this poncho with a flap in front and lovely cable and lace detail, combines beauty and comfort for you and your baby.
Designed by Norah Gaughan for Berroco, this combination poncho and sweater is knit from the top down with eyelet detail on the shoulders and openings for your arms to create mock sleeves.
Old shale lace and cables come together in this poncho curved at the right shoulder for a fashionable asymmetric silhouette. Designed by Schachenmayr.
Designed by Lisa Richardson, this romantic poncho gets its texture from drop stitches and its flair from a cozy collar and open front. Great for multi-color yarn as used here.
Easy knit poncho with collar and fastenings. Small/Large (1X/2X)
The hood and eyelet lace make this poncho design by Linda Wolthuis unique. Knit in one piece from the bottom front to bottom back, you knit the front tab and neck opening as you go. The hood is created by picking up stitches at the neck opening.
Melody Johnson designed this poncho created from mitered diamond panels are featured in this poncho. The pattern offers suggestions for alternate sleeve patterns. Pictured project by Fibermania
This lace poncho with butterfly motif by DROPS Design is sized for S/M – L/XL – XXL/ XXXL
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.
This asymmetric lace poncho by Mary-Anne Mace was inspired by shawls she loved but would never stay in place. Instructions included for adding beads.
Mixed Media Poncho
This poncho is a work of art with colorful stitch patterns and stripes.
The asymmetrical cowl collar and multiple cable patterns add visual interest to Aran-inspired poncho designed by Lion Brand. S-L (1X-3X)
Diamond Cashmere Poncho
The diamond pattern and fringe of the Vintage Cashmere Poncho designed by Pierrot Yarns for DK yarn is topped off by a collar. Get the free knitting pattern
Patterns for Purchase
Adare Cabled Poncho
This poncho features 2 cable patterns and 3 neckline options: turtleneck,cowl neck, or slight boatneck. There are also sizing tips if you want to change either the length or width. Designed by Linda Lehman. Sport weight yarn.
Stunning use of cables in this cuffed poncho from Bergere de France. Size: S/M L/XL/XXL.
Simply Stripes and Cable Poncho
Asymmetric poncho in worsted yarn with braided cable border. Woman’s small/medium (large/X-large, 2X-large) Designed by Sandi Prosser. One of the patterns in Creative Knitting Magazine
Cabled Poncho Kit
Knit this poncho on sale for under $25 with yarn and pattern included. Love this soft cozy poncho with cable section and loose turtleneck collar. Quick knit in chunky yarn.
On the Fringes Capelet Poncho
Easy short poncho features a cowl neck and fringe
Easy knitting pattern for comfy sleeved poncho. S (M, L, XL, 2XL)
Cara Cropped Poncho
This stunning lace poncho is cropped in front and long in back. Knit with reverse Stockinette stitch and lace patterns to create a piece great for a special occasion. Finished Size: X-Small/Small (Medium/Large, XL/2X);
Easy Mesh Poncho
This design by Norah Gaughan is knit in the round in one piece from the top down, and features a bold center cable. Sizes: to fit bust 30(34,38,42,46,50)”