Knitting patterns for ponchos with cozy collars. Many of the patterns are free. Updated 3/27/2022.
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Textured Stitch Poncho
Poncho knit a 12 row repeat grid texture and with 2 color mosaic stitch border and collar. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Teresa Chorzepa for Lion Brand.
Poncho knit with one cable side and one ribbed side with a ribbed collar. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Vladimir/Meli for Lion Brand.
Poncho with a stranded floral design and ribbed collar. Sizes XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X). DK weight yarn. Designed by Therese Chynoweth.
Poncho with an all over cable and bobble design and ribbed turn down collar. Sizes 32-34, 36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50 inches. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Marie Wallin for Rowan Yarns. Pictured projects by designer and RapunzelsCow.
Richland Cabled Turtleneck Poncho
Poncho with a cable panel on the right side of the front and back. Sizes XS/S - XL/XXL. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Therese Chynoweth for Sugar Bush Yarns.
Lace and Cables Capelet
Poncho with cabled border, lace yoke, and split collar. Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Norah Gaughan.
Poncho with cabled gore panels and turtleneck collar. Web version is free, pdf must be purchased. Named after the heath or bog cranberry. Sizes: Small, Medium, Large. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Grid Mammal Crafts.
Naturally Chic Cape
Easy poncho with wide seed stitch collar and buttoned front. Knit flat in 2 pieces. Sizes: S/L (1X/2X). Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Teresa Chorzepa for Lion Brand.
Fair Isle Capelet
Poncho with a ribbed turtleneck collar and easy colorwork patterns. Knit flat. Sizes: XS/M, L/2XL, 3XL/5XL. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Bernat Design Studio.
More Free Patterns
Poncho knit side to side in 2 identical pieces including collar and shaped with short rows. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Patons.
- Get the free knitting pattern at Joann - - web version is at top of page. Download is at bottom under Get Patterns
- Get the recommended Patons Shetland Chunky Yarn
4 Row Repeat Poncho
Poncho with a ribbed turtleneck collar, open sides that are seamed to form sleeves, and a 4 row repeat textured stripe. Knit flat. Sizes: 32-42 (40-50)" 81-107 (102-127) cm. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Martin Storey.
Buttoned Cabled Poncho
Vest style poncho with a ribbed turtleneck collar, cables, and open sides that are buttoned shut.Sizes: XS, Sm, Med, Lg, Xlg, 2Xlg. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Mary Maxim.
Basketweave Topper Poncho
Pullover poncho with a ribbed turtleneck collar and a textured basketweave stitch. 3 Sizes: S/M, L, 1X/2X. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand Yarn.
Poncho featuring cowl collar, cables, and loop fringe knit into the project. Worked in two pieces from the bottom up and then seamed at the shoulders. 3 Sizes. Designed by Premier Yarns Design Team.
“Aguàz” (which means “dew” in the dialect spoken in Treviso) is a lace poncho, knit top-down in the round. It features a ribbed collar that can also be folded in to show the lace pattern as a cowl collar. Designed by Valentina Cosciani for Knitty. Aran weight yarn.
Color Block Poncho
Poncho knit flat in 2 pieces in a 4 row repeat with neck added. 2 Sizes fitting XS to 3XL. Designed by Brittany from B.Hooked. Sport weight yarn.
- Get the free knitting pattern
- Get the recommended Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino Bhooked Small Poncho 15 Ball Color Pack
Cable Detail Poncho
Poncho knit flat as one rectangle with neck opening in an 8 row repeat cable on moss stitch. 2 options for neckline: cowl neck or collar. Sizes 4-6, 7-9, 10-12, Adult. Designed by Hayfield. Aran weight yarn.
Lana D'Oro Poncho
Cowl neck pullover poncho with buttoned sides knit with a 4-row repeat lace pattern. Sizes XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL. Designed by Vera Sanon for Cascade Yarns. Worsted weight yarn. Pictured projects by Anja1973 and Wollbine11.
Patterns for Purchase
Flat Knit Poncho
Poncho with draped collar knit flat in pieces with brioche stitch. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by ThroughTheStitch.
Ribbed poncho with cowl neck collar. Sizes XS/S, M/L, and 1X/2X. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Amy Christoffers for Berroco.
Cropped poncho with cowl neck collar and Art Deco style zigzag design. You can choose to fold the collar over twice or simply fold it once to make a relaxed cowl neck. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Louise Zass-Bangham.
Cable poncho reaches just to the shoulders, with some gorgeous cable details and cosy rolled neck. Sizes To Fit Bust: 82-86cm to 102-107cm. DK weight yarn. Designed by Debbie Bliss.
Lace Edged Poncho
Poncho in six sizes, with ribbed turtleneck collar and lace edging. Pattern also includes a sweater pattern. Sizes To fit bust sizes 32 in. (81 cm), 34 in. (86 cm), 36 in. (91 cm), 38 in. (97 cm), 40 in. (102 cm), 42 in. (107 cm). Aran weight yarn. Designed by King Cole Ltd.
Indigo Frost Poncho
Poncho worked seamlessly from the top down, with a loose turtle neck, an easy 4 Color-Slip-Stitch pattern band on the yoke, and eyelets on the body. Sizes XS/S (S/M, L/XL, XL/XXL). Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Isabell Kraemer.
Isadora Poncho and Mitts
Tabard style poncho with button sides, collar, and two front pockets. Includes patterns for matching fingerless gloves and hat. Sizes Bust (buttoned, including edging): 42 1/2 (46 1/2, 49 1/2, 54 1/2, 58 1/2)". Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Sandi Prosser.
Easy beginner level poncho pattern with cowl neck and two front pockets. To fit: S (M, L). Recommended yarn on pattern page.