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Poncho Knitting Patterns

by | Aug 14, 2015 | Accessories, Featured, Shawls

Poncho Knitting Patterns with many free patterns at

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

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. 3 sizes. Works great with multi-colored yarn. Designed by Heather Lodinksy for Red Heart.

Free Knitting Pattern for Spine Poncho

Spine Poncho

This pullover poncho features a geometric colorwork motif in variegated yarn inspired by a Navajo design. Designed by Xandy Peters

Free Knitting Pattern for Double Cable Poncho

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.

Free Knitting Pattern for Erin Poncho

Erin Poncho

This swingy poncho features armholes, fringe, and an open front that’s tied off at the neck with seed stitch bands. From the Berroco Design Team. Shoulder circumference – 43½(48-52½- 57)”

Lace Cotton Ponchette

Designed by windloop, this flexible pattern can be adjusted for a shorter or longer length, more or less lace.

Nursing Poncho

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.

Asymmetric Poncho Free Knitting Pattern and more free knitting pattern for ponchos

Asymmetric Poncho

Old shale lace and cables come together in this poncho curved at the right shoulder for a fashionable asymmetric silhouette. Designed by Schachenmayr.

Pierneef Mini Poncho Free Knitting Pattern and more free poncho knitting patterns

© Rowan Yarns, 2014

Pierneef Poncho

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.

Free Poncho Knitting Patterns

Woolspun Poncho

Easy knit poncho with collar and fastenings. Small/Large (1X/2X)

Free Knitting Pattern for Firefly Poncho

Firefly Poncho

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.

Free Knitting Pattern for Miterrific Poncho

Miteriffic Poncho

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

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Butterfly Poncho

This lace poncho with butterfly motif by DROPS Design is sized for S/M – L/XL – XXL/ XXXL

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.

Hybrid Vigour Poncho free knitting pattern for asymmetric lace poncho with option beads AND more free poncho knitting patterns at

Hybrid Vigour

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.

Frozen Ivy Poncho Free Knitting Pattern and more free poncho knitting patterns

Frozen Ivy Poncho

Leaf lace motif and cables adorn this cozy poncho from DROPS Design. Size: S/M – L/XL – XXL/XXXL

Mixed Media Poncho Free Knitting Pattern

Mixed Media Poncho

This poncho is a work of art with colorful stitch patterns and stripes.

Galway Poncho free knitting pattern and more free poncho knitting patterns at

Galway Poncho

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

Knitting Pattern for Adare Cabled Poncho

 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.

Knitting Pattern for Cable Poncho

Cable Poncho

Stunning use of cables in this cuffed poncho from Bergere de France. Size: S/M L/XL/XXL.

Knitting Pattern for Simply Stripes and Cable Poncho

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

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Cabled Poncho Knitting Pattern and Kit

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.

Knitting Pattern for On the Fringes Capelet Poncho

On the Fringes Capelet Poncho

Easy short poncho features a cowl neck and fringe

Knitting Pattern for Corallina Poncho

Corallina Poncho

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);

Knitting pattern for Tallin Poncho

Tallinn 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)”

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