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Kids' Striped Knitted Poncho



Keep your child warm with this beautiful and easy-to-make striped knitted poncho from Bernat Yarns.  Use this free pattern to create a comfortable poncho for children ages one to eight.


To fit chest measurement:
12 mos 18" (45.5 cm)
18 mos 19" (48 cm)
2/4 yrs 23" (58.5 cm)
6/8 yrs 26 1/2" (67 cm)

Finished Length (neck to point):
12 mos 11 1/2" (29 cm)
18 mos 13" (33 cm)
2/4 yrs 15" (39.5 cm)
6/8 yrs 17 1/2" (44.5 cm)


  • Bernat baby Bouclé (100 g/3.5 oz)
  • 36921 (Seashell Stripes) yarn or yarn of your choice
    • sizes 12 mos–1 ball; 18 mos–2 balls; 2/4 yrs–2 balls; 6/8 yrs–3 balls
  • Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.


15 sts and 22 rows = 4" (10cm)in stocking st.


The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).

Make 2 pieces alike.
Cast on 65 (73-85-97) sts.
1st row: (WS). K1. *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last row of seed st pat twice more.
Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Beg with a purl row, work 3 rows in stocking st.
Rep last 4 rows 10 times more. 43 (51-63-75) sts.
Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 5 (9-14-19) times more. 31 (31-33-35) sts. Cast off knitwise.

FINISHING: Sew center Front and center Back seams.


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Nov 4, 2012

Love the pattern just right for my granddaughter


Jun 21, 2012

Been looking for a poncho pattern for a while . Can't wait to start ...look simple enough !


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