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Tuesday, 11 July 2017

RAR PONCHO CAL: PART 5

BOTTOM BORDER

PATTERN TERMS:    US

YARN:  Elle Charity Chunky (12 ply).   Stylecraft Special Chunky is an excellent quality / great value alternative yarn.

HOOK SIZE:  5.50mm (I/9 US or 5 CANADIAN)

NOTE:  The final measurements of the poncho if you have worked according to the layout is 82cm (neck to front / back bottom point;   armspan 110cm.

COLOURWAY:   Each crocheter may choose his / her own colour layout - colour changes / breaks are suggestions only.

IMPORTANT:  Read through pattern before starting to crochet. 
 
Bottom Border:  Worked in the round with right side facing throughout.  There will only be 2 corners one at the front point and one at the back point

Round 1:  Join yarn in any dc.  3ch (counts as 1dc), 1dc into each dc along the sides, 1dc into space before join, 1tr into each join, 1dc into space after join, (2dc, 3ch, 2dc) into each of the two corner 2ch sps.  Sl st into 3rd of beginning ch to close. Fasten off yarn.

Round 2:  Join yarn in any dc.   3ch (counts as 1dc), 1dc into each dc and tr along the sides, (2dc, 3ch, 2dc) into each of the two corner 3ch sps.  Sl st into 3rd of beginning ch to close. Fasten off yarn.
NOTE:  In the next round along the sides you will be working into the spaces between the dc by skipping one space and working into the next so there are 2dc posts in between

Round 3:  Join yarn in either of the 3ch corner sps.   3ch (counts as 1dc), (1dc, 3ch, 2dc) into same 3ch sp, *skip 1sp between dc 2dc into next sp between dc (2dc group)* repeat *to* along side; (2dc, 3ch, 2dc) into next corner; *skip 1sp between dc, 2dc into next sp between dc* repeat *to* along side.   Sl st into 3rd of beginning ch to close. Fasten off yarn.

Round 4:  Join yarn in 3ch corner sp.  3ch (counts as 1dc), (1dc, 3ch, 2dc) into same 3ch sp, *2dc into sp between each 2dc group* repeat *to* along side;  (2dc, 3ch, 2dc) into next corner; *2dc into sp between each 2dc group* repeat *to* along side.   Sl st into 3rd of beginning ch to close. Fasten off yarn.

Round 5:  Repeat Round 4





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