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American Girl Doll Granny Square Poncho

Difficulty level: ** Easy

Free Doll Poncho Crochet Pattern

Materials: Red Heart Fashion Size 3 Crochet Thread 100% mercerized cotton, 125 yards (114 meters), color White - 1 ball,
Red Heart Fashion Size 3 Crochet Thread 100% mercerized cotton, 125 yards (114 meters), color Purple - 1 ball
Aunt Lydia's Fashion Size 3 Crochet Thread 100% mercerized cotton, 150 yards (137 meters) , color Lilac - 1 ball

Hook: C (2.75 mm)

Gauge:
6 round Granny Square = 4.5” (11.25 cm)

Poncho is made of 4 Classic Granny Squares of 6 rounds, each round is crocheted in a different color.
The sequence of colors is A-B-C-A-B-C.
A - white, B - lilac, C - purple.
Feel free to change the order of the colors as you like.

Abbreviations:

ch = chain
st(s) = stitch(es)
sl st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
dc = double crochet
WS – wrong side
RS – right side

Classic Granny Square

With A ch 6, join with sl st to make a ring.

Round 1: ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), 2 dc into ring, ch 2, *3 dc into ring, ch 2, rep from * three
times, join with sl st into top of ch 3, turn.

Round 2: ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), (2 dc, 2 ch, 3 dc into first ch-2-sp), *ch 1, 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc into
next ch-2-sp, repeat from * three times, ch 1, join with sl st into top of ch-3, turn

Round 3: ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), 2 dc into 1st ch-sp, ch 1 ,* (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) into next ch-2-sp
(first corner), ch 1, 3 dc into next ch-sp, ch 1, rep from * three times,  (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) into
last ch-2-sp, ch 1, join with sl st into top of ch-3, turn.

Round 4: ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), 2 dc into 1st ch-sp, ch 1, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) into next ch-2-sp,
(ch 1, 3 dc into next ch-sp) twice, ch 1, rep from * three times, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) into next ch-
2-sp, ch 1, 3 dc into last ch-sp, ch 1, join with sl st into top of ch-3, turn.

Round 5: ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), 2 dc into 1st ch-sp, ch 1, 3dc in the next ch-sp, ch1, *(3dc, ch
2, 3 dc) into next ch-2-sp, (ch 1, 3 dc into next ch-sp) three times, ch 1, rep from * three
times, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) into next ch-2-sp, ch-1, 3 dc into last ch-sp, ch 1, join with sl st into top of ch3, turn

Round 6: ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), 2 dc into 1st ch-sp, ch 1, 3 dc in the next ch-sp, ch 1, *(3 dc,
ch 2, 3 dc) into next ch-2-sp, (ch 1, 3 dc into next ch-sp) four times, ch 1, rep from * three
times, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) into next ch-2-sp, (ch 1, 3 dc into next ch-sp) twice, ch1, join with sl st
into top of ch 3.

Make 4 squares.

Take one square.
Row 1: with RS facing, insert hook in the second ch of the right corner, work a row of 25 sc
to the first ch of the left corner, turn.
Row 2: ch 3, dc in the next sc, *ch 1, skip 1 sc, dc in the next sc, repeat from * to the last 2
sc, 2 dc in the last 2 sc, turn.

Place the second square on top of the first square, RS to RS, align the side edge of the
second square with the just crocheted row on the first square.

Inserting the hook through the sts on both squares, connect them with 25 sc.

Make a row of 25 sc and row 2 on the edge of the second square. Connect the third square
in the same way.

Now make 2 rows at the adjacent side of the third square, connect it to the fourth square.

Make 2 rows on the side of the fourth square, fold the work, and connect it to the first
square. See diagram.

Make a row along the neck line: ch 4 (counts as 1 dc and ch), *skip st, dc in the next st, ch -
rep to the end.

With 2 threads of different colors ch a cord 12" long. Insert it through the holes along the
neckline.

Fringe: Cut 6” lengths of yarn. Taking 2 strands tog, knot into fringe evenly across ends of
poncho. Trim fringe evenly.

Enjoy!

 



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Poster: Kathy
November 19, 2015

I'm not sure if this is sport weight yarn or is it crochet thread? Can you interchange by changing hook size?
Poster: cheryl mayhew
December 19, 2015

it is size 3 crochet thread

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