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Light's Embrace by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS poncho with lace pattern, worked top down in ”Paris”. Size S-XXXL.

Tags: lace, ponchos, top down,

DROPS design: Pattern no w-614
Yarn group C or A + A
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Size: S/M – L/XL – XXL/XXXL
Materials:
DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio
750-850-900 g color no 16, white

DROPS CROCHET Hook size 4.5 mm/US 7 – or size needed to get 16 dc x 9 rows = 4'' x 4'' (10 x 10 cm).

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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from inches to cm - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 to A.5. Diagrams A.1a and A.1b show how round beg and ends.

CROCHET INFO:
Beg every dc round with 3 ch (these ch do not replaces first dc). At the end of round work 1 sl st in 3rd ch at beg of round.
NOTE: When working A.5 beg round with 3 ch. At the end of round work 1 dc in first st worked on round (i.e. st with the 3 ch in), then 1 sl st in 3rd ch at beg of round.

WORK 2 TR TOG:
Work 1 tr around ch-space below but wait with last pull through (= 2 loops on hook), skip 1 sc and work 1 tr around next ch-space but on last pull through, pull yarn through all loops on hook.

WORK 3 TR TOG:
Work 1 tr but wait with last pull through (= 2 sts on hook), work 1 more tr but wait with last pull through (= 3 loops on hook), work 1 more tr but on last pull through, pull yarn through all loops on hook.


MESH PATTERN:

ROUND 1: * Start with 1st row of A.5, work the 4 dc in first/next dc with marker, work (1 ch, ship 1 dc, 1 dc in next dc) until 1 dc remains before next marker, work 1 ch, skip next dc *, repeat from *-* 3 times more. There is now 4 repeats of A.5 on round.

ROUND 2: * Work A.5 around first/next ch-space with marker,
then work 1 dc in next dc, 1 ch, 1 dc around first ch-space, (1 ch, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next ch-space) until 1 ch-space remains before next repeat of A.5, work 1 ch, 1 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* 3 times more.

ROUND 3: * Work A.5 around first/next ch-space with marker,
then work (1 ch, skip 1 dc, 1 dc around next ch-space) until next
repeat of A.5, 1 ch *, repeat from *-* 3 times more.

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PONCHO:
Worked in the round, top down. First inc mid front, mid back and on each shoulder, then inc only mid front and mid back.

Work 153-163-163 ch on hook size 4.5 mm/US 7 with Paris and form a ring with 1 sl st. Work 3 ch – see CROCHET INFO! Then work 1 dc in each of the next 3-1-1 ch, * skip ch 1, 1 dc in each of the next 5 ch *, repeat from *-* 24-26-26 more times on round = 128-136-136 dc + 3 ch on round. Now insert 4 markers from beg of round without working: Insert 1 marker in 1st dc on round (= mid back), skip 31-33-33 dc, insert 1 marker in next dc (= shoulder), skip 31-33-33 dc, insert 1 marker in next dc (= mid front), skip 31-33-33 dc, insert 1 marker in next dc (= shoulder), there are now 31-33-33 dc between last marker and beg of round.

Now work MESH PATTERN - see explanation above. When 1st-
3rd round have been worked, repeat 2nd and 3rd round until 6-7- 8
rounds with mesh pattern have been worked - see diagram A.4a
and A.4b to see how to work the whole inc in each side of A.5. REMEMBER THE CROCHET GAUGE! Piece measures approx. 8-9-10 cm / 3"-3½"-4''.

Work next round as follows AT THE SAME TIME dec 0-8-8 dc evenly (= 0-4-4 dc dec on each side of mid back and mid front): *Work (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) around ch-space (= mid back on 1st repetition and mid front on 2nd repetition), then work 1 dc in every dc and 1 dc around every ch until next inc dc-group, work 3 dc around ch-space (= shoulder), work 1 dc in every dc and 1 dc around every ch until inc dc-group (mid front on 1st repetition and mid back on 2nd repetition)*, repeat from *-* 1 more time.

There are now 117-125-133 dc between ch-space mid front and mid back (= 234-250-266 dc in total on round + 2 ch-space). Cut the yarn. NOTE: Then do not inc on each shoulder but only mid front and mid back on poncho.

Work 1 sl st in 10th st from ch-space mid back and work pattern as follows: Work A.1a (shows how round beg and end, does not replace first st), A.2a (= 8 dc) 13-14-15 times in width, A.3a (= inc mid front), continue with A.2a 14-15-16 times in width, A.3a (= inc mid back) and A.2a 1 time in all sizes. On 4th round in A.3a there are 133-141-149 dc between ch-space mid front and mid back. Continue with pattern as before (there is now room for 16-17-18 repetitions A.2a on each side of A.3a). On 10th round inc 8 dc evenly on each side of A.3a (= 16 dc in total on round) = 163-171-179 dc on each side of ch-space mid front and mid back. Continue with pattern as before, but now work A.1b over A.1a, A.2b over A.2a and A.3b over A.3a (there is now room for 19-20-21 repetitions A.2 on each side of A.3). On 4th round inc 3 dc evenly between every repetitions of A.3 (i.e. 6 dc in total on round) = 169-177-185 dc between each ch-space mid front and mid back. Continue pattern (there is now room for 21-22-23 repetitions A.2 on each side of A.3). When entire diagram has been worked vertically, piece measures 36-37-38 cm / 14 1/4"-14½"-15". Cut the yarn.

Now work mesh pattern as at beg of piece. Beg in ch-space mid back, and work mesh pattern from 3rd round in mesh pattern. Repeat 2nd and 3rd round until 6-8-10 rounds in total have been worked (includes last round in A.2 and A.3).
Work next round as follows: * Work (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) around ch-space (= mid back), then work 1 dc in every dc and 1 dc around every ch until next rep of A.5 *, repeat from *-* 1 more time = 193-209-225 dc between ch-space mid front and mid back. Cut the yarn.

Now work pattern A.1a, A.2a and A.3a as follows:
Work 1 sl st in 12th dc from ch-space mid back and work pattern as follows: Work A.1a (shows how round beg and end, does not replace first st), A.2a until 2 dc remain before ch-space mid front, A.3a (= inc mid front), continue with A.2a until 2 dc remain before ch-space mid back, A.3a (= inc mid back) and A.2a 1 time in all sizes. When 4th row has been worked vertically, poncho measures 49-52-54 cm / 19 1/4"-20½"-21 1/4". Fasten off.

This pattern has been corrected. .

Chart A.2a.
Changes in the 8th round. It should be: 1 sc in sts, not 1 sc around sts.
Updated online: 04.03.2016
Correction: New diagrams A.4a, A.4b and A.5. Pattern has been updated according to these. Also a correction in A.2a.
Updated online: 28.10.2016

Diagram

All measurements in charts are in cm.

= 1 ch
= 1 sc around st
= 1 sc in st
= 1 sc around ch-space, 3 ch
= 1 dc in st
= 1 dc around ch/ch-space
= 1 tr around st
= Work 2 dtr into 1 dtr as follows: Work 1 dtr but wait with last pull through = 2 sts on hook. Work 1 dtr more in same st but on last pull through, pull yarn through all 3 loops on hook.
= WORK 3 TR TOG - see explanation in pattern
= WORK 2 TR TOG - see explanation in pattern
= Work picot as follows: Work ch 2, 1 hdc in last dc worked
= work in this st
= beg round with ch 4, and finish round 1 sl st in 4th ch at beg of round
= beg round with ch 2, and finish round with 1 sl st in 2nd ch at beg of round
= beg round with ch 6, and finish round 1 sl st in 6th ch at beg of round
= this round is explained in pattern





Comments (150)

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Hengie Hengelmann 04.09.2018 - 20:57:

Bonjour les explications et les diagrammes sont trop compliqués pour'une tricoteuse moyenne comme moi..j'ai abandonné le projet..dommage c'est un joli modèle

DROPS Design 06.09.2018 kl. 09:10:

Bonjour Mme Hengelmann, suivez bien les indications pas à pas, et, vous pouvez volontiers poser votre question ici, ou bien pour toute assistance personnelle, n'hésitez pas à contacter votre magasin DROPS, même par mail ou téléphone. Bon crochet!

Rianne 17.08.2018 - 13:40:

Hallo, ik ben bezig bij A.2b en A.3b in de vierde toer. Daar staat dat ik 3 stk moet meerderen en achteraf op 169 stk uit moet komen en er ruimte is voor 21 herhalingen van A.2. Dit klopt bij mij niet omdat bij het begin van A.2b ik 19 herhalingen had en 163 stk. In vier toeren zijn daar 9 stk bij gekomen (in A.3b) plus nog 3 extra meerderen. Hoe kan ik dan toch op 169 stk uitkomen? (Bovendien van 19 naar 21 herhalingen is toch ook 16 stk extra? moet het misschien 179 zijn?)

DROPS Design 20.08.2018 kl. 09:13:

Dag Rianne, Het was even een gepuzzel met het aantal steken, maar A.3 zelf wordt niet meegerekend in de telling van het aantal steken. Na een herhaling van A.3 plus de 6 meerderingen is er ruimte voor 2 extra herhalingen van A.2 tussen midden voor en midden achter.

Natalia 08.08.2018 - 15:42:

I was asked by a friend to translate diagram symbols from English American to Russian for her. I would like to ask, “What language is was translated from?”. Never have I seen such confusing instructions. I am not sure why the author decided to “invent a bicycle “ = new symbols to confuse the pattern users. It’s a beautiful poncho, but the pattern needs a thorough editing. I would not recommend it for beginners.

DROPS Design 08.08.2018 kl. 15:53:

Dear Natalia, all our patterns are translated from Norwegian, please feel free to check the original pattern. Each symbol used in the diagram is explained under diagram key - for any further individual assistance with diagrams you are welcome to contact your DROPS store. Happy crocheting!

Johanna Ruisaard-Hofman 27.07.2018 - 22:07:

Goede avond, net begonnen met de poncho 169-4. Voor mij de 1e keer een Drops Design. Maar loop gelijk spaak, wat wordtvver nu bedoeld met" haak dan 1 stokje in elke van de volgende 3-1-1 l???? ( 4e regel onder het woord Poncho) Ik hoor het graag, Groetjes Johanna

DROPS Design 28.07.2018 kl. 15:59:

Dag Johanna, De getallen met de streepsje ertussen staan voor de maten S/M – L/XL – XXL/XXXL. Dus in dit geval als er 3-1-1 staat betekent dat 3 voor maat S/M, 1 voor mat L/xL, enzovoort.

Elin 09.07.2018 - 08:43:

Hej! Min poncho är klar och jag tycker att den blev fin men något för tung/klumpig. Kan jag virka mönstret med ett tunnare garn och mindre nål för att på så sätt få ett finare fall på ponchon? I övrigt tycker jag att början/slut av varje varv inte blev så lyckat trots att jag följde A1. Textförklaringen var också ganska svår att följa då man måste hoppa fram och tillbaka i texten samt mellan texten och mönstret.

DROPS Design 09.07.2018 kl. 08:59:

Hej Elin, ja det kan du, men din poncho vill i så fall bli mindre. Du kanske skal välja en större storlek eller om själv kan lägga til några maskor så du får en rapport till, vi har tyvärr inte möjlighet för att hjälpa dig med det. Fråga också gärna i butiken där du köper garnet. Lycka till!

Tanja Vdw 08.06.2018 - 01:20:

Een yountube filmpje van deze poncho zou super zijn.

So3147 24.05.2018 - 21:00:

Bonsoir, ma fille voudrait ce poncho peut on l\'adapter en taille enfant? J\'ai essayé en diminuant le nombre de ml au départ mais je ne peux pas faire les diagrammes

DROPS Design 25.05.2018 kl. 09:34:

Bonjour So3147, nous ne sommes malheureusement pas en mesure de pouvoir ajuster chacun de nos modèles à chaque demande individuelle. N'hésitez pas à vous adresser à votre magasin et/ou à un forum de crochet pour toute assistance complémentaire. Bon crochet!

Cathy Morrison 05.05.2018 - 12:36: https://www.garnstud ...

I have down loaded the pattern called Lights embrace. I have purchased the cotton also. I have recently downloaded the pattern and wondered if this included the updates and corrections that have been made to the pattern. I wont always have access to the internet while crocheting. I cant wait to start my poncho. You have beautiful designs on this site. Thank you.

DROPS Design 07.05.2018 kl. 08:49:

Dear Mrs Morrison, if you printed the pattern after the dates shown for the corrections, it means your pattern is fully updated, and includes previous corrections. Happy crocheting!

Ginger Peterson 29.04.2018 - 13:36:

I am having trouble understanding this pattern with so many diagrams and would be happier if you had better written instructions to follow... I am trying to make this poncho for a friend who asked me to make it... Help

DROPS Design 30.04.2018 kl. 11:39:

Dear Mrs Peterson, there are only diagrams to this pattern. You are welcome to contact your DROPS Store for any assistance reading diagrams (even per mail or telephone). Happy crocheting!

Margaret 20.04.2018 - 12:36:

Hi, I've seen loads if lovely Poncho crochet patterns, unfortunately I can't work from a chart, are there any patterns that are written out fully!

DROPS Design 20.04.2018 kl. 13:20:

Dear Margaret, some of our patterns are fully written, some other do have diagrams. Each symbol reprensents 1 st or group of st. Start reading diagrams from the bottom corner on the right side towards the left on every round. You are welcome to request assistance from your DROPS store (even per mail or telephone) to understand how to read diagrams. Happy crocheting!

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