Let’s make this easy, and quick crochet cowl neck poncho-free pattern with step-by-step full video tutorial sizes small to plus size.
They are perfect for beginners crocheter out here with only basic crochet stitch needs, and the cowl neck is very simple, made from just 1 rectangle.
Simple cowl neck poncho.
This turtle neck poncho, or another word called turtle neck, they are so easy to mix and match in the winter season. They are one of easiest to make ever like it’s named ” The beginner cowl neck poncho.”
How they are so perfect for beginner crocheters to start out their first crochet garment, and this is the first easy crochet poncho That I have yet to make!
Beginner-friendly crochet stitch.
They are basically made up of just 2 rectangles! and the crochet stitch mostly uses single crochet and chain! See how easy they are! And the ribbing band I have made it separate and attach them to the poncho body.
I am a fan of moss/linen crochet stitch because they make the garment come out knit a like effect!
I made them use 4 medium-weight yarns, so this easy beginner-friendly crochet poncho is also super quick to make too!
Remember, when in doubt, wear grey! They would go with everything. ^^
Any kind of fiber that has 4 medium-weight acrylics yarn, wool, wool blend, or you can use cotton DK weighty yarn hold double when crochet is also fine too.
Supplies & materials to make this turtle neck poncho!
- I used 4 medium weight yarn acrylic, or cotton dk weight hold double. I use around 1200 yards.
- 6.0 mm crochet hook or J/10 US hook size
- Sewing yarn needle
- stitch marker
- Gauge: 2 moss stitch = 1 inch
Skill and abbreviations
- (American crochet terms)
- You will need to know how to make
- St, which means stitch
- sc which means single crochet
- hdc, which means half double crochet
- Blo, which means crochet in the back loop only
- ch, Chain
- slip knot
- moss /linen stitch
Finished Size Approximately:
Small to medium ( Easy to adjust by adding more chain to the foundation chain for bigger size)
For me the model wearing this piece, I am 4’9 feet tall.
Video tutorial for this cowl neck poncho pattern.
of one rectangle.
- 22 inches long
- 17 inches wide
For the width: If you need to make it wider ( bigger size) simply add more chains in an even number multiple of 2.
For the length: add more rows.
The beginner crochet cowl neck poncho instruction.
Pick up a crochet hook size 6 mm and Start off by making a slip knot. Then make 54 chains (foundation chain multiple of 2 )
- For size, largely make 80 chains
- size XL makes 90 chains
- size 2xl make 100 chains
- 3xl make 120 chains.
Row1. sc in the second chain from the hook and each chain across, ch1 turn
Row2. sc in the next stitch from hook * ch1, skip 1 st, sc in next st * repeat * to * across until the end of the row. Ch1 turn
Row3. sc in the first ch space * ch1, skip 1 st, sc in the next ch space * repeat * to * across until the end of the row and make sc on the turning ch. Ch1 turn
Repeat row 3 until your piece measures approximately 22 inches long; fasten off.
Repeat the same process for the second piece.
Making the ribbing band separate from the body part.
Next, we will make the band by crocheting them separate from the body of the poncho 4 pieces.
Pick up your 6 mm crochet hook and start with making a slip knot and 10 chains and crochet row by row the back loop only until you get the length that matches the length of the side of the poncho.
Row1. crochet 1hdc in each of the next 10 chains from hook, ch1 turn (9)
Row2. crochet 1hdc in each of the next stitches from hook ( blo only), ch1 turn (9)
Repeat round 2 until you get the length matching the side of the poncho.
Then attach them by sewing using a yarn needle to the side of the rectangles.
Now it’s time to assemble the poncho.
After attaching the ribbing band to the side of each rectangle then, lay them flat on top of each other and sew the shoulder by using a yarn needle and leave the open neck for 8 -9 inches.
Making ribbed cowl neck.
Making the ribbing band separate from the open neck.
Pick up your 6 mm crochet hook and start with making a slip knot and 46 chains and crochet row by row the back loop only until you get the length that matches the length of the open neck.
Row1. crochet 1hdc in each of the next 10 chains from hook, ch1 turn (45)
Row2. crochet 1hdc in each of the next stitches from hook ( blo only), ch1 turn (45)
Repeat round 2 until you get the length matching the open neck.
Then attach them by sewing using a yarn needle to the open neck.
Now enjoy your new poncho!
If you make one, I would love to see your creation tag me on Instagram!