Celtic Crochet Poncho

A Celtic crochet poncho made in light purple with celtic knot motifs at the top and lacy crochet stitches along the bottom modeled on a mannequin

Celtic Crochet Poncho

This Celtic crochet poncho is one of my favorite Celtic garments I have designed so far. The V-neck yoke and lacy stitching makes for a very flattering poncho that can be worn all year long. I also love how a poncho like this is easy to wear because it is light weight, stays in place and fits sizes small, medium and large! I am calling this lacy wrap “The Celtic Heart Poncho” and have just added the pattern to my Etsy Shop here.

A close up photo of the celtic knot motif in the celtic crochet poncho showing 4 interlocking hearts and the lacy crochet stitches

Celtic Knot Motifs

There are several Celtic Knot motifs in this Celtic crochet poncho that are all identical and made with only basic crochet stitches. Each Celtic Knot features 4 intertwined hearts that are easy to create with basic stitches and a clear diagram. To make each knot you first crochet a simple cord and then you weave that cord into the Celtic Knot. The instructions include an actual size printable color-coded knot diagram to help you create the knot center. Plus, there are 2 versions of this Celtic Knot diagram! One for Right-Handers and one for Left-Handers. Since Left-Handers crochet in the opposite direction from Right-Handers, this can make it difficult for them to weave the knot with the regular diagram. So, no need to stress if you are a Leftie! Having the correct diagram at your finger tips will help you be successful so that you can make this beautiful poncho.

The Celtic Crochet Poncho shown on a woman wearing black turtle neck and black pants in front of a christmas tree

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Crochet Stitches You Need to Know for this Celtic Crochet Poncho

The Celtic crochet poncho is created with only basic crochet stitches. You will need to know these stitches: slip stitch, single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet and treble crochet. Plus, there is one easy variation of one of the stitches that is explained in the instructions. These stitches help to turn the 4-heart Celtic Knot into a square motif that is then joined together with other motifs to create the poncho yoke. There is a detailed and clear Motif Joining Diagram in the pattern so you know just how to put everything together to get the flattering poncho design.

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Supplies for the Celtic Crochet Poncho

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This Celtic crochet poncho project uses about 500 yards of cotton DK weight (Size 3) yarn. I crocheted my poncho with Omega’s “Fontana” yarn that you can find here at Creative Yarn Source. I love the pretty lilac color. I also used a small amount of a dark purple cotton yarn to add some contrast to the knot cords and the top of the poncho yoke. So, if you would like that detail, too you’ll want to have a small amount of a contrasting (or complimentary) color on hand. I used a size 3.75mm (F) crochet hook and some faceted beads. The beads are optional but I always love to add a little sparkle to my crochet projects. I explain where and how to add them in the pattern. You’ll also need a few knot weaving supplies to make the Celtic crochet poncho. I recommend an 8″ x 8″ (or bigger) square of corkboard, about 20 straight sewing pins and a tapestry needle.

Sizes and Measurements for the Celtic Crochet Poncho

The poncho is one size that fits small, medium and large with explanations on how to make slightly smaller or larger if need be. Each motif is about 5″ x 5″ and the center length of the poncho is about 15″. I have tried this poncho on several different people of various sizes and it looks great on all of them!

Celtic Crochet Poncho shown on young woman in a city park with the wind blowing her hair

Purchase the Pattern for the Celtic Crochet Poncho Today!

Now you can purchase the pattern for this lovely poncho here in my Etsy Shop. I think you’ll enjoy crocheting and wearing (and/or gifting) this project. Every time I wear this Celtic Heart Poncho I get many compliments. You can wear it over a tank top in the spring/summer and over a turtle neck in the fall/winter. It looks great with a skirt or with jeans! I look forward to seeing the colors you choose – please send along a photo – I would love to see your Celtic Heart Poncho!

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Jennifer

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8 thoughts on “Celtic Crochet Poncho

  1. Caroline from Norfolk in the UK, congrats for winning the July 2023 pattern giveaway. This Poncho Pattern was an excellent choice. Happy Crocheting.

    1. Hope you have fun making it – please let me know if you need any help in the comments here or via email. I am happy to help. πŸ™‚

    1. So glad to hear you are going to work on this soon – please send along a photo of your finished poncho and let me know if you have any questions as you make it. Happy creating! πŸ™‚

  2. Once again, you have have tugged at my heart strings! I love the color purple. I will also make this in purple. I can’t wait to wear it. I am having shoulder replacement surgery in the end of June so I will have to wait until I can lift my shoulder to wear it! It is absolutely gorgeous! I love the Celtic knot!

    1. Thank you for commenting! It is very easy to wear and just slips over your head – no need to lift your arms. πŸ™‚ Happy crocheting!

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