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The Picante Wrap – Free Crochet Pattern

I’ve been publishing so many baby blanket crochet patterns recently that I thought it was about time for something different. The weather here in the UK is still beautiful but there’s starting to be a nip in the air that makes me think of all things autumnal and I’m so excited for the change in season to some. I love the crisp and dewy mornings, the change in the leaves and the evenings drawing in (more of an excuse for crochet time right?!).

So with that in mind I’m so happy to share The Picante Wrap with you this week. For me, the new season is all about layering and I love how versatile this wrap is. With a delicate lace teamed with a simple edging you can’t go wrong and it won’t just keep you warm it will look beautiful too.

It’s the perfect treat to make for yourself before you launch into the Christmas gift making and the repeat is so easy that it’s a project you can have on the go and pick up whenever you fancy doing a few rows that you don’t have to think too much about.

The pattern is here free for everyone to enjoy.

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Other Crochet Garment Patterns You Might Enjoy:

  1. The Autumn Cluster Cardi (free pattern)
  2. The Granny Square Jumper (paid pattern)
  3. The Colour Block Jumper (free pattern)

Yarn

I used Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash 100% superwash wool (100g/200m):
5 balls of #212 Picante. It’s such a wonderful yarn and there are just so many colours to choose from!

FIND THE YARN I USED HERE

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Tension and Sizing

The finished wrap measures 64cm by 130cm so is great for just about anyone but you can easily adjust the length and width of it to suit yourself.

Tension of main pattern – 18st and 8 rows = 10cm x 10cm but isn’t essential for this project.

Materials

Along with the yarn you will also need:

A 5mm crochet hook

Needle

Scissors

2 large buttons (approx 3.5cm diameter)

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Notes

A ch1 at the beginning of a row does not count as a stitch. 
The pattern is worked in flat rows.

Glossary/Abbreviations

ch – chain, 

ss – slip stitch, 

st- stitch, 

sk – skip, 

BL – back loop, 

FL – front loop, 

rep – repeat, 

RS – right side, 

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UK Stitch Terms:

dc – double crochet, 

tr – treble, 

US Stitch Terms:

sc – single crochet,

dc – double crochet,

Pattern

In standard UK terms – please scroll down for US terms

With A, ch248. (multiple of 12+8)
Row 1 (RS): dc in 2nd and each ch across [247]
Row 2: ch1, dc in FL of each across
Row 3: ch1, dc in BL of each across
Row 4: Repeat Row 2
Row 5: Repeat Row 3
Row 6: Repeat Row 2
Row 7: ch3 (counts as st), tr in 2, 3tr in next, *skip 2, dc in next, ch5, skip 5, dc in next, skip 2^, 5tr in next, repeat from * across ending last time at ^ 4 from end, 3tr in next, tr in last 3.
Row 8: ch1, dc in FL of 4, *ch5, dc in next ch-5sp, ch5^, dc in 3rd st of next 5tr group, repeat from * across, ending last time at ^ 4 from end, dc in FL of last 4.
Row 9: ch3 (counts as st), tr in BL of 3, *dc in next ch-5sp, 5tr in next dc, dc in next ch-5sp^, ch5, repeat from * across, ending last time at ^, ch2, tr in BL of last 4.
Row 10: ch1, dc in FL of 4, *ch5, dc in 3rd st of next 5tr group, ch5, dc in next ch-5sp, repeat from * across to last 5tr group, ch5, dc in FL of next 4.
Row 11: ch3 (counts as st), tr in BL of 2, 3tr in next, *dc in next ch-5sp, ch5, dc in next ch-5sp^, 5tr in next dc, repeat from * across ending last time at ^ 4 from end, 3tr in next, tr in BL of last 3.
Row 12: Repeat Row 8

Row 13: Repeat Row 9
Row 14: Repeat Row 10
Row 15: Repeat Row 3
Row 16: Repeat Row 2
Row 17: Repeat Row 3
Row 18: Repeat Row 2

Rows 7-18 create the pattern

Rows 19-65: Repeat the pattern 4 more times (ending at Row 65: Repeat Row 17)
Row 66: ch1, dc in FL of 32, ch6, skip 6, dc in FL of 32, ch6, skip 6, dc in FL of each to end (this row creates the buttonholes)
Row 67: Repeat Row 3
Row 68: Repeat Row 2

Line the wrap up and sew the buttons on to the correct position on the right side of wrap to finish.

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Standard US Terms:

With A, ch248. (multiple of 12+8)
Row 1 (RS): sc in 2nd and each ch across [247]
Row 2: ch1, sc in FL of each across
Row 3: ch1, sc in BL of each across
Row 4: Repeat Row 2
Row 5: Repeat Row 3
Row 6: Repeat Row 2
Row 7: ch3 (counts as st), dc in 2, 3dc in next, *skip 2, sc in next, ch5, skip 5, sc in next, skip 2^, 5dc in next, repeat from * across ending last time at ^ 4 from end, 3dc in next, dc in last 3.
Row 8: ch1, sc in FL of 4, *ch5, sc in next ch-5sp, ch5^, sc in 3rd st of next 5dc group, repeat from * across, ending last time at ^ 4 from end, sc in FL of last 4.
Row 9: ch3 (counts as st), dc in BL of 3, *sc in next ch-5sp, 5dc in next sc, sc in next ch-5sp^, ch5, repeat from * across, ending last time at ^, ch2, dc in BL of last 4.
Row 10: ch1, sc in FL of 4, *ch5, sc in 3rd st of next 5dc group, ch5, sc in next ch-5sp, repeat from * across to last 5dc group, ch5, sc in FL of next 4.
Row 11: ch3 (counts as st), dc in BL of 2, 3dc in next, *sc in next ch-5sp, ch5, sc in next ch-5sp^, 5dc in next sc, repeat from * across ending last time at ^ 4 from end, 3dc in next, dc in BL of last 3.
Row 12: Repeat Row 8

Row 13: Repeat Row 9
Row 14: Repeat Row 10
Row 15: Repeat Row 3
Row 16: Repeat Row 2
Row 17: Repeat Row 3
Row 18: Repeat Row 2

Rows 7-18 create the pattern

Rows 19-65: Repeat the pattern 4 more times (ending at Row 65: Repeat Row 17)
Row 66: ch1, sc in FL of 32, ch6, skip 6, sc in FL of 32, ch6, skip 6, sc in FL of each to end (this row creates the buttonholes)
Row 67: Repeat Row 3
Row 68: Repeat Row 2

Line the wrap up and sew the buttons on to the correct position on the right side of wrap to finish.

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Learn to crochet the Picante Wrap with this free crochet pattern by HanJan Crochet. A perfect poncho style wrap for layering in the cooler months of Autumn and Winter, this crochet lace garment is joined at the neckline with statement buttons to form a beautiful cowl neckline. A joy to make and stylish and easy to wear. An intermediate crochet pattern for those who enjoy crochet lace and shell stitches.


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