Portsmouth Poncho by Juliette Bezold

Portsmouth Poncho

September 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
5.0 mm (H)
1299 - 2165 yards (1188 - 1980 m)
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Tutorial video for DLS stitch can be found here:
DLS Video
Please see errata for this pattern:
Corrections for the DLS stitch pattern, and the addition of a chart for the cable pattern.

Skill Level
Moderately Challenging

Finished Sizes
Instructions given fit size small/medium; changes for large/X-large and 2X-large/3Xlarge are in ( ).

Finished Measurements
To fit Bust: 32–38 inches (small/medium) (40–46 inches (large/X-large), 48–54 inches (2X-large/3X-large))
Width: 17 inches (small/medium) (19 inches (large/X-large), 21 inches (2X-large/3X-large))
Length (before seaming): 54 inches (small/medium) (61 1/2 inches (large/X-large), 69 inches (2X-large/3X-large))


  • Berroco Ultra Alpaca Fine super fine (fingering) weight wool/nylon/super fine alpaca yarn (3 1/2 oz/433 yds/100g per hank): 3 (4, 5) hanks #1214 steel cut oats
  • Size H/8/5mm Tunisian crochet hook with cable or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Size H/8/5mm standard crochet hook without handle or grip (for cables)
  • 5 locking stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle

In Diagonal Lattice Stitch after blocking: 22 sts and 16 rows = 4 inches with size H Tunisian hook.