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As the weather turns chillier and autumn breezes give way to winter winds, creating something cozy and stylish to keep warm is a great way to embrace the new season. Whether you’re a crochet novice or pro, you’ll find the perfect project in this collection of poncho patterns crocheted with bulky weight yarn.
From Southwestern-style to classic seaside stripes, here we have more than 20 free pattern options (some with video tutorials), multiple sizes and all using bulky weight yarns for a wide range of styles. Whether you’re looking for a timeless piece or something stylishly new, you’ll find the perfect project within this roundup. So grab your hooks and let’s get crocheting!
Free Bulky Weight Yarn Poncho Patterns
Tweed Under Wraps Poncho
Available from Yarnspirations this bulky weight yarn crochet poncho is crocheted with an 8 mm (L) and a 9 mm (N) crochet hook. The pattern is available in sizes extra-small/medium, large/2XL and 3XL/5XL. A video tutorial is available for this pattern.
Amelia Poncho Sweater
Designed by Megan Meyers, this adorable Poncho buttons up on both sides. Make yours with Bulky Weight Yarn and an 8 mm (L) crochet hook. This poncho fits up to adult XL and instructions are included to change the sizing. There is a child-size pattern available too.
Dawn Treble Mesh Shawl Poncho
Designed by AG Handmades, this lacy Poncho buttons up the front. Make yours with Bulky Weight Yarn and an 7 mm crochet hook. This poncho fits UK Sizes 16/18 (US 12/14).
Designed by Jessie Rayot, this very lacy Poncho was made with Bulky Weight Yarn and an 5.5 mm (I) crochet hook. This poncho fits most and measures 32 inches down the center front and 20 inches down the center back.
Unique Lace Poncho
Designed by Cre8tion Crochet, this colorful Poncho was made with Bulky Weight Yarn and an 9 mm crochet hook. This poncho pattern includes sizes Misses (S, M and L) and Plus Sizes (1X, 2X and 3X).
Monster in Law Poncho
Available from Lion Brand Yarn, this poncho was made with Bulky Weight Yarn and a 10 mm (P) crochet hook. The original yarns used were Landscapes Yarn, Jiffy Yarn, Watercolors Yarn, and Color Waves Yarn. The poncho is made created with rectangles. The neck circumference is 26 inches and the length is 15 inches from neck edge to bottom back edge, and 21 inches from front V neck edge to point at center front (excluding the fringe).
Groovy Granny Poncho
Available from Lion Brand Yarn, this poncho was made with Bulky Weight Yarn and a 6.5 mm (K) crochet hook. The original yarn used for this project was Homespun yarn. This poncho is made in rounds from the neck down. When complete the poncho measures 46 inches circumference at the bottom edge and 17.5 inches long (size medium).
More Free Bulky Weight Poncho Patterns
If you’re looking for a cozy, chunky crocheted poncho this winter, you’re in luck! From Angela F’s request, we’ve compiled an extensive list of free and fabulous poncho patterns that use bulky weight yarn. With this roundup, you’ll be able to choose from more than 20 beautiful projects that range from classic to modern designs. Not only will you find a pattern that fits your style, but you’ll find the specifics on the yarn and crochet hook sizes used in each pattern, along with the sizes the poncho is available in. With this collection, you’ll be able to create a poncho that’s right for you in no time!
Customizable Poncho Pattern
Designed by Patti (Dandelion Dreamers), this customizable poncho pattern includes instructions for a totally customizable poncho to fit anyone. It is a great beginner pattern and since it uses Bulky Weight Yarn  it works up quite quickly. The pattern calls for a 10 mm (N/P) crochet hook. You can download the PDF crochet pattern in her shop for free.
Hudson Poncho Pattern
This archived pattern from Berroco is beginner friendly. It is made by creating one very large rectangle and then seaming it into the final shape. The pattern used Bulky Weight Yarn  (Berroco Foliage and Sude were used) and a 5 mm (H) and a 7 mm (K) crochet hook. The finished poncho is one size fits mosts.
Sarah’s Perfect Poncho
Designed by I Need it Crochet, this Bulky Weight Yarn Poncho is crocheted with a 6.5 mm (K) crochet hook. You will need approximately 1500 – 2000 yards of Bulky Weight Yarn  (the pattern was designed using Loops & Threads Barcelona).
Perfect Gift Poncho
Designed by Wilma Westenberg, this poncho is super stretchy and a one-size fits all design. Crocheted with Bulky Weight Yarn  and a 10 mm (N/P) crochet hook. The pattern was designed using Lion Brand Scarfie and Katia Shadow yarns.
More Free Crochet Poncho Patterns using Bulky Weight Yarn
- Boho Poncho. Lion Brand Yarn. Sizes: S/M/L/1XL/2XL/3XL.
- Round Puzzle Poncho. Kris Moore. Sizes XS/M, L/XL, 1XL/3XL, 4XL/5XL
- Cozy Cowl Neck Poncho. Lion Brand Yarn. 22 inches X 25 inches.
- Kaleidoscope Poncho. Alexandra Tavel. XS/S/M, L/XL/2XL, 3XL/4XL)
- Palomino Diamond Poncho. RaeLynn Endicott. XS to 5XL
- Crochet Poncho. Marly Bird. Small-Large (XL to 3XL)
Whether it’s for yourself or to give as a gift, there is something for everyone in this roundup. So grab your hooks and let’s get crocheting! As Yves Saint Laurent once said, “Fashions fade, style is eternal” – so stay stylishly warm this season with a handmade poncho!