Colder weather is approaching soon, making a poncho is a fun project and you will have a warm piece of clothing when you are finished.
These can be sewn with fabric, woven on a loom, knitted, or crocheted.
This is an informative article for making a poncho: http://www.lovetosew.com/ponchosandcapes.htm
Links to patterns:
Knitted a couple crochet here too
sewn a nice pattern for 4H by Nancy Zieman
woven I couldnt find free patterns for woven, but click on slide show to view gorgeous ponchos
Hope this gives you a start on your new poncho project