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Crochet Spring Ruana
Lion Brand® Vanna's Glamour®
Pattern Number: L20086
This beautiful and versatile wrap was exclusively for us by Kimberly McAlindin.
SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 46 x 60 in. (117 x 152.5 cm)
861-100 Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Diamond
Brilliant white with silver sparkle
Quantity needed: 7 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 32.83
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.65
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
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12 sts + 8 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in V-st Lace pattern. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.
V-st (V-stitch) Work (dc, ch 1, dc) in indicated st or sp.
Border Pattern (worked over an odd number of sts)
Row 1 (RS): Ch 1, turn, sc in first st, *dc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * across.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, dc in first sc, *sc in next dc, dc in next sc; rep from * across.
Rep Rows 1 and 2 for Border pattern.
1. Ruanna is worked in 3 pieces; 2 long Lace Panels and 1 short Center Panel.
2. Lace Panels beg and end with rows of Border pattern.
Rows between the beg and end borders are worked in V-st Lace pattern with first and last 3 sts of each row in Border pattern.
The Center Panel is worked entirely in Border pattern.
3. The Panels are sewn together at side edges, with the Center Panel between the 2 Lace Panels.
4. V-st Lace pattern and Border pattern can be worked from written instructions or by following the Stitch Diagrams.
5. The wonderful thing about this Ruanna is that after the first Panel is completed, it can be worn on its own until you finish the other 2 Panels and sew them all together!
LACE PANEL (make 2)
Ch 60 loosely.
Foundation Row (WS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 59 sc at the end of this row.
Beg with Row 1, work in Border pattern for 4 rows.
Beg V-st Lace Pattern
Row 1 (RS): Ch 1, turn, sc in first dc, dc in next sc, sc in next dc, dc in next sc, *ch 1, sk next st, sc in next st, ch 1, sk next st, dc in next st; rep from * to last 3 sts, sc in next dc, dc in next sc, sc in last dc.
Note: All rows beg with a ch-1 turning ch.
This creates a firm edge.
Do not count the turning ch as a st.
Always work the first st of a row into the very first st.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, dc in first sc, sc in next dc, dc in next sc, sc in next dc, *V-st in next sc, sc in next dc; rep from * to last 3 sts, dc in next sc, sc in next dc, dc in last sc.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in first dc, dc in next sc, sc in next dc, dc in next sc, *ch1, sc in center ch of next V-st, ch 1, dc in next sc; rep from * to last 3 sts, sc in next dc, dc in next sc, sc in last dc.
Rep Rows 2 and 3 until piece measures 58 in.
(147.5 cm) from beg, end with a Row 3.
Note: End with a Row 3 means that the last row you work should be a Row 3, and the next row that you are ready to work will be a Row 2.
Row 1 (WS): Ch 1, turn, dc in first sc, sc in next dc, dc in next sc, sc in next dc, *dc in next ch-1 sp, sc in next sc, dc in next ch-1 sp, sc in next dc; rep from * to last 3 sts, dc in next sc, sc in next dc, dc in last sc.
Beg with Row 1, work in Border pattern for 3 rows.
Row 5: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Ch 20, loosely.
Foundation Row (WS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 19 sc.
Beg with Row 1, work in Border pattern for 61 rows.
With RS facing and first row of each Panel at the top, arrange Panels in the following order: Lace Panel, Center Panel, Lace Panel, matching row ends.
Sew long edges of Center Panel to long edge of each Lace Panel, beg at foundation edge and sew to last row of Center Panel.
Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
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