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Romantic Ruana
Lion Brand® Lion® Suede - Moonlight Mohair
Pattern Number: clsu-ruana
This elegant version of a ruana was inspired by the romantic spirit of the British Isles.

The rich fabric provides warmth and style whether you are touring the castles of Dundee, Scotland, enjoying a night at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, or going out for dinner with friends on a cool fall evening in Boston's North End.

The beauty of the ruana wrap is just how many ways you can wear it.

Leave both sides down and flowing freely as you would a poncho or tie a sash to hold the front pieces in place.

Throw one side over the opposite shoulder (as shown) or both sides around opposite arms and create a cowl neck.

Choose a spectacular pin to hold your wrap in place.

Top off your look with our traditional Scottish tam you'll feel like a fair lassie for sure! Note: this image is the knitted version of the ruana. The appearance of the crochet version is different! The stripes on the crochet version are larger and the drape of the garment is different

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner + (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
30" x 45" [76 x 114.5 cm]

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

210-110 Lion Suede Yarn: Denim Soft, dusty faded blue.
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.89

210-125 Lion Suede Yarn: Mocha A medium sophisticated brown.
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.89

210-132 Lion Suede Yarn: Olive Dusty, soft olive.
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.89

510-205 Moonlight Mohair Yarn: Glacier Bay

Subtle blues and grays.


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 26.97

510-203 Moonlight Mohair Yarn: Safari

Warm shades of brown and gold.


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 26.97

510-201 Moonlight Mohair Yarn: Rain Forest

Earth-tones with chartreuse and medium blue.


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 26.97

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size J-10 (6 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45

GAUGE:
9 sts + 9 rows = 4 inches [10 cm] in single crochet with A. 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 it 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.

NOTES:
When changing yarns, leave 7" [18 cm] tails to form fringe.


INSTRUCTIONS



RUANA WRAP

With A, chain 102.

Single crochet in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain across - 101 stitches.

Chain 1, turn.



Continue to work one row sc in color sequence as follows: **D, E, B, F, D, C, F, E, A, D, F, B, D, E, C, D **; repeat from ** to **.



Neck opening

Next Row With A, single crochet in 45 stitches; join D in last stitch, chain 57, turn.



Next Row With D, single crochet in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain and single crochet across - 101 stitches.



Beginning with E, continue to work one row single crochet in color sequence from ** to ** twice.



Last Row With A, work 1 row.



Fasten off.

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