Sunset Stripes Ruana by Sentry Box Designs

Sunset Stripes Ruana

Crochet
March 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 12 rows = 4 inches
in patt
3.75 mm (F)
2037 yards (1863 m)
64" chest circumference and 28" long from shoulder
US
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This ruana features an appealing stripe pattern, with elongated double crochet stitches adding texture and airiness to the design. The striking arrow-patterned band is worked separately and adds a western flair.

Difficulty Some concentration required.

Finished Size 64” chest circumference and 28” long from shoulder. Modeled on a 36” bust.

Yarn Sugar Bush Yarns Cabot (70% Pima cotton, 30% linen; 291 yd / 3.5 oz): #9015 stormy sky (A), #9001 western white (B), #9012 richer rose (C), 2 hanks each; #9006 portage peach (D), 1 hank.

Hook Size F/5 (3.75 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions Yarn needle.

Gauge 18 sts and 12 rows (10 sc rows and 2 long dc rows) = 4”.

Notes Ruana is worked in 1 piece, beginning at the bottom of the back up to the shoulders, then the piece is split into 2 fronts and worked down to the bottom front. Arrow band is worked separately.