Half Ribbon Drape Ruana Crochet Pattern

Dress up your way to being fashionable and still feeling comfortable with how you look through this newly-designed crocheted clothing pattern – Half Ribbon Drape Ruana Crochet Pattern.

Rhinebeck Sheep and Wool Festival showcased various knitted and woven crafts made from wool and yarn.

A featured ruana in the festival had taken the attention of ChiWei Ranck of 1 Dog Woof and Alexandra Tavel of Two of Wands. This led to the creation of this pattern. ChiWei designed the pattern for crochet while Alexandra chose one for knitting.

Half Ribbon Drape Ruana Crochet Pattern


easy beginner ruana crochet pattern
Kingston Ruana Tunisian Crochet Poncho by ChiWei Ranck of 1 Dog Woof


To begin with your wonderful crocheting experience, you may check the list below for the things that you will need:

  • Yarn – 6-9 skeins of #2 fine weight premium acrylic
    • XS/S – 6 balls of yarn
    • M/L – 7 balls of yarn
    • XL/2XL – 8 balls of yarn
    • 3XL/4XL – 9 balls of yarn

      Specific yarn used is Lion Brand’s Beautiful You in Pumice Stone.

  • Hook – A size I or 5.5 millimeter Tunisian crochet hook and a size G or 4.00 millimeter hook
  • Scissors
  • Tapestry Needle
ruana crochet pattern
Kingston Ruana Tunisian Crochet Poncho by ChiWei Ranck of 1 Dog Woof


Stitches used for this pattern is easy and uncomplicated:


Sizes are based on laying flat the lightly blocked ruana.

  • XS/S – 21” front, 27” back and 47” in width
  • M/L – 21.5” front, 27.5” back and 50.25” in width
  • XL/2XL – 22” front, 28” back and 53” in width
  • 3XL/4XL – 22.5” front, 28.5” back and 56.25” in width

This ruana uses easy crochet stitches. Hence, this project is perfect for beginner crocheters who wants to try making their own poncho. This is a fun and easy way to crochet your own piece! As easy as how this piece of clothing is to be made and with very common and easy to find materials as the ones above, no one would believe that you can already make a masterpiece on your own with an easy pattern.

The half ribbon drape can be worn for a sophisticated look with wrapping it around in the office, or just hanging out in a cold evening and having it as a soft delicate shawl to cover your body. The finished garment is so comfortable and easy to wear that it feels flowy while still looking beautifully and elegant.

Half Ribbon Drape Ruana Crochet Pattern
Kingston Ruana Tunisian Crochet Poncho by ChiWei Ranck of 1 Dog Woof

Ready to make your first poncho now? Check our list of Women’s Crochet Winter Poncho Patterns and Baby Poncho Crochet Patterns.

For more clothing crochet patterns, don’t miss our collection of Crochet Shirt Patterns, Duster Crochet Patterns, and Flower Cardigan Crochet Pattern.

For fashion, outfit-of-the-day styling, or for the cold weathers to come, you can surely count on this Half Ribbon Drape Crochet Ruana Pattern to keep you fab and comfy whenever and wherever.


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