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.
SKILL LEVEL NEEDED TO CROCHET THIS PATTERN
MATERIALS TO CREATE THE HALF RIBBON DRAPE
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
- Tapestry Needle
Stitches used for this pattern is easy and uncomplicated:
- Chain stitch – Crochet Starting Chain The Complete Beginners Guide
- Slip stitch
- Half double crochet stitch – Learn Half Double Crochet Stitch here
- Double crochet stitch – Double Crochet Stitch Tutorial + Written & Video
- Simple Tunisian stitch
FINISHED SIZE OF THE RUANA
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.
For fashion, outfit-of-the-day styling, or for the cold weathers to come, you can surely count on this Half Ribbon Drape Ruana Crochet Pattern to keep you fab and comfy whenever and wherever. Ready to make your first poncho now?