Crochet Ruana Pattern PDF (Easy-Peasy Two-Rectangle Ruana)
I really do like this ruana. It is very versatile and can be worn in several different ways -- crossed in the front, open in the front, or one front panel over the shoulder. It fits a lot like a rectangular poncho, except that it is open in the front. As you can see from the photos, it has a beautiful drape in the back.
This ruana is made by joining one long side of two crocheted rectangles together (via whip stitch), half-way; leaving what will be the front, open.
Stitches consist of ch-2 spaces and double crochet stitches and half double crochet stitches worked in back loops only.
This ruana is basically one-size-fits-most, but I do provide a gauge and instructions for altering the size.
Width: back panel: 45”; front panels: 22.5” each Length: back panel: 24”; front panels: 24” each
- Detailed written instructions - standard US English crochet terminology
- Numerous how-to photos
- Rated as EASY (Confident Beginner)
Materials you need at home:
- This ruana was made using CARON Simply Soft Tweeds 97% acrylic / 3% viscose yarn, weight: MEDIUM 4 (5 oz / 141 g / 250 yd / 228 m).
- CARON Simply Soft Tweeds, color: TAUPE x 4
- CARON Simply Soft Tweeds, color: GRAY HEATHER x 2
- Size N/10 mm crochet hook (for base chain)
- Size M/13/9.00 mm crochet hook
- Yarn needle
Sonja Hood (KnotYourselfOut)
I absolutely love to crochet! My mother taught me how when I was five years old, and it occupied a lot of my childhood.
It was during my time living in Bulgaria, as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer, that I first began to dream about writing and publishing my own crochet patterns.
As the years passed, work became my main focus, but I continued to dream about becoming a crochet designer and I collected inspiration from the many different places I was working in and traveling to: Bulgaria, Boston, Germany, Canada, Ireland (to name a few).
It was the birth of my son, ultimately, that finally gave me the opportunity to realize my dream. When my son was a baby, I wrote and published two crochet books (Painted Jute Rugs, Annie’s Attic, 2010 & Elegant Beaded Bags, Leisure Arts, 2013).
When my son began school my focus shifted to selling patterns online. I have been having the absolute time of my life -- crocheting, imagining crochet, writing about crochet, and engaging with many amazing crochet-lovers in online communities!
Home is now Toronto in Canada.
Thanks for reading my profile. I hope you will find a design in my shop that inspires you (the way it did me) to stitch up something beautiful.
Sonja Hood (Crochet Designer & Author)