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caron ® chunky cakes™ i wanna crochet a ruana

Let’s crochet a ruana! This versatile wrap is simple to make and perfect for a chilly night out (or keeping cozy on the couch). It’s crocheted with Caron® Chunky Cakes™ yarn, so you know it’ll be super-soft and easy to work up. Pick your favorite colors, check out the below pattern and make it!
Step 1

MEASUREMENTS: Approx. 40" [101.5 cm] x 30" [76 cm] long from shoulder.

GAUGE:

  • 10 sts and 9 rows = 4" [10 cm] in pattern. Take time to check your gauge.
  • 8 sc and 9 rows = 4" [10 cm].

STITCH EXPLANATION:

  • Sc2tog (Single Crochet 2 Together): Draw up a loop in each of next 2 stitches. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook.

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INSTRUCTIONS:

Note: Garment is worked in one piece from lower Back edge to lower Front edges.

Beg at lower back edge, ch 100.

Row 1: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. *Ch 1. Skip next ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from * to end of chain. Turn. 99 sts.

Row 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. *Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.

Row 3: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. Ch 1. Skip next sc. *1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Skip next sc. Rep from * to last sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.

Rep Rows 2 and 3 for pat until work from beg measures approx 29" [73.5 cm], ending on a WS row.

 

Shape Right Back Neck:

Row 1: (RS). Pat across 42 sts. Sc2tog (neck edge). Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.

Row 2: Ch 1. Sc2tog. Pat to end of row. Turn. 42 sts.

Row 3: Pat to last 2 sts. Sc2tog. Turn. 41 sts.

Place marker at side edge of last row.

 

Right Front: Cont in pat until work from marker measures same length as Back.

Fasten off.

 

Shape Left Back Neck:

Row 1: (RS): Skip next 11 sts at center back neck. Join yarn with sl st in next st. Ch 1. Sc2tog over same st as last sl st and next st. Pat to end of row. Turn. 43 sts.

Row 2: Ch 1. Pat to last 2 sts. Sc2tog. 42 sts.

Row 3: Ch 1. Sc2tog. Pat to end of row. Turn. 41 sts

Place marker at side edge of last row.

 

Left Front: Cont in pat until work from marker measures same length as Back.

Fasten off.

 

Edging:

Rnd 1: (RS). Join yarn with sl st at lower left Back edge corner.

Ch 1. 3 sc in same sp as sl st. Work 79 sc evenly across lower edge, 3 sc in corner, 119 sc along side edge to corner of Left Front, 3 sc in corner, 32 sc across lower edge of Left Front, 3 sc in corner, 59 sc up neck edge of Left Front, 15 sc across back neck edge, 59 sc down neck edge of Right Front, 3 sc in corner, 32 sc across lower edge of Right Front, 3 sc in corner and 119 sc along side edge to first corner. Join with sl st to first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 1. Working from left to right, instead of from right to left as usual, work 1 reverse sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

 

ABBREVIATIONS:

Approx = Approximately

Beg = Begin(ning)

Ch = Chain

Cont = Continue(ity)

Pat = Pattern

Rem = Remain(ing)

Rep = Repeat

Rnd(s) = Round(s)

RS = Right Side

Sc = Single Crochet

Sc2tog = Single Crochet 2 Together

Sl st = Slip Stitch

Sp = Space

St(s) = Stitch(es)

Yoh = Yarn Over Hook

WS = Wrong Side

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