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Playa Ruana

from Two of Wands
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Playa Ruana
Playa Ruana
Playa Ruana
Playa Ruana
Playa Ruana
Playa Ruana

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • This is an easy crochet pattern, and the technique used is half double crochet.

Pattern Description:

Worn by natives of several regions in South America, the ruana is a versatile garment that literally translates to "land of blankets." It can be worn simply draped over the shoulders, belted, or wrapped across the front of the body to cover the chest and neck. The Playa Ruana adds a touch of bohemian elegance to any ensemble.


7 sts + 5 rows = 4" in Hdc

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Width: 34"/86.4cm
  • Length: 34"/86.4cm
  • *one size fits most*


  • 5 skeins Lion Brand Cotton-Ease, or approx. 1035yds/ 940m of another worsted weight yarn (cat. 4)
  • Size N15/10mm crochet hook
  • Large eye blunt needle

Suggested yarn:

1035 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lion Brand Cotton-Ease