Vane Cabled Ruana by Joni Coniglio

Vane Cabled Ruana

Knitting
November 2021
DK (11 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in charted patt on larger needle
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1330 - 1805 yards (1216 - 1650 m)
26 ¼ (30, 34)" back width
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Plush intertwined cables twist their way into an allover pattern on the Vane Cabled Ruana. Worked in three separate pieces then seamed together, the simple construction and relaxed fit make this an easy piece to knit and wear.

Difficulty Easy

Yarn Weight 3

Finished Size 26 ¼ (30, 34)“ back width. Ruana shown measures 30” back width on model with 41” bust.

Yarn Sugar Bush Yarns Crisp (100% extrafine superwash Merino wool; 95 yd 87 m/ 1 ¾ oz 50 g): #2018 Titanium, 14 (16, 19) balls.

Needles Sizes 3 (3.25 mm) and 5 (3.75 mm): 40” circular (cir). Size 3 (3.25 mm): one double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Cable needle (cn); stitch holders; size G/6 (4 mm) crochet hook; tapestry needle.

Gauge 25 sts and 27 rows = 4” in charted patt on larger needle.

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NOTES

  • This ruana is worked back and forth in three pieces from the bottom up and seamed.

  • A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of stitches.