This lovely ruana is knit in Deborah Norville Serenity Chunky Heathers. The twisted cable is a 28-row repeat and the ruana ties on with I-cord ties on the sides and front. While the pattern is generously one size, adding extra width is a snap by simply adding a few extra stitches between the cable panels, adding stitches on both sides or adding extra width to the ribbed trim.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Finished Size: Width: 28", Length: 28" as worn (entire piece measures 56" when laid out flat)
Yarn: Deborah Norville Collection Serenity Chunky Heathers by Premier Yarns (100% Acrylic; 109 yards/100 meters; 3.5 ounces/100 grams) DN750-01 Smoke Heather – 7 balls
Knitting Needles: US 11 (8mm) 24" circular and set of 2 double-pointed needles or size to obtain gauge
Extras: Cable needle, yarn needle
Gauge: 12 sts and 16 rows = 4" in St st; 28-st cable panel = 7". Use any size needles necessary to obtain specified gauge.
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