Reverie Ruana Free Crochet Pattern

 

Oh, Reverie…

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Sweet elegance with the slightest bit of sass. Dressed up or dressed down this piece is a show stopper, hands down! Perfect for any wardrobe and style, you can’t go wrong making this for yourself or as a gift! Flattering on any body type, you will not be disappointed!

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Materials :

Size 6.00 mm crochet hook
Scissors
Lion Brand Heartland – 5/6 Skeins – I used Grand Canyon!
(#4 Weight 1250, 1500 yards)
Yarn Needle
Measuring Tape

Gauge :

12 sts x 11 rows in HDC is a 4” x 4” square.

Dimensions:

Standard
Panels (when laid flat)
Short Side – 42”, Long Side – 70”, Width – 11”
When Worn
35” Shoulder to longest point
22” Across Back

Plus
Panels (when laid flat)
Short Side – 49”, Long Side – 77”, Width – 11”
38.5” Shoulder to longest point
22” Across Back

Abbreviations

CH – Chain Stitch – yarn over, pull yarn through stitch on hook.

Sl St – Slip Stitch – Insert hook into stitch or space, yarn over, pull yarn through both loops on hook.

HDC – Half Double Crochet – Yarn over, insert hook into stitch or space, yarn over, pull up a loop, (3 loops on hook), yarn over, pull through 3 loops on hook.

BO – Bobble Stitch – Yarn over, insert hook in next stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through two loops (2 loops on hook) yarn over, insert hook in same stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through two loops (3 loops on hook) yarn over, insert hook in same stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through two loops (4 loops on hook) yarn over, insert hook in same stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through two loops (5 loops on hook)Yarn over, and draw through all loops on hook. Continue to next stitch.

HDC 2 TOG – Work to HDC Stitches together to for one stitch for a decrease.

*   * – Designates a repeat.

Standard/Plus– Use corresponding number for your size.

Pattern Instructions

Panels – Make 2

Row 1

Chain 202/222

HDC in the third chain from the hook and every chain across.

200/220 total stitches.

Row 2

CH 2 then turn.

HDC 2 TOG then 3 HDC, 1BO then *4HDC, 1 BO* and repeat *  * 3 times,

then *9HDC, 1BO* and repeat *  * 4 times. (10 BO so far.)

HDC in next 48/68, then *1BO, 9HDC* and repeat *  * 4 times, then *1BO, 4HDC* and repeat *  * 3 times, then 1BO, 3 HDC and HDC 2 TOG last two stitches. (20 BO Total)

198/218 total stitches.

Row 3

Chain 2 then turn, HDC 2 TOG in the first and last two stitches and 1 HDC in each stitch between.

196/216 total stitches.

Row 4

CH 2 then turn.

HDC 2 TOG then 3 HDC, 1BO then *4HDC, 1 BO* and repeat *  * 3 times,

then *9HDC, 1BO* and repeat *  * 4 times. (10 BO so far.)

HDC in next 44/64, then *1BO, 9HDC* and repeat *  * 4 times, then *1BO, 4HDC* and repeat *  * 3 times, then 1BO, 3 HDC and HDC 2 TOG last two stitches. (20 BO Total)

194/214 total stitches.

Row 5

Chain 2 then turn, HDC 2 TOG in the first and last two stitches and 1 HDC in each stitch between.

192/212 total stitches.

Row 6

CH 2 then turn.

HDC 2 TOG then 3 HDC, 1BO then *4HDC, 1 BO* and repeat *  * 3 times,

then *9HDC, 1BO* and repeat *  * 4 times. (10 BO so far.)

HDC in next 40/60, then *1BO, 9HDC* and repeat *  * 4 times, then *1BO, 4HDC* and repeat *  * 3 times, then 1BO, 3 HDC and HDC 2 TOG last two stitches. (20 BO Total)

190/210 total stitches.

Row 7

Chain 2 then turn, HDC 2 TOG in the first and last two stitches and 1 HDC in each stitch between.

188/208 total stitches.

Row 8

CH 2 then turn.

HDC 2 TOG then 3 HDC, 1BO then *4HDC, 1 BO* and repeat *  * 3 times,

then *9HDC, 1BO* and repeat *  * 4 times. (10 BO so far.)

HDC in next 36/56, then *1BO, 9HDC* and repeat *  * 4 times, then *1BO, 4HDC* and repeat *  * 3 times, then 1BO, 3 HDC and HDC 2 TOG last two stitches. (20 BO Total)

186/206 total stitches.

Row 9

Chain 2 then turn, HDC 2 TOG in the first and last two stitches and 1 HDC in each stitch between.

184/204 total stitches.

Row 10

CH 2 then turn.

HDC 2 TOG then 3 HDC, 1BO then *4HDC, 1 BO* and repeat *  * 3 times,

then *9HDC, 1BO* and repeat *  * 4 times. (10 BO so far.)

HDC in next 32/52, then *1BO, 9HDC* and repeat *  * 4 times, then *1BO, 4HDC* and repeat *  * 3 times, then 1BO, 3 HDC and HDC 2 TOG last two stitches. (20 BO Total)

182/202 total stitches.

Row 11

Chain 2 then turn, HDC 2 TOG in the first and last two stitches and 1 HDC in each stitch between.

180/200 total stitches.

Row 12

Chain 2 then turn, HDC 2 TOG, 1 HDC in next 4 sts then *CH 1, skip 1 and 1 HDC* and repeat across until you have 8 sts remaining, then CH 1, skip one, then

1 HDC in next 5 sts and HDC 2 TOG in last two.

178/198 total stitches.

Row 13

Chain 2 then turn, HDC 2 TOG, 1 HDC in next 4 sts then 1 HDC around 1st chain space then *CH 1, skip 1 and 1 HDC around next chain space* and repeat across until you have 1 chain space and 5 HDC sts remaining.

1 HDC around remaining CH 1 space then, 1 HDC in next 3 sts and HDC 2 TOG in last two.

176/196 total stitches

Row 14

Chain 2 then turn, HDC 2 TOG, 1 HDC in next 3 HDC sts and 1 HDC around 1st Chain Space.  then *CH 1, skip 1 and 1 HDC* and repeat across until you have 6 HDC sts remaining,

1 HDC in next 4 sts and HDC 2 TOG in last two.

174/194 total stitches

Row 15

Chain 2 then turn, HDC 2 TOG in the first and last two stitches and 1 HDC in each stitch and around each chain between.

172/192 total stitches.

Row 16

Chain 2 then turn, HDC 2 TOG in the first and last two stitches and 1 HDC in each stitch between.

170/190 total stitches.

Row 17

Chain 2 then turn, HDC 2 TOG, 1 HDC in next 4 sts then *CH 1, skip 1 and 1 HDC* and repeat across until you have 8 sts remaining, then CH 1, skip one, then

1 HDC in next 5 sts and HDC 2 TOG in last two.

168/188 total stitches.

Rows 18

Chain 2 then turn, HDC 2 TOG, 1 HDC in next 4 sts then 1 HDC around 1st chain space then *CH 1, skip 1 and 1 HDC around next chain space* and repeat across until you have 1 chain space and 5 HDC sts remaining.

1 HDC around remaining CH 1 space then, 1 HDC in next 3 sts and HDC 2 TOG in last two.

166/186 total stitches

Row 19

Chain 2 then turn, HDC 2 TOG, 1 HDC in next 3 HDC sts and 1 HDC around 1st Chain Space.  then *CH 1, skip 1 and 1 HDC* and repeat across until you have 6 HDC sts remaining,

1 HDC in next 4 sts and HDC 2 TOG in last two.

164/184 total stitches

Row 20-31

Repeat Rows 18 – 19

Row 20 – 162/182 total stitches

Row 21 – 160/180 total stitches

Row 22 – 158/178 total stitches

Row 23 – 156/176 total stitches

Row 24 – 154/174 total stitches

Row 25 – 152/172 total stitches

Row 26 – 150/170 total stitches

Row 27 – 148/168 total stitches

Row 28 – 146/166 total stitches

Row 29 – 144/164 total stitches

Row 30 – 142/162 total stitches

Row 31 – 140/160 total stitches and finish off and repeat to make second panel.

Assembly

Lay Panels flat with right sides up and longest edges together.

Using a flat zipper seam, start at one end and work up toward the middle of the panels, 85/95 stitches total or to your desired length.

Finish off.

Trimming

With right sided facing, attach your yarn with a Sl St at the furthest most point where you created the seam and Chain 1.

HDC in the same space, and work up the angled side evenly in HDC.

When you reach the corner place 3 HDC in the corner stitch.

Now work 1 HDC in each HDC stitch up the side until you reach the Chain 1 spaces.

Working only in the Chain 1 spaces, place 2 HDC in each Chain 1 space.

When you reach the end with all HDC place 1 HDC in each stitch.

Place 3 HDC in the corner, and work up the angled side evenly in HDC.

Place 4 HDC in the next corner.

Work evenly down the next side in HDC.

When you Reach the seam, place 1 HDC in the join and then continue down the next panel in HDC evenly.

Place 4 HDC in the next corner and HDC evenly down the angled side.

Place 3 HDC in the next corner and HDC evenly until you reach the Chain 1 spaces.

Working only in the Chain 1 spaces, place 2 HDC in each Chain 1 space.

When you reach the end with all HDC place 1 HDC in each stitch.

Place 3 HDC in the corner, and work up the angled side evenly in HDC, then place 2 HDC in the same space you started in and Sl St together.

Finish off and weave in you ends!



 

10 thoughts

  1. Have you ever thought of seaming up the sides to make sleeves and more of a cardigan. It looks like it would work from looking at the pictures. Thanks for the pattern.

  2. This is really one of my favorite crochet patterns of the year! The pattern design is beautiful and the piece itself is so unique. I just love this design.

    1. I like to crochet around the chain, not through it, I think it looks cleaner. But you can work the stitch however you please 😊

  3. What a beautiful pattern. I’ve just started making it and the instructions are clear and well written. Thanks for sharing!

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