Garter Stitch Kimono

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Garter Stitch Kimono

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Fun wrap-style kimono top that's great for layering in cooler temperatures. Shown in Bernat Baby Coordinates. 

Sizes

6 mos
17" [43 cm]
21" [53.5 cm]
12 mos
18" [45.5 cm]
22" [56 cm]
18 mos
19" [48 cm]
23" [58.5 cm]
24 mos
21" [53.5 cm]
25" [63.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $3.15

Step 1:

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Size:

  • 6 mos
  • 12 mos
  • 18 mos
  • 24 mos
To fit chest measurement
17" [43 cm]
Finished chest
21" [53.5 cm]

Step 2:

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Color Info

Baby Coordinates | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 5/3.75mm
$3.15
The materials for this project cost $3.15

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

Dec = decrease(ing)

Inc = Increase(ing)

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit chest measurement
6 mos 17" [43 cm]
12 mos 18" [45.5 cm]
18 mos 19" [48 cm]
24 mos 21" [53.5 cm]
Finished chest
6 mos 21" [53.5 cm]
12 mos 22" [56 cm]
18 mos 23" [58.5 cm]
24 mos 25" [63.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Bernat Baby Coordinates
Sizes6 mos12 mos18 mos24 mos 

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1222
Size 3.75 mm (U.S. 5) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

22 sts and 42 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in garter st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Right and Left Front (make alike)
Cast on 52 (55-58-63) sts. Work in garter st (knit every row) for 2 ins [5 cm].
Shape front: Dec 1 st at beg of row on next and every following alt row to 35 (38-47-50) sts, then every following 4th row from previous dec to 31 (33-36-39) sts, ending at armhole edge.
Shape armhole: Cast off 7 (8-9-10) sts beg next row. 24 (25-27-29) sts.
Dec 1 st at front edge on every following 4th row from previous dec to 12 (12-14-15) sts. Cont even until armhole measures (5-5-) ins [12 (12.5-12.5-14) cm]. Cast off.
Back: Cast on 58 (61-64-69) sts. Work in garter st until total length measures same as Front before armhole shaping.
Shape armholes: Cast off 7 (8-9-10) sts beg next 2 rows. 44 (45-46-49) sts.
Cont even until Back measures same length as Fronts before shoulder.
Cast off.
Place markers (--) ins [5.5 (5.5-6-7) cm] in from sides for shoulders.
Sleeves: Cast on 33 (35-39-39) sts.
Work in garter st, inc 1 st each end of needle on 5th and every following 8th row to 51 (55-55-61) sts.
Cont even until Sleeve from beg measures 8 (9--10) ins [20.5 (23-24-25.5) cm], ending with a RS row. Cast off.
Place markers along sides (--) ins [3 (4-4-4.5) cm] down from cast off edge.
Finishing
Pin garment pieces to measurements. Cover with a damp cloth, leaving cloth to dry.
Sew shoulder seams. Sew in sleeves, placing rows above markers along cast off sts of Fronts and Back to form square armholes.
Ties: (make 4). Cast on 25 sts. Cast off.
Sew 2 ties at beg of front shaping on each front and 2 ties at side seams 2 ins [5 cm] up from cast on edge of body to match to front ties.