Garter Stitch Kimono

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Garter Stitch Kimono

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Sweet little kimono is a dream to knit in easy garter stitch. Great project for beginning knitters.

6 mos
17"
21"
12 mos
18"
22"
18 mos
19"
23"
24 mos
21"
25"
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The materials for this project cost $13.93

Step 1:

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Size:

  • 6 mos
  • 12 mos
  • 18 mos
  • 24 mos
To fit chest measurement
17"
Finished chest
21"

Step 2:

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Color Info

Baby Jacquards | Easter Basket, 06317Edit Color
$9.98

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 6/4mm
$3.95
The materials for this project cost $13.93

Abbreviations

Dec = decrease(ing)

Inc = Increase(ing)

K3(4,n)tog = Knit next 3(4, n)stitches together.

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit chest measurement
6 mos 17"
12 mos 18"
18 mos 19"
24 mos 21"
Finished chest
6 mos 21"
12 mos 22"
18 mos 23"
24 mos 25"

MATERIALS

Baby Jacquards (100 g/3.5 oz;316 m/346 yds)
Sizes6 mos12 mos18 mos24 mos 

Easter Basket (06317)
2223
Size 4 mm (U.S. 6) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

22½ sts and 44 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 with a RS row.
Shape armhole: Cast off 7 (8-9-10) sts beg of 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], ending with a RS row. Cast off.
Back
Cast on 58 (61-64-69) sts.
Work in garter st (knit every row) until work from beg measures same length 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 Front 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.