Woven Kimono Cardigan by Kelly Bridges

Woven Kimono Cardigan

Knitting
January 2006
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches = 4 inches
in Linen Stitch
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
6.5 mm (K)
780 - 1375 yards (713 - 1257 m)
40”-56”
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Knit side to side in linen stitch, front wrap makes size adjusting easy and looks more complicated than this fast knit pattern really is. This cardigan fits best oversized! If you plan on wearing the cardigan open in front, knit the size approximately 20% larger than your bust size. If you plan on wearing the cardigan closed over itself, knit the size approximately 30% larger than your bust size.

SKILLS USED: Basic knitting, basic crochet, finishing.

SIZES: XS (S/M/L/XL)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Circumference 40(44/48/52/56)“, sleeve circumference: 11(15/15/15/19)”, length (shoulder to bottom): 17(20/21/22/25)“.

MATERIALS: Worsted weight yarn: 660 (870, 950, 1000, 1250) yds of Main Color, 120 (150, 160, 165, 190) yds of Contrasting Color or 80 (100, 105, 110, 125) yds each of two Contrasting Colors, US#10.5 (6.5 mm) 32” circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge, an additional needle for three-needle bind off, size K (6.5 mm) crochet hook.

GAUGE: 16 sts per 4” in one-color woven stitch.