# 282 Kimono Style Cardigan by Diane Soucy

# 282 Kimono Style Cardigan

Knitting
DK (11 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in garter Stitch on larger needles
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
825 - 1215 yards (754 - 1111 m)
Finished chest measurements: 30, 33, 37, 40, 43, 46"
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A loosely knit, long-sleeved cardigan with single button closure. Written for DK or sportweight yarn at 3 stitches to the inch. Perfect for a light layer in the spring and autumn months.
Can substitute a sport weight yarn for the dk yarn;
recommended to use 29 inch circular needles in sizes indicated or sizes required to get the gauge.

Sizes- x-small, small, medium, large, x-large, xx-large.
Finished measurements-
Chest- 30 (33, 37, 40, 43, 46) ins.
Hip- 34 (37, 40, 43, 47, 50) ins.
Length- 25 (25½, 26, 26½, 27, 28) ins.

Materials- dk or sport weight yarn: 825 (897; 938; 1,090; 1,150; 1,215) yds.
29 inch circular needles sizes 10 ½ and 9 or sizes required to get the gauge.
Stitch markers, safety pins, size E crochet hook.
Large button.

Gauge- using the larger size needles in garter st,
12 sts and 12 ridges (24 rows) equal 4 inches.
This is a very loose gauge for this weight yarn, which is necessary for the kimono to have the proper drape.