#08 Kimono-Style Cardigan by Deborah Helmke
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#08 Kimono-Style Cardigan

Knitting
June 2017
Light Fingering ?
25 stitches and 50 rows = 4 inches
in over garter st
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1470 - 2450 yards (1344 - 2240 m)
Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, 1X

Mimicking the classic shape of a kimono, this cardigan is knit in two pieces starting at the sleeve cuff and worked toward the center. Lace edgings in a palm leaf chevron pattern grace the fronts, cuffs and center back (where the pieces are seamed); the front opening is finished with garter stitch. Fino from Manos del Uruguay/Fairmount Fibers, a delicate blend of silk and merino, lends this piece perfect drape and softness.