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Akiko’s Kimono

Knitting
March 2012
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in St st with larger needles (blocked)
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1001 - 1771 yards (915 - 1619 m)
Woman’s small (medium, large, extra-large, 2X-large, 3X-large) Instructions are given for smallest size, with larger sizes in parentheses. When only 1 number is given, it applies to all sizes.

The elegance of kimono construction, with its comfortable fit, makes this an easy but sophisticated garment; the length can be adapted to your taste.

Skill Level:
Easy

Finished Measurements:
Chest: 39 (43, 47, 51, 55, 59) inches, buttoned
Length: 20 1/2 (21 1/4, 22, 23, 24, 25) inches

Materials:

  • Berroco Bonsai (worsted weight; 97% bamboo/ 3% nylon; 77 yds/50g per hank): 13 (15, 17, 18, 20, 23) hanks kinoko #4112
  • Size 6 (4mm) circular and 2 double-point needles
  • Size 7 (4.5mm) circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Stitch markers
  • Stitch holders
  • 7 (1/2-inch) half-ball buttons