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Herringbone Kimono

Knitting
November 2009
Light Fingering / 3 ply ?
30 stitches and 56 rows = 4 inches in Herringbone slip stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
550 - 800 yards (503 - 732 m)
6–9 (9–12, 12–18) months
This pattern is available for download for $5.50.

This baby wrap sweater features allover herringbone pattern and is worked in a luxurious fingering weight yarn. Set-in sleeves, a one-piece body construction, and hidden snaps create a tailored fit for little ones.

Finished Measurements:
21 (22½ , 24)” chest circumference, buttoned; to fit 6–9 (9–12, 12–18) months. Cardigan shown measures 22½ “.

Suggested Yarn:
The Fibre Company Canopy Fingering (50% alpaca, 30% merino, 20% bamboo; 200 yd 183 m/50 g): river dolphin (gray), 3 (3, 4) skeins.

Needles and Notions:
US Size 2 (2.75 mm) (adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.)
Stitch holder
Three ⅜ ” buttons
One ½ ” or larger snap
Sewing thread and needle for buttons and snap
Tapestry needle.

Gauge:
30 sts and 56 rows = 4” in herringbone st.

Originally Published in Interweave Knits Holiday Gifts 2009