Kimono by Jo Storie

Kimono

Knitting
September 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in herringbone slip stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
1764 - 2646 yards (1613 - 2420 m)
Chest: Size 1 81-86cm (32-34in); Size 2 91.5-96.5cm (36-38in); Size 3 101.5-106.5cm (40-42in)
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Kimono style wrap cardigan in herringbone slip stitch with a generous ribbed shawl collar and belt

“A modern take on a traditional shape” - Jo Storie

Knitted measurements approx:
Width (cuff to cuff)
Size 1 180cm (71in)
Size 2 192cm (76in)
Size 3 204cm (80in)

Length
Size 1 39cm (15in)
Size 2 47cm (19in)
Size 3 55cm (22in)

Ability: Intermediate

You will need:
• one pair each of 4mm (US 6), 5mm (US 8) and 6mm (US 10) straight needles
• a 6mm (US10) circular needle 100cm (approx 40in) long
• a tapestry needle for sewing
• stitch markers.

Skills required:
• You will need to be able to work in a simple herringbone slip stitch pattern and do short row shapings.

Yarn shade:
Zinc - 017

Yardage per size (approx):
Size 1 - 1620m (1764yds)
Size 2 - 2160m (2352yds)
Size 3 - 2430m (2646yds)