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Little Luxury Kimono
Lion Brand® Lion® Cashmere Blend
Pattern Number: 60128A

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: 3-6 mos, 12 mos, 18 mos, 24 months (2 yrs)
Finished Chest 20 (21, 22, 23) in. [51 (53.5, 56, 58.5) cm]
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

270-098 Lion Cashmere Blend Yarn: Cream (DISCONTINUED) Soft natural cream
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 19.98
Alternative Quantity: (2,3,3)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 8 [5 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.60


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
17 sts + 25 rows = 4 in. [10 cm] in St st (k on RS, p on WS). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


INSTRUCTIONS



KIMONO
BACK
Cast on 42 (44, 46, 48) sts.

Work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) until piece measures 10 (10 1/4, 11, 11 1/4) in.

[25.5 (26.5, 28, 29) cm] from beginning.

Bind off.



Left Front
Cast on 41 (43, 45, 47) sts.

Work in St st until piece measures 4 1/4 (5, 5 1/4, 6) in.

[11.5 (12.5, 14, 15) cm] from beg, end with a WS row.



Neck Shaping
Next Row (RS): K across row to last 4 sts, k2tog, k 2 - 40 (42, 44, 46) sts.
Next Row (WS): P 2, p2tog, p across row - 39 (41, 43, 45) sts.
Repeat last 2 rows until 14 (15, 15, 15) sts remain.

Work even until piece measures 10 (10 1/4, 11, 11 1/4) in.

[25.5 (26.5, 28, 29) cm] from beg.

Bind off.




RIGHT FRONT
Cast on 41 (43, 45, 47) sts.

Work in St st until piece measures 4 1/4 (5, 5 1/4, 6) in.

[11.5 (12.5, 14, 15) cm] from beg, end with a WS row.



Neck Shaping
Next Row (RS): K 2, k2tog tbl, k across row - 40 (42, 44, 46) sts.
Next Row (WS): P across row to last 4 sts, p2tog tbl, p 2 - 39 (41, 43, 45) sts.
Repeat last 2 rows until 14 (15, 15, 15) sts remain.

Work even until piece measures same as Left Front.

Bind off.




SLEEVES
Cast on 26 (28, 30, 32) sts.

Work 4 rows in St st.
Next Row (RS): K 1, knit in front and back of next st - inc made, k to last 2 sts, knit in front and back of next st, k 1 - 28 (30, 32, 34) sts.

Work 3 rows even.

Repeat last 4 rows 5 (5, 5, 6) times - 38 (40, 42, 46) sts.

Work even until Sleeve measures 5 (5 1/4, 5 1/4, 6) in.

[12.5 (13.5, 14, 15) cm] from beg.

Bind off.



RIGHT TIE
Cast on 53 sts.

Bind off.



LEFT TIE
Cast on 93 (97, 101, 106) sts.

Bind off.



FINISHING
Sew Ties to Fronts at beg of neck shaping.

Sew shoulder seams.

Sew Sleeves to body.

Sew Sleeve seams.

Sew side seams leaving 1/4 in.

[1.5 cm] unsewn on right side seam 4 1/4 (5, 5 1/4, 6) in.

[11.5 (12.5, 14, 15) cm] up from lower edge for Tie opening.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tr = treble (triple) crochet
beg = begin(s)(ning)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
tog = together
WS = wrong side


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