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Baby Sprout Kimono
Lion Brand® Hometown USA®
Pattern Number: L0195AD This bright, stylish wrap sweater is fast and easy to make. The adjustable fit of this kimono top makes it a great gift for little ones who never seem to stop growing. This project is a useful, baby-friendly gift that any parent would be happy to receive.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: 12 mos, 24 months (2 yrs), Child 3
SIZES 12-18 months (2 years, 3 years) Finished Chest 23 (24, 26) in. (58.5 (61, 66) cm) Finished Length 12 (13, 14) in. (30.5 (33, 35.5) 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

135-194 Hometown USA Yarn: Monterey Lime

Bright lime green


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 13 [9 mm]
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
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Lion Brand Stitch Holders
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
9 sts + 13 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Stockinette 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.

NOTES:
Kimono is worked in one piece starting at lower edge of back, worked over the shoulders and ending at lower edge of fronts.


INSTRUCTIONS



KIMONO
Back
Cast on 26 (28, 30) sts.

Work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) for 7 (7 1/2, 8) in.

(18 (19, 20.5) cm) from beg, end with a WS row.


Note: End with a WS row means that the last row you work should be a purl (WS) row.


Shape Sleeves
Cast on 7 (8, 9) sts at beg of next 2 rows - 40 (44, 48) sts for sleeves.

Continue in St st until piece measures 11 1/2 (12 1/2, 13 1/2) in.

(29 (32, 34.5) cm) from beg, end with a WS row.


Shape Neck
Next Row (RS): K15 (16, 18) sts and slip to stitch holder for right front, join 2nd ball of yarn and bind off next 10 (12, 12) sts for back neck, k to end for left front.



Left Front
Working on 15 (16, 18) sts of left front only, work 5 more rows in St st.


Next Row (RS): K2, yo, knit to end - 16 (17, 19) sts.


Note: The yo (yarnover) has increased your st count by one st.


Next Row: Purl to 2 sts before end of row, yo, p2 - 17 (18, 20) sts.


Repeat last 2 rows until there are 33 (36, 39) sts on needle.

Sleeve should measure about 10 (11, 12) in.

(25.5 (28, 30.5) cm) from sleeve cast-on edge, end with a RS row.



Shape Sleeve
Next Row (WS): Bind off 7 (8, 9) sts, purl to end of row.


Continue even in St st (continue even means to work without increasing or decreasing) until piece measures 24 (26, 28) in.

(61 (66, 71) cm) from beg, end with a WS row.

Bind off all sts.



Right Front
Slip sts for right front from stitch holder back to needle.

Starting with a WS row, work as for left front, reversing shaping.



Ties
Using crochet hook, join yarn on end of Right Front neck shaping and ch 10 in.

(25.5 cm) for tie, fasten off.

Join yarn at same place on the Left Front and ch 24 in.

(61 cm) for tie.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Fold piece in half along shoulders.

Sew side and sleeve seams, leaving 1/2 in.

(1.5 cm) unsewn on right side seam 6 (6 1/2, 7) in.

(15 (16.5, 18) cm) up from lower edge for tie opening.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
k = knit
p = purl
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over


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