Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Baby Kimono
Lion Brand® Babysoft®
Pattern Number: L10465 The adjustable fit of this wrap sweater makes it a great gift for little ones who never seem to stop growing.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: Varies
12-18 months (2 years, 3 years) Finished Chest 23 (24, 26) in. (58.5 (61, 66) cm) Finished Length 11 (13, 14) in. (28 (33, 35.5) cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

920-218 Babysoft Yarn: Pastel Print

Pastel yellow, lilac, and sky blue


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 12.98
Alternative Quantity: 2, 2

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Estimated Price: $ 2.49


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

GAUGE:
16 1/2 sc = 4 in. (10 cm). 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 from lower back edge up to sleeve.

Sts are then added to both sides for sleeves and work continues up to back neck.

The piece is then divided and the fronts worked separately, one at a time.


INSTRUCTIONS



KIMONO Back Ch 47 (50, 55).

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across - 46 (49, 54) sc at the end of this row.

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.Rep Row 2 until piece measures 6 (7 1/2, 8) in.

(15 (19, 20.5) cm) from beg.





Shape Sleeves Row 1: Ch 14 (15, 16) for first sleeve, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch and sc across - 59 (63, 69) sts at the end of this row.

Row 2: Ch 14 (15, 16) for second sleeve, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch and sc across - 72 (77, 84) sts at the end of this row.

Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.Rep Row 3 until piece measures 10 1/2 (12 1/2, 13 1/2) in.

(26.5 (32, 34.5) cm) from beg.





Divide for Neck and Fronts First Front Row 1: Ch 1, turn, sc in first 26 (28, 31) sts; leave rem sts unworked for back neck and second front - 26 (28, 31) sts at the end of this row.

Rows 2-5: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.

Row 6: Ch 1, turn, sc in first st, 2 sc in next st, sc in each st across - 27 (29, 32) sts at the end of this row.

Place marker at beg of this row for neck edge.

Row 7: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st to last 2 sts, 2 sc in next sc, sc in last st - 28 (30, 33) sts at the end of this row.Rep Rows 6 and 7 until piece measures 10 (11, 12) in.

(25.5 (28, 30.5) cm) from beg of sleeve.

End at marked neck edge.





Shape Sleeve Row 1: Ch 1, turn, sc in first st, 2 sc in next st, sc in each st across to last 13 (14, 15) sts; leave rem sts unworked.

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st to last 2 sts, 2 sc in next sc, sc in last st.

Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in first st, 2 sc in next st, sc in each st across.

Rep Rows 2 and 3 until there are 46 (49, 54) sts.

Next Row: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.Rep last row until first front measures same as back (fold piece in half to check length).

Fasten off.





Second Front Skip next 20 (21, 22) unworked sts following Row 1 of first front, join yarn with sl st in next st.

Row 1: Ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in each st across - 26 (28, 31) sts at the end of this row.

Rows 2-5: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.

Row 6: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st to last 2 sts, 2 sc in next sc, sc in last st - 27 (29, 32) sts at the end of this row.

Row 7: Ch 1, turn, sc in first st, 2 sc in next st, sc in each st across - 28 (30, 33) sts at the end of this row.

Place marker at beg of this row for neck edge.Rep last 2 rows until piece measures 10 (11, 12) in.

(25.5 (28, 30.5) cm) from beg of sleeve.

End at marked neck edge.





Shape Sleeve Row 1: Ch 1, turn, sc in first st, 2 sc in next st, sc in each st across to last 13 (14, 15) sts; leave rem sts unworked.

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st to last 2 sts, 2 sc in next sc, sc in last st.

Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in first st, 2 sc in next st, sc in each st across.

Rep Rows 2 and 3 until there are 46 (49, 54) sts.

Next Row: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.Rep last row until second front measures same as first front.

Fasten off.





Ties Join yarn with sl st at end of right front neck shaping.

Work a ch 10 in.

(25.5 cm) long for Tie.

Fasten off.

Join yarn with sl st at end of left front neck shaping.

Work a ch 24 in.

(61 cm) long for Tie.

Fasten off.

Finishing Fold piece in half along shoulder.

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

(1.5 cm) unsewn on right side seam 5 (6 1/2, 7) in.

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

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
t-ch = turning chain
tog = together
tr = treble (triple) crochet
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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