Lion Brand® Baby’s First Jasmine Kimono
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Lion Brand® Baby’s First Jasmine Kimono


This “oh so cute” kimono is a must-have for your little one’s wardrobe.
Designed by Lion Brand®
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Lion Brand® Baby’s First (Art. #925) #103 Fairy Tale 2 (3, 3) balls or color of your choice
  • Lion Brand® Knitting Needles size 10 (6mm)
  • Lion Brand® Crochet Hook size J-10 (6mm)
  • Lion Brand® Stitch Holder
  • Lion Brand® Large-Eyed Blunt Needle
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Sizes
12-18 months (2 yrs, 3 yrs)


Step: 2

Finished Chest
23 (24½, 26) in. (58.5 (62, 66) cm)


Step: 3

Finished Length
12 (13, 14) in. (30.5 (33, 35.5) cm)


Step: 4

Gauge
12 sts + 18 rows = 4 in. (10cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS). BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.


Step: 5

Notes
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.


Step: 6

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


Step: 7

Back
Cast on 35 (37, 39) sts. Work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) until piece measures 7 (7½, 8) in. (18 (19, 20.5) cm) from beg, end with a WS row.


Step: 8

Shape Sleeves
Cast on 10 (11, 12) sts at beg of next 2 rows - 55 (59, 63) sts.


Step: 9

Continue in St st, until piece measures 11½ (12½, 13½) in. (29 (32, 34.5) cm) from beg, end with a WS row.


Step: 10

Shape Neck
Next Row (RS): K21 (22, 23) sts and place stitches on holder for Right Front, join 2nd ball of yarn and bind off next 13 (15, 17) sts for Back neck, k to end for Left Front.


Step: 11

Left Front
Working on 21 (22, 23) sts of Left Front only, work 5 more rows in St st.


Step: 12

Next Row (RS): K2, yo, knit to end - 22 (23, 24) sts at end of this row.


Step: 13

Next Row: Purl to last 2 sts, yo, p2 - 23 (24, 25) sts at end of this row. Rep last 2 rows until Sleeve measures 10 (11, 12) in. (25.5 (28, 30.5) cm) from cast-on edge, end with a RS row.


Step: 14

Shape Sleeve
Next Row (WS): Bind off 10 (11, 12) sts, purl to last 2 sts, yo, p2. Continue in St st working yo increases at neck edge every row until there are 34 (36, 38) sts on needle.


Step: 15

Continue even in St st until piece measures 24 (26, 28) in. (61 (66, 71) cm) from beg, end with a WS row. Bind off.


Step: 16

Right Front
From WS, place Right Front stitches back on needle. Beg with a WS row, work 5 more rows in St st.


Step: 17

Next Row (RS): Knit to last 2 sts, yo, k2 - 22 (23, 24) sts at end of this row.


Step: 18

Next Row: P2, yo, purl to end - 23 (24, 25) sts at end of this row. Rep last 2 rows until Sleeve measures 10 (11, 12) in. (25.5 (28, 30.5) cm) from cast-on edge, end with a WS row.


Step: 19

Shape Sleeve
Next Row (WS): Bind off 10 (11, 12) sts, knit to last 2 sts, yo, k2. Continue in St st working yo increases at neck edge every row until there are 34 (36, 38) sts on needle. Continue even in St st until piece measures 24 (26, 28) in. (61 (66, 71) cm) from beg, end with a WS row.


Step: 20

Bind off.


Step: 21

Ties: Using crochet hook, join yarn with sl st at lower end of Right Front neck shaping. Work a ch about 10 in. (25.5cm) long for Tie. Fasten off. Join yarn with sl st at lower end of Left Front neck shaping. Work a ch about 24 in. (61 cm) long for Tie. Fasten off.


Step: 22

Finishing: Fold piece in half at shoulder. Sew side and Sleeve seams, leaving 1/2 in. (1.5cm) unsewn on right side seam 6 (6½, 7) in. (15 (16.5, 18) cm) up from lower edge for Tie opening. Weave in ends.


Step: 23

Abbreviations
beg = begin(ning)
ch = chain
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat
RS = right side
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
St st = stockinette stitch
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over


Tips

Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.