Short Sleeves with Seed Stitch Details and Button Closures
This kimono top is a captivating take on the classic kimono! The simple lines and seed stitch details make this sure to be a favorite pattern for gift knitting- 3 month size knits up in a weekend!
Knit top down with raglan sleeves, this cute but easy kimono style top knits up quickly in both solid and multi color yarns. Seed stitch details add a delicate touch to the hems. Sizes 3 to 24 months. The short sleeves are perfect for spring and summer, or pair with leggings and a long sleeve shirt in the winter. The kimono is designed to be loose fitting and comfortable to wear, and is fast enough to knit for a quick baby gift. With just two buttons the top is easy to put on- no fussing with zippers, ties, or lots of buttons.
Intermediate- Increase, work in the round
Size 3 (6, 12, 18, 24) months
Actual chest size 16 (17, 18, 19, 20) inches/ 41 (43, 46, 48, 51) cm
Finished Chest Size: 17 (18, 20, 22, 23) inches/ 43 (47, 52, 57, 58) cm around (1-3 inches of ease)
Length: 8.75 (9.25, 10.25, 11.5, 12.25)”/ 22 (23.5, 26, 29, 31) cm from shoulder to hem
See schematic at end of pattern for more sizing info. Shown in size 3 months.
280 (360, 450, 550, 600) yards/ 256 (330, 411, 503, 549) meters DK weight yarn
-US #4/3.5 mm circular needle, or size to get gauge
– US #4/3.5 mm double pointed needles (dpn’s), or size to get gauge
-Needle and matching thread (to sew on buttons)
-Buttons-1/2 inch- 2
-Stitch markers (6)
-Stitch holder or waste yarn (2)
6 st and 8 rows per inch in stockinette stitch.