Knit Kimono Too: Simple Designs to Mix, Match, and Layer

Knit Kimono Too: Simple Designs to Mix, Match,

In Knit Kimono Too, best-selling author and knitwear designer Vicki Square returns with more than 20 brand-new Asian-inspired designs that flatter all body types. You'll discover garments including tops, tunics, and vests that blend traditional inspiration with projects that contemporary knitters can't resist. Knit Kimono Too focuses on lighter weight knits for layering, plus unique stitch patterns, colorwork, and openwork designs, in addition to innovative shaping, interesting closures and edgings, and clever knitting techniques.Vicki also demonstrates the special techniques and stitches that make these garments so elegantly wearable, including two-color slip stitch, surface embroidery, two-hand stranded colorwork, garter-stitch shortrows, attaching knitted cord, making origami folds, double knitting, and more.

  • ASIN: B00DH4102I

Knitting Gifts for Baby

Knitting Gifts for

In Knitting Gifts for Baby, Mel Clark has created a timeless collection of baby knits. Her unique designs are both eye-catching and practical, with patterns for newborns through to toddlers. A wrap for a newborn in deliciously soft organic cotton, a cute fishing vest with lots of pockets, for the toddler who likes to collect "treasure" and an easy cardigan knit from the top down that requires almost no finishing are just a few of the patterns that will appeal to knitters, both new and experienced. What better way to celebrate a new arrival, or a first or second birthday for that matter, than with a unique knitted gift made just for Baby?

  • Brand: Trafalgar Square Books
  • ASIN: 1570765545
  • UPC: 499991621033

Make Your Own Japanese Clothes: Patterns and Ideas for Modern Wear

Make Your Own Japanese Clothes: Patterns and Ideas

Classical elegance. Loose-fitting comfort. Versatility. Functional design. These are just some of the reasons why traditional Japanese clothes have captured the imagination of modern fashion designers and stylish dressers around the world.Making Japanese clothes is surprisingly simple. Patterns consist of virtually all straight lines, and the non-body-conforming shapes require no darts, buttonholes, or zippers.Here, in this creative sourcebook, is all the information you need to sew authentic Japanese clothes or to design your own Japan-inspired fashions: · Step-by-step instructions for making 14 select traditional garments, from the luxurious wedding rove and the classic kimono to the informal hanten jacket and practical field pants · Detailed patterns that can be adjusted to fit any size · An introduction to the basic building blockssleeve shapes, collars, hems, linings, and paddingso creative sewers can design their own fashions · Over 40 sketches with many more suggestions for modern variations on the classic garments · A choice of authentic Japanese techniques or simplified methods that achieve the same look · How to use any width fabric, whether narrow Japanese fabric or standard Western widths · Sources of Japanese fabric and sewing accessories · Care and storage ...

  • Brand: Brand: Kodansha USA
  • ASIN: 087011865X

Knit Kimono


From casual to formal, the kimono shape has endured for centuries as an internationally recognized icon of Japanese life and culture. With 18 original designs, each a knitted interpretation of a traditional kimono style, this handbook makes knitting homemade kimonos deceptively easy. Projects are based on rectangular forms that require very little shaping, and are ideal first-garment projects for knitters wanting to venture beyond scarves. Clever details in stitch patterns and edgings, such as the use of silk, linen, and bamboo yarns, add sophistication and elegance to even the simplest designs. The flattering drape and luxurious style of the kimono will appeal to veteran and beginning knitters alike.

  • Brand: Interweave Press
  • ASIN: 1931499896

Sky Baby Kimono Knitting Pattern

Sky Baby Kimono Knitting

Short Sleeves with Seed Stitch Details and Button ClosuresThis 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. LevelIntermediate- Increase, work in the roundSizeSize 3 (6, 12, 18, 24) monthsActual chest size 16 (17, 18, 19, 20) inches/ 41 (43, 46, 48, 51) cmFinished 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 hemSee schematic at end of pattern for more sizing info. Shown in size 3 months.Yarn280 (360, 450, 550, 600) yards/ 256 (330, 411, 503, 549) meters DK weight yarnMaterials-US #4/3...

  • ASIN: B005CXE0EM



A great pattern from 1916. I love the idea of adding silk. I'm keeping my eyes open for just the right fabric.Great to wear either at home or to a farmers market on a chilly fall weekend!

  • ASIN: B003U6ZJZC

Kimono Cardigan Knitting Pattern

Kimono Cardigan Knitting

This beautiful little jacket has short sleeves, a high neckline, and a short waist knit in garter stitch. The body is knit in stockinet stitch. The sleeves are angle inset to give the cardigan beautiful detailing and a gorgeous fall. This cardigan was created by a designer in Lyon, France.The pattern is written for sizes 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10 years old. To complete this project, you will need to know how to cast on stitches, knit stitches, purl stitches, cast off stitches, yarn over, knit two stitches together (k2tog), slip, knit and pass over stitches (skpo), and pick up and knit stitches. The 6 year old sweater will take an average knitter about 15 hours to complete.The model was knit in size 6 years old in Bergere de France Cocoon, color Begonia. It is worn by my daughter Angelique at age 4 ½ years (she is tall for her age).Materials for sizes 2 / 4 (6 / 8 / 10) years:4 / 5 (5 / 6 / 7) skeins of worsted weight yarn (70 m or 76 yards equals 50g or 1 ¾ oz)Size 5.5 mm or US 9 needles5 / 6 (7 / 8 / 9) large buttonsMatching threadDarning and sewing needles

  • ASIN: B00J2VWTS4 Knitting Pattern: Cuffed Lace Kimono in DK Weight Yarn Knitting Pattern: Cuffed Lace Kimono in DK

The inspiration for this Cuffed Lace Kimono for knitters came from Elizabeth Ann White's Bella Crochet Quick and Easy Crochet Cape with Cuffs. Worked in an impressive, but simple, lace pattern, this luxurious wrap makes a beautiful project for yourself, or to give to a friend!


Infant's Knitted Kimono - Columbia No. 3. Vintage Knitting Pattern [Annotated]

Infant's Knitted Kimono - Columbia No. 3. Vintage

Easy baby sweater. Very old pattern. Clear instructions.

  • ASIN: B004W48N8Q

Infant's Knitted Kimono - Columbia No. 2. Vintage Knitting Pattern [Annotated]

Infant's Knitted Kimono - Columbia No. 2. Vintage

Easy baby sweater. Very old pattern. Clear instructions.

  • ASIN: B004W48N1S
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