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Beginner Knit Baby Kimono


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Who doesn't enjoy free knitting patterns for babies? If you've never learned how to make baby clothes before, this Beginner Knit Baby Kimono is a great pattern to try. Knit completely in the garter stitch, this soft kimono looks far more complicated that it is. Get plenty of practice using the knit stitch in this cute pattern that offers minimal seaming.  It can be daunting to take up knitting for beginners, but soon you'll be ready to move onto bigger, more advanced patterns after knitting up this adorable sweater.

Beginner Knit Baby Kimono


Knitting Needle Size: 6 or 4 mm

Yarn Weight: (3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)

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Can the pattern be cast on all at the same time and knitted together on a circular needle? I'm using Jacquard yarn and it seems easier to do all three sections at one time.

Thankyou for the response to how to do the seams. I now want to make a newborn or 3 month size. Does anyone know how to do the recalculations?

I am finishing this pattern up but have a question. When it says to sew seams together does it mean to use a darning needle and the yarn or a needle and thread? Obviously I have never done this!

It would be a rare occasion that you would use a needle and thread on a knit project-thread just would not hold. when it states to sew seams together, it means to hand sew them with a large eye blunt needle (yarn needle) and the yarn you used to make the project becomes the "thread". This does seem a little daunting at first, but you'll have the hang of it in no time-hope this helps. Happy Knitting.

I am a beginner at knitting and I don't know all the abbreviations of knitting and how to do them. I need help or somewhere to go on the internet for help.

Go to In the search line type in "knitting" and you will find all kinds of instructions.

Go to the shop where you bought the yarn and ask. Better still, take a class. You'll find it easier to learn how to do it best the first time. If they're not helpful, and you're not sure where to go, ask around.

It's a great sweater. Very easy and quick and just beautiful!

It's nice kimono. Thank you.

I want to make this kimono. My granddaughter's chest size is 26 and she is 6 years old. How can I make a larger kimono? How many stitches would I need to knit with? Thank you.


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