Blueberry Fields Kimono

This kimono-shaped cardigan is worked from side to side, with all the pieces crocheted individually and then seamed. With ¾ length sleeves, this cardi is the perfect piece for those chillier summer nights.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: Finished Bust Size = 34 (38, 50, 54, 58)” to fit bust 32 (36, 46, 50, 54)”; Shown in size 34”

Gauge: 20 sc = 4″ after blocking

Materials

Yarn: Bernat Satin (100% acrylic; 163 yards [149 meters]/100 grams): Teal (7 (8, 9, 11, 12) balls)
Hooks: US size H/8 (5.0 mm) hook
Notions: Tapestry needle

Abbreviations

FPDC: Work dc around the post of the st in row below from front of work.
BPDC: Work dc around the post of the st in row below from back of work.

Special Stitches

2X2 Rib – Multiple of 4 sts +2

Row 1: Dc in 3rd ch from hook, dc in every ch across.
Row 2: Ch 2, FPDC in next st, (BPDC in next st) twice, (FPDC in next st) twice; rep from *. End with dc in last st.
Repeat row 2 for pattern. 

Waves Pattern – Multiple of 16 + 1 Chains

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in every ch across.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each of the next 2 sc, * ch 1, skip next sc, hdc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc, dc in next sc, (ch 1, skip next sc, tr in next sc) twice, ch 1, skip next sc, dc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc, hdc in next sc, (ch 1, skip next sc, sc in next sc) twice; repeat from *. End last repeat with sc in each of last 2 sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 3: Sc in each of next 2 sc, * ch 1, hdc in next hdc, ch 1, dc in next dc, (ch 1, tr in next tr) twice, ch 1, dc in next dc, ch 1, hdc in next hdc, (ch 1, sc in next sc) twice; repeat from *. End last repeat with sc in each of last 2 sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 4: Sc in every st across including the ch-1-sps. Ch 1, turn.
Row 5: Sc in every sc across. Ch 4, turn.
Row 6: Tr in next sc, * ch 1, skip next sc, dc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc, hdc in next sc, (ch 1, skip next sc, dc in next sc) twice, ch 1, skip next sc, hdc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc, dc in next sc, (ch 1, skip next sc, tr in next sc) twice; repeat from *. End last repeat with tr in each of last 2 sc. Ch 4, turn.
Row 7: Tr in next tr, * ch 1, dc in next dc, ch 1, hdc in next hdc, (ch 1, sc in next sc) twice, ch 1, hdc in next hdc, ch 1, dc in next dc, (ch 1, tr in next tr) twice; repeat from *. End last repeat with tr in each of last 2 tr. Ch 1, turn.
Row 8: Sc in every st across including the ch-1-sps. Ch 1, turn.
Row 9: Sc in every sc across. Ch 1, turn.
Repeat row 2-9 for pattern. 

Pattern

Right Sleeve

Ch 98.
Rows 1-3: Work as 2X2 rib.
Rows 4-33: Repeat Waves pattern, 3 times then work the pattern until end of row 6. 

Right Side of Body

Sizes Small, Medium
Row 34: Work as row 7 then ch 65.
Row 35: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in every ch, then work as row 8. Ch 65, turn. (224 sts)
Row 36: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in every ch, then work as row 9.
Rows 37-52: Repeat Waves pattern on all sts twice. 

Sizes Large, 1x
Row 34: Work as row 7 then ch 65.
Row 35: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in every ch, then work as row 8. Ch 65, turn. (224 sts)
Row 36: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in every ch, then work as row 9.
Rows 37-60: Repeat Waves pattern on all sts 3 times. 

Size 2x
Row 34: Work as row 7 then ch 65.
Row 35: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in every ch, then work as row 8. Ch 65, turn. (224 sts)
Row 36: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in every ch, then work as row 9.
Rows 37-68: Repeat Waves pattern on all sts 4 times. 

Back

Size Small, Large
Work on next 112 sts only.
Rows 53-71: Repeat Waves pattern twice then work rows 2-4. Ch 114, turn. 

Size Medium
Work on next 112 sts only.
Rows 53-79: Repeat Waves pattern 3 times then work rows 2-4. Ch 114, turn.
For the rest of the body, left side and left sleeve, work as size small. 

Sizes 1x, 2x
Work on next 112 sts only.
Rows 61-87: Repeat Waves pattern 3 times then work rows 2-4. Ch 114, turn. 

Left Side of Body

Sizes Small, Medium
Row 72: Sc in every ch across then work as row 5.
Rows 73-87: Work as Waves pattern starting with row 6.
Row 88: Work as row 4 on next 160 sts. 

Sizes Large, 1x
Row 88: Sc in every ch across then work as row 5.
Rows 89-109: Work as Waves pattern starting with row 6.
Row 110: Work as row 4 on next 160 sts.
For the left sleeve work as left sleeve below. 

Size 2x
Row 96: Sc in every ch across then work as row 5.
Rows 97-1117: Work as Waves pattern starting with row 6.
Row 118: Work as row 4 on next 160 sts.
For the left sleeve work as left sleeve below. 

Left Sleeve

Row 89: Work as row 5 on next 96 sts.
Rows 90-121: Work as Waves pattern starting with row 6.
Rows 122-124: Work as 2×2 rib. Fasten off. 

Finishing

Sew the sleeve seams and side seams.

Bottom Edge

Row 1: Ch 1, sc in the side of each sc, and 3 sc in the side of each tr. Turn.
Rows 2-4: Ch 1, sc in every sc across row. Turn.

Neckband

Start from left front edge.
Row 1: Ch 3, dc in every sc on both fronts, sc in the side of every sc and 3 sc in the side of every tr in back of the neck. Turn.
Rows 2-9: Work as 2×2 rib. Fasten off.
Block kimono to size. yarn ball

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