Add some crochet fashion to your wardrobe by making the Courtney Kimono Cardigan. This easy-fitting cardigan is crocheted from the top down. You can fit the sweater as you make it, creating the degree of fitting ease you desire for comfort and style. Since you fit the sweater as you go, Courtney Kimono Cardigan can be made in any size from extra small to extra large. This beautiful cardigan sweater uses an open stitch design that really shows off the yarn you choose for the project. Choose a chunky, weight category 5, yarn with a size L crochet hook to get just the right amount of space between the stitches. A natural variegated yarn looks nice with this sweater, but you can also choose a solid color to create a dramatic effect.
Courtney Kimono Cardigan is a striking crochet sweater that will be an asset to your wardrobe. The open stitch work and shaping fit as you go method makes this an intermediate level pattern. Start at the neckline of this sweater and make the sleeve and body length as long as needed for the best fit. The instructions are easy to follow and walk you through how to make it fit any woman's size from Small to XL. Courtney Kimono Cardigan looks beautiful when paired with a classic black dress or skirt. The versatility of this jacket also means it pairs well with jeans or a casual outfit. The features and styling of the Courtney is all the reason you need to crochet this sweater.
Courtney can be made with any chunky (weight category 5) yarn. Garment shown in photo is made with a size L crochet hook and Premier Yarns' Serenity Chunky in Red Bayou. Yarn amounts are approximate and depend upon length, width of custom fit and length of sleeves.
Skill level: intermediate
May be made in any size.
Size Small oversized = size 14/16/18 closer fitting (size shown in photo) requires about 635 yards.
Size Medium/Large oversized = size 20/22/24 closer fitting requires about 850 yards.
Size XL oversized = size 26/28/30 closer fitting requires about 1100 yards.
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