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Wave and Dimple Kimono

An abundance of cables give this kimino a rich texture and dimpled look.

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Sharon Shoji works the Wave and Dimple Kimono in two pieces—an upper body worked from cuff to cuff, and a lower body worked from the hem up. The closely set cables of this fabric have a secret: Twelve stitches are reduced to six for the crossings, creating a gentle dimple above and below the twist.


Finished Size 47½ (53½ , 60)" bust circumference, to fit sizes 33–42 (39–48, 46–55)". Sweater shown measures 47½ ", modeled on 34" actual bust.

Yarn Trendsetter Yarns Merino VIII (100% superwash merino; 98 yd [90 m]/50 g): #7440 dark teal, 17 (19, 23) balls.

Yarn Weight #4 - Medium

Needles Size 8 (5 mm): 29–36" circular (cir), depending on size. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); coil-less safety pins; stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 21 sts and 26 rows = 4" in patt.

Originally Published
Interweave Knits Winter 2009

SKU: EP2102

Author/Speaker/Editor: Sharon Shoji

Format: eProject