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from Universal Yarn
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Kyoto

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • p5tog (purl five together)

Pattern Description:

The wide, comfortable sleeves of this elegant sweater are reminiscent of a Japanese kimono.

Pattern contains a schematic.

This pattern is also available as part of Yumiko Alexander's Warm Earth Book One.


26 sts and 29 rows = 4" in Stitch Pattern A
221/2 sts and 29 rows = 4" in Stitch Patterns B and C

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes: Small (Medium, Large, X-Large, 2X)
  • Bust (closed): 41 (441/4, 471/2, 503/4, 54)"
  • Length: 24 (24, 251/2, 251/2, 27)"


  • 8 (8, 9, 9, 10) balls Universal Yarn Deluxe Worsted #91477 Red Oak
  • Needles: US 7 (4.5mm) needles or size to obtain gauge

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch Markers
  • Stitch Holders
  • one extra needle for 3-needle bind-off
  • US G-6 (4mm) crochet hook
  • Tapestry Needle

Suggested yarn:

2000 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Universal Yarn Deluxe Worsted


#91477 Red Oak

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