Crochet Lacy Days Kimono

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The Lacy Days Kimono crochet pattern is a beautifully versatile piece for Spring/Summer. Easy construction is worked in two pieces from the side across and laced up the back. A gorgeous feather belt finishes off the piece. Leave open and wear as a loose crochet cardigan or use as a beach coverup. This soft feminine design is made in Knit Picks / WeCrochet Cotlin. Shown in Marina. Keep scrolling for the free crochet pattern

Lacy Days Kimono

This oversized crochet kimono looks beautiful with any of your Summer outfits! Wear with jeans, shorts a romper or to the beach. The Lacy Days Kimono is an easy crochet coverup pattern and is written in standard American terms. The Crochet Pattern includes sizes XS – 5X. The schematic and lace pattern stitch chart is included with the written PDF.

The Lacy Days Kimono crochet cardigan pattern calls for a US I/9 (5.5mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.

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The lace crochet stitch works up quickly and is easily constructed by working two large rectangular panels!  It’s a simple pattern to crochet in only two pieces.

Lacy Days Kimono

The Yarn

I crochet the Lacy Days Kimono crochet pattern in

Knit Picks/WeCrochet Cotlin DK Weight- 70% Tanguis Cotton, 30% Linen (123 yds/50g) Shown in Marina

Substitutes

Swish DK

Brava Sport

Comfy Worsted (slightly thicker)

Lacy Days Kimono Free Crochet Pattern

Get the PDF on RAVELRY, or ETSY  or the Digital interactive pattern on Ribblr in Spanish and English

Lacy Days Kimono

Yarn Requirements Lacy Days Kimono:

Knit Picks/WeCrochet Cotlin DK Weight- 70% Tanguis Cotton, 30%

Linen (123 yds/50g) Shown in Marina

Size Chart

Crochet Hook Requirements:

US I/9 (5.5mm) or size needed to obtain gauge

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Additional Supplies:

Tapestry Needle

Stitch Markers

Scissors

Measuring Tape

Garment Tags

Leather Rivets

Blocking Mat and Pins

Steamer

Gauge:

15 sts and 9 rows equal to 4″ in pattern

Swatch – Ch 23 and follow stitch pattern Rows 1-7, Blocked Dimensions 5.25w x 3.5h”

Video:

Watch how to crochet the Lacy Days Kimono on YouTube

Abbreviations

Ch – Chain

Dc – Double Crochet

Pm – Place Marker

Rep – Repeat

RS – Right Side

Sc – Single Crochet

Sk – Skip

Sl St – Slip Stitch

Sp(s) – Space(s)

St(s) – Stitch(es)

WS – Wrong Side

( ) – Work step in parentheses in indicated stitch

[ ] – Work step in brackets number of times indicated

Lacy Days Kimono

Construction

The Lacy Days Kimono is worked in 2 pieces from the side across. Make 2 large rectangles and lace the back together. The pattern is written for the smallest size with larger sizes in parentheses ( ). Step by step video tutorial is provided on our YouTube channel for M-XL size. This is an oversized piece. Choose size based on desired finished dimensions.

Special Stitches

Stitch (ch 1) – In indicated stitch, work 1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc, all in the same st.

V Stitch (ch 2) – In indicated stitch, work 1 dc, ch 2, 1 dc, all in the same st.

2 Dc Cluster Stitch – Yo (yarn over), go through indicated stitch and pull up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops, yo, going through the same st, pull up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops, yo, pull through all 3 loops on the hook.

3 Dc Cluster Stitch – Yo (yarn over), go through indicated stitch and pull up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops, *yo, going through the same st, pull up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops; rep from *[1 more time], yo, pull through all 4 loops on the hook.

Lacy Days Kimono

Copyright

This pattern is the sole property of MJ’s Off the Hook Designs. This pattern is copyright protected and cannot be copied or reproduced in any way. You are welcome to sell your finished items from this pattern. I require a reference or link for my design. My photos are copyright protected and are not to be used to sell your items.

Rectangle Panel – Make 2

XS-S (M-XL, 2X-3X, 4X-5X)

Row 1 (WS): Ch 215 (227, 239, 239), work 1 dc in 7th ch from hook, *ch 1, sk ch, work 1 dc in next ch; rep from * across, turn—211 (223, 235, 235) sts.

Row 2 (RS): Ch 1 (not included as a st here and throughout), work 1 sc in first dc, *work 1 sc in ch-1 sp, work 1 sc in dc; rep from * across, ending with 2 sc in turning ch, turn—211 (223, 235, 235) sts.

Row 3: Ch 4 (counts as 1 dc, ch 1), work 1 dc first st, *ch 2, sk 2 sts, work 1 sc in next st, ch 2, sk 2 sts, work V st (ch 2) next st; rep from * across, ending with V st (ch 1), turn—36 (38, 40, 40) V sts.

Row 4: Ch 3 (counts as first dc of cluster), (work 2 dc cluster, ch 1, work 3 dc cluster) in first ch-1 sp, ch 1, * work (3 dc cluster, ch 1, 3 dc cluster, ch 1, 3 dc cluster) in ch-2 sp, ch 1; rep from * across, end with, work (2 dc cluster, ch 1, 2 dc cluster) in last ch-1 sp, turn—36 (38, 40, 40) cluster shells.

Row 5: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), work 1 dc in cluster, * ch 1, work 1 dc in next cluster; rep from * across, turn—211 (223, 235, 235) sts.

Rows 6- 29 (33, 37, 41): Rep Rows 2-5 [6 (7, 8, 9) times].

Row 30 (34, 38, 42): Rep Row 2, Fasten off and weave in ends.

Block

Use a blocking mat and pins. Dampen garment and pin piece to measurements. Allow to fully dry. Each panel will measure 14 (16, 18, 20)” x 57 (60, 63, 63)”.

Lacy Days Kimono

Seaming Back

Lay the rectangle panels side by side RS facing upwards. Place the final Row to the inside and Row 1 of each panel to the outside. The back is seamed in shoe lace style leaving a .75″ lace opening. For each panel pm in 105 (111, 117, 117) st (back), leaving 106 (112, 118, 118) sts for the front of the piece. Double-check count for accuracy.

Cut a piece of yarn 300″ in length. Weave each end of the yarn with a yarn needle through marked sts. Make sure that the yarn is pulled through evenly. Lace-up the back. The last few stitches gradually lace so that it tightens, closing in the gap. See the video for a demonstration.

Seaming Sides

RS facing fold coverup in half at shoulders. Line up the sides for seaming. Make sure all the shells and dc sts are perfectly lined up. Leave a 5 (6, 6, 6)” opening at the bottom of coverup, pm. Leave 9 (10, 11, 12)” opening for arms, pm. When seaming go through dc st, and ch-1 sp on each side.

Belt

Cut 3 pieces of yarn 240 (240, 300, 360)” in length, making a belt approximately 50 (50, 60, 70)” long. Use all 3 strands with a 5.5mm hook and make a long chain. leave a starting and finishing tail of approx. 8″. Tail is used as the base for the feather. With tails make a knot leaving approx. 2.5″ space between belt chain and knot. Cut 48 pieces of yarn 8″ in length per feather (96 total). Knot 2 pieces together, alternate knot direction. Fill in the 2.5″ gap, and cut more pieces if needed. Watch the Video tutorial for a knotting demonstration.

Trim to make a feather shape or cut out a cardboard template. Tape the top of the feather to the template and trim the feather.

Weave the belt through cluster shells. Count shells up from the bottom and across from the opening so that belt is positioned evenly. Do the same for the back. The belt placement can easily be adjusted for size. Shown 11 shells from the bottom and 5 shells from the inside edge/back seam. Steam to finish.

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Lacy Days Kimono

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