My KNIT Kimono Block

My KNIT Kimono Block

The catwalk is full of knit garments with kimono style sleeves and that’s all the motivation I need to make this post about drafting your own Knit Kimono Block.  I’ve put together a detailed worksheet taking you though all the stages of the pattern making process.  

This worksheet is available here.  You’ll start the process with a fully tested and verified Womens Knit Block, also available on the website.  The most important thing to remember is that my knit block is a close fitting block that is suited to two-way stretch (four-way stretch in the US) knit fabrics.  If you’re after a looser fit in your patterns and blocks you can loosen the fit of the knit block or you can use a block that is one or two sizes larger than usual.
Many of my #PatternPuzzles are based on the Knit Kimono block:
Using my recently released Womens Knit Block, you can make your own Knit Kimono Block.


The Knit Kimono Block

Take one studio faro knit block set, using one size up from your usual,


Join my Facebook Pattern Making Group, STUDIO FARO MAKERS, and together the community will solve fitting, cutting, and making issues.

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