Baby Kimono

For My New Nephew

This little ensemble is for my brother’s new son — so weird to say that. The sweater is the One-Piece Baby Kimono from Mason-Dixon Knitting. I got the organic cotton yarn on sale last year. I intended to make the urchins summer sweaters. It was the perfect yarn for this little kimono. The pants are navy-blue linen trimmed with a milk bottle cap print. I sewed grosgrain ribbon to the sweater for the ties and added a bit of the ribbon with a snap on the inside edge too. Everything is newborn sized so hopefully I’ll get to see the little guy in it soon.

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13 Responses to “Baby Kimono”


  1. 4 Katie July 21, 2008 at 7:37 pm

    oh, it is adorable! I’m knitting a baby kimono right now, so I’m glad to see how yours came out!

  2. 5 amandajean July 21, 2008 at 7:38 pm

    that is the sweetest boy outfit ever!

  3. 6 sue July 21, 2008 at 8:52 pm

    Oh so adorable and it matches the pants perfectly too.

  4. 7 martha July 21, 2008 at 9:39 pm

    super cute.
    and garter stitch really stretches, so hopefully he won’t grow out of this too fast.

  5. 8 Jennifer July 21, 2008 at 9:44 pm

    That is flippin’ adorable! I made that kimono myself for a friend 🙂

  6. 9 Liz July 21, 2008 at 9:54 pm

    Very sweet! I love the color.

  7. 10 melssa f. July 21, 2008 at 10:08 pm

    very cute. i love love little pants like that.

    augie is breaking in his sweater 🙂 it’s so nice… i’ll post a pic soon.

  8. 11 Angela July 21, 2008 at 10:50 pm

    You can knit simply anything girl!

  9. 12 Sonya July 22, 2008 at 2:53 am

    That is such a wonderful ensemble. Lucky, lucky nephew.

  10. 13 pricklypearbloom July 22, 2008 at 10:16 am

    ooh, that’s great!


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