KOKOMO SLEEVES ENGLISH
Kokomo Sleeves pattern (english)
Kokomo Sleeves is an extra cropped model in a delicate mesh stitch pattern with a tight fit around the shoulders and upper arms. It is worked from the top down. First of it is worked back and forth while at the same time shaping the neckline and the shoulders working increases. At the bottom of the neckline the garment is joined and worked in the round while the rest of the decreases around the shoulder seams are worked. Now the back and the front are worked individually in order to shape the armholes. At the bottom of the armholes the garment is joined again and worked in the round. The body is finished with an i-cord trim. Stitches for the sleeves are knit up along the armhole and the sleeves are worked straight down in the round and finished with an i-cord trim. Finally stitches along the neckline are knit up and an i-cord trim is worked.
Choice of size
The Sleeves have a positive ease of 0-6 / 0-10 cm. This means you should choose a size measuring 0-6 cm more than your chest circumference if you are a size XS-L, and 0-10 cm more than your chest circumference if you are a size XL-XXXL. If your chest measures 96 cm, you should choose a size M with a circumference of 100 cm.
Size XS (S) M (L) XL (XXL) XXXL
Fits chest measuring 78-85 (86-92) 93-100 (101-107) 108-117 (118-128) 128-138 cm
Circumference 85 (92) 100 (107,5) 117,5 (127,5) 137,5 cm
Knitting gauge 12 stitches • 18 rows in pattern on a 8 mm needle = 10 • 10 cm
Suggested needles Circular needle 8 mm (40 and 80-100 cm, and double pointed needles unless the magic loop method is being used)
Materials 1 strand of Merino Fingering (100 g/ 400 m) fx Organic Merino from Kaos Yarn or 1 strand Alpaca Sock from Siestoe Fibres or 1 strand of Merino Pearl (50 g / 233 m) from Smuksak
held together with 1 strand of Brushed Suri (100 g/ 400 m) from Schwedenrot Yarns or Siestoe Fibres or 2 strands of Kimsa (25 g / 200 m) from Smuksak
Merino fingering 100 (100) 100 (150) 150 (200) 200 g
Brushed Suri or Kimsa 100 (100) 100 (150) 150 (200) 200 g