Gepard Kongming - balloon-sleeved sweater

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Kongming is the name of the Chinese sky lanterns that were among the first designs using hot air to make a man-made object fly, making the Kongming-lantern the ancestor of ballooning.

That is the story behind the name of this balloon-sleeved sweater with a simple lace pattern. It is knitted in Puf, a soft blend of cotton and alpaca, and thus a more summery version of Montgolfier, the first of our sweaters with balloon sleeves.

Sizes
S (M) L [XL] XXL 
Bust:110 (118) 126 [140] 154 cm
Length:45 (46) 48 [50] 52 cm

Yardage: 

Colour A - Puf, balls of 50 g: 6 (6-7) 7 [8] 9

Colour B - CottonWool 3, balls of 50 g: 2 (2) 2 [2] 2

or 

Colour B - Kid Seta, balls of 25 g: 2 (2) 2 [2] 2

Yarn alternatives

Colour A - Puno, balls of 50 g: 6 (6) 7 [7] 8

Colour B - CottonWool 3, balls of 50 g: 2 (2) 2 [2] 2

Puno and CottonWool 3 are the perfect yarn combination for this stitch.

We do not recommend you to use Puno with Kid Seta for this stitch.

 

 

Needles: 
Needles 4½ and 7 mm 

Gauge: 
11 sts x 26 rows on needles 7 mm = 10 x 10 cm

This design is knitted using large needles and an airy yarn. It is therefore especially important that it is washed and put through spin cycle in a laundry wash bag, and dried flat (preferably on a towel).