Gepard Kongming – balloon-sleeved sweater D
The knitting pattern Kongming is an oversize sweater in a easy lace pattern with balloon sleeves. It's a summery version of Montgolfier, but Kongming is worked on needles 5,5 mm for the ribbing and needle 7 mm for the lace pattern. Kongming is knitted in Puf, a soft and airy blend of cotton and alpaca and.
The pattern name is inspired by one of the first man-made designs to use hot air for the purpose of flight were the Chinese lanterns called Kongming. Kongming-lanterns are therefore one ot the first step on the ladder of ballooning history.
Language: Danish and English