DIY Kit - Cable Dickie - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Cable Dickie
This dickie is worked top-down. It is worked in the round for the neck, then stitches are placed on hold for the back panel while the front panel is knitted flat. Then the back panel is worked flat.
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16” (41 cm)
11” (28 cm)
9.5” (24 cm)
PLEASE NOTE: Length is measured from the bottom of the neckline to the hem.
- 2 balls Loopy Mango Merino No. 5 Yarn 74 yds 68 m | 150 g 5.3 oz each, 100% merino wool
- Size US 17 (12 mm) circular needles 20'' (50 cm) in length - OPTIONAL
- Size US 19 (15 mm) circular needles 20'' (50 cm) in length - OPTIONAL
- Size US 19 (15 mm) cable needle - OPTIONAL
- Loopy Mango project bag
NOTE: A tapestry needle may be helpful when seaming and securing all loose ends.
Care: Dry clean or hand wash cold, lay flat to dry. Please test any washing/drying method on a small swatch to ensure you like the end result. Note that exposing wool to heat (hot water) or agitation (machine washing) will cause it to felt.
Fiber Content Note: Merino No. 5 TWEED colors Blacksmith, Flamingo, Blue Lagoon and Stardust have different fiber content: 80% Merino Wool, 14% Wool, 6% Viscose
Yarn made in Italy, kit assembled in the USA.
Shown in TWEED-Blacksmith, Vintage Blush, and Lavender.
The Cable Dickie also features a technique new to Loopy Mango projects: twisted cables. If this kind of cablework is unfamiliar, be sure to watch our brand new video tutorials below to learn the basics.