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DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater - Merino No. 5

DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater - Merino No. 5

Vendor
Loopy Mango
Regular price
$221.00
Sale price
$221.00
Unit price
per 

DIY Kit - Striped Top Down Sweater in Merino No. 5

This sweater is worked in the round from the neck to the armholes, then stitches are placed on hold for the sleeves while the body is worked in the round to the bottom edge. When the body is complete, the sleeves are worked in the round to the cuff.

Level: Intermediate

Sizes: S - XL

Scroll right to see full chart:

Size

Yarn Amount

Width

Length

Small

5 balls total

2 in C1, 2 in C2, 1 in C3

  21" (53 cm)

  18" (46 cm)

Medium

7 balls total

2 in C1, 3 in C2, 2 in C3

  22" (56 cm)

  19" (48 cm)

 Large

 8 balls total

3 in C1, 3 in C2, 2 in C3

 24.5" (62 cm)

 21" (53 cm)

X-Large

10 balls total

4 in C1, 4 in C2, 2 in C3

  27" (68 cm)

  22" (56 cm)

Kit Contains:

  • Loopy Mango Merino No. 5 Yarn 74 yds 68 m | 150 g 5.3 oz each, 100% merino wool
  • Pattern
  • Loopy Mango project bag
  • Knitting Needles - OPTIONAL

Note: For sleeves you will need to use magic loop method when using size US 19 (15 mm) circular needles 32’’ (80 cm).  For neck you will need to use magic loop method when using size US 17 (12 mm) circular needles 32’’ (80 cm). To avoid magic loop for sleeves and neck you can use an additional size US 19 (15 mm) 20’’ (50 cm) and 17 (12 mm) 20’’ (50 cm)knitting needles.  

For the cuffs you will need to use magic loop method when using size US 19 (15 mm) circular needles 32’’ (80 cm).  To avoid magic loop for cuffs you will need to use an additional set of size US 19 (15 mm) double pointed needles (DPN’s).

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

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.

Yarn made in Italy, kit assembled in the USA.

Shown in TWEED-Blacksmith, Rococo Pink, and Sage (S), Mustard, Purple Rain, and Army Green (M), Spicy Hot Pink, Cafe Con Leche, and Lavender (S).


 Helpful video tutorials for this project

  1. Sleeves for Top-Down Styles part 1
  2. Sleeves for Top-Down Styles part 2
  3. M1R-Right Slanting Increase
  4. M1L-Left Slanting Increase
  5. Magic Loop method