DIY Kit - Recluse Cardigan
Time to Complete: 8 - 16 hours
Finished measurements (approx):
Small-Medium: chest (shoulder seam to shoulder seam) - 27'' (68 cm); length (shoulder to hem) - 25'' (63 cm)
Medium-Large: chest (shoulder seam to shoulder seam) - 30'' (76 cm); length (shoulder to hem) - 28'' (71 cm)
- Size Small-Medium: 9 Balls Merino No. 5 Yarn (5.3 oz 150 g 74 yards 68 m each), 100% merino wool
- Size Medium-Large: 11 Balls Merino No. 5 Yarn (5.3 oz 150 g 74 yards 68 m each), 100% merino wool
- Loopy Mango Project Bag
- Loopy Mango Knitting Book: 34 Fashionable Pieces You Can Make In a Day
- Knitting Needles - OPTIONAL
Note: This kit requires US 19 (15 mm) circular needles 32’’ (80 cm). For sleeves and 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 sleeves and cuffs you can use an additional size US 19 (15 mm) 20’’ (50 cm) circulars OR US 19 (15 mm) DPN’s.
Note: Recluse Cardigan is one of the exclusive styles from "Loopy Mango Knitting" book, so this DIY kit includes the full pattern book.
***If you would like to make your Recluse Cardigan multi-color, please select one color here and then add a note to your shopping cart indicating what other colors you would like, as well as how many of each. Your yarn total will be 9 balls for size Small/Medium, or 11 balls for size Medium/Large.***
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
NOTE: A tapestry needle may be helpful when seaming and securing all loose ends.
Buttons can be added to this style to make it your signature piece.
Care: Dry clean or hand wash in cold water, lay flat to dry.
Yarn Made in Italy, Kit Assembled in the USA.
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