DIY Kit - Her Cardigan - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Her Cardigan - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Her Cardigan - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Her Cardigan - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Her Cardigan - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Her Cardigan - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Her Cardigan - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Her Cardigan - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Her Cardigan - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Her Cardigan - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Her Cardigan - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Her Cardigan - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Her Cardigan - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Her Cardigan - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Her Cardigan - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Her Cardigan - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Her Cardigan - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Her Cardigan - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Her Cardigan - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Her Cardigan - Merino No. 5

DIY Kit - Her Cardigan - Merino No. 5

Vendor
Loopy Mango
Regular price
$208.00
Sale price
$208.00
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DIY Kit - Her Cardigan

The body of this cardigan is knit flat in one piece from the bottom up. The back panel is worked first. Without casting off, the first front panel is worked. The second front panel is knit after casting off the first panel and reconnecting working yarn. Stitches for the sleeves are picked up from the outer edge of the garment and worked in the round. Stitches for the neckband are picked up from the inner edge of the garment and worked flat.

Level: Intermediate

Sizes: XS - 2X/3X

Scroll right to see full chart:

Size

 Yarn Amounts

 Width

(side seam to side seam)

Length

(shoulder to hem)

XS

6 balls

22” (55.5 cm)

24” (60 cm)

S/M

7 balls

24” (60 cm)

26” (66 cm)

L/XL

9 balls

27” (68 cm)

28” (71 cm)

2X/3X

10 balls

30” (76 cm)

29.5” (74.5 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: This kit requires US 19 (15 mm) circular needles 32’’ (80 cm).  For sleeves 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, you can use an additional size US 19 (15 mm) 20’’ (50 cm) knitting needles.  

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.

Helpful video tutorials for this project:

  1. How to rib stitch
  2. How to stockinette stitch
  3. How to garter stitch
  4. How to knit the front panels of a cardigan
  5. Picking up stitches for the sleeves
  6. Knit 2 together (K2TOG)
  7. How to seam sides together
  8. How to pick up stitches for the neckband


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