DIY Kit - Off the Shoulder Sweater - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Off the Shoulder Sweater
The body of this sweater is knit flat in two separate panels from the bottom up. The front panel features a mixture of lacework and cables. The back panel is mostly knit in stockinette stitch. Stitches are picked up from the edges of the body for the sleeve and worked in the round to the cuff. Stitches are picked up from the neckline for the neckband and worked in the round.
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(side seam to side seam)
(shoulder to hem)
23” (58 cm)
18” (46 cm)
- 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.
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.
This video demonstrates row 14 of the pattern - this is the most difficult part in this pattern, the rest of the pattern is easier.
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