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Destrehan, LA (near New Orleans)

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Buffalo Guys and Gals Dickey

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Buffalo Guys and Gals Dickey
Buffalo Guys and Gals Dickey
Buffalo Guys and Gals Dickey

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl
  • short rows (fully explained in pattern)

Pattern Description:

Here is a quick and easy-to-knit dickey suitable for both guys and gals. Using far less yardage than an entire sweater, you can still get the look of a sweater in a luxury fiber by wearing this dickey under an open-collared shirt, V or crew neck shirt.


22 stitches per 4 inches over stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • to fit teens, adult men and women. There are instructions for 2 sizes: Small/Medium (up to 161/2" neck) and Large/Extra Large (161/2+" neck)


  • 185 - 225 yards sport weight
  • US 6 / 4 mm circular in 16" and optional 24" lengths

You Will Also Need:

  • 4 markers

Suggested yarn:

225 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Buffalo Gold Earth Lite



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