Handsome Dickey

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Handsome Dickey Pattern


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Knitting: Handsome Dickey
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • short rows

Pattern Description:

Handsome Dickey is a quick and easy-to-knit false shirt front suitable for teens, men and women. It's great to wear as a casual dress-up under a shirt, crew neck sweater or sweatshirt.

Whether for extra warmth or making a fashion statement, a dickey is a nice alternative to knitting and wearing an entire sweater.

The dickey is knitted starting with a nicely patterned turtleneck then proceeds seamlessly to the raglan-style yoke.


22 stitches = 4" (10 cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 2 sizes - up to 15.5" neck, [to 18.5"]


  • 250 [300] yards sportweight yarn, approx 2.5 [3] oz
  • Knitting needles size US 6 / 4.0 mm suggested to achieve gauge

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Brown Sheep Nature Spun Sport Yarn

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HeartStrings Knitting Patterns
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Destrehan, LA (near New Orleans)
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