TIGER Dickey Privat


This dickey consists of the face of a tiger in the front and tiger stripes in the back and is knitted with two colours in stranded colourwork.  After that, the eyes, nose and mouth are embroidered using duplicate stitch.

It is a fun garment to make, much easier than a sweater and the final result is a stylish accessory which looks like it has been painted with yarn!

Check out all our tutorials on knitting and purling as well as colourwork the Norwegian way:

Knitting and purling the Norwegian way. Version 1: Click here.

Knitting the Norwegian way. Version 2: Click here.

Purling the Norwegian way. Version 2: Click here.

How to control your tension. Click here.

How to control tension when purling. Click here.

How to control tension when knitting with two colours. Click here.

How to avoid two balls of yarn twisting when you knit. Click here.



*The products on our webshop are digital download PDF patterns to make yourself, not the actual finished item.


Suggested Yarn: Rowan Norwegian Wool, 100% wool. Click here to get the yarn.


1 circular needle size 3.0 mm (U.S. 2 or 3), 60 cm (24 in) long for the bottom rib and 40 cm (16 in) long for the ribbed turtleneck.

1 circular needle size 3.5 mm (U.S. 4), 60 cm (24 in)  long for the stockinette

Gauge: 23 sts and 28 rows in stockinette on ndls 3.5 mm per 10 cm (4 in)

Sizes Available: 1 size fits all adults

Level of difficulty: Intermediate

Pattern Language: English

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