British Gansey Patterns
The Big Easy
Easy. Four sizes. This heavy worsted weight drop-shouldered oversized garment is designed for circular knitting, with two different necklines to choose from (wide or conventional). Traditional gansey motifs have been incorporated into the garment, while the construction techniques have been streamlined for easy, no-fuss knitting. The gauge is 4.5 sts and 6 rnds/inch.
Featured Techniques: Double Cast-On, Garter Stitch edges (bottom and cuffs), Shaped neckline, Knitted Bound-off Shoulders (3 needle bind-off).
Finished Sizes: Petite-41", Small-44", Medium-49", Large-54"
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• Yarn: 1350 (1450, 1600, 2000) yards of heavy worsted or Aran weight yarn.
•Needles: U.S. 7 (4.5-mm) double-pointed and 16-inch (40-cm) and 32-inch (60-cm) circular needles. Adjust needle size to obtain gauge.
•Notions: Stitch holders or waste yarn, stitch markers
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