British Gansey Patterns
Experienced. Three sizes. This is the sweater I designed for the beautiful book Knitting In America, by Melanie Falick, which has been re-released as America Knits. The pattern offers a choice of a rolled neck or a cabled neckband, and lots of detail in the patterning–even the seam stitches are pairs of baby cables! 28 sts and 40 rnds to 4" over St st in Guernsey yarn.
Featured Techniques: The Channel Island Cast-on, Underarm Gussets, Inverted Triangular Neck Gussets.
Finished Garment Measurement: 42 (48, 53.5) inches
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2460 (2700, 3000) yards of Guernsey yarn, or other sport weight yarn
One US size 1 (2.25 mm) circular needle 32" (80cm) long or size needed to obtain gauge
One size 1 (2.25 mm) circular 16" (40 cm) long
One set (4) size 1 (2.25 mm) dpn
Cable needle (cn), tapestry needle, stitch markers, stitch
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