British Gansey Patterns
Snakes and Ladders
Three sizes. Wonderful snake cables and ladders adorn this circularly knit toddler's pullover as well as the knotted cast-on, a garter welt, seam stitches, underarm gussets, and a rolled collar. The gauge is 6 stitches and 8 rows/ inch.
Featured Techniques: Knotted Cast-on, Raised Increases, Underarm Gussets
Yarn: Guernsey yarn or other smooth sport weight
Finished Sizes: 22", 24", 26"
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• Yarn: 2 (2, 3) 100-g skeins of Guernsey Wool (246 yds/skein) OR 370 (540, 690) yards of sport weight wool
• Needles: U.S. 2 and 4 (2.75 mm and 3.5 mm) dpn, U.S. 3 (3.25 mm) 16 in. (40 cm) circular ndl, U.S. 4 (3.5 mm) 16 or 24 in. (40 or 60 cm) circular ndl. Adjust needle size to obtain gauge below.
• Notions: Stitch markers, stitch holders, cable needle
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