Chevron Gansey by Elizabeth Lovick
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Chevron Gansey

Knitting
October 2016
Blacker Yarns British Classic Aran
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stitch pattern given for chart
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
684 - 1596 yards (625 - 1459 m)
XS, S, M, L, XL, 1XL, 2XL
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The front and back are worked from the bottom up, insetting the sleeves further than usual. The sleeves are worked from the top down, ensuring that the armholes are edged in the garter stitch ridges. The sleeves are styled long and the sweater short, but if preferred these lengths can be adjusted easily.

Materials:
1 pair 4mm knitting needles
1 pair 4.5mm knitting needles
1 set 4mm dpns
5mm needle for casting off the neck
Stitch holders
Stitch marker

for cropped version:
9 (10, 11, 13, 15, 18, 21) 50g balls
for longer version:
12 (14, 17, 20, 23, 26) 50g balls

Sizes
To fit bust 79 87 94 102 109 117 125 cm
31 34 37 40 43 46 49 in

Actual bust 84 92 99 107 114 122 130 cm
33 36 39 42 45 48 52 in

Length of 33 36 37 39 41 42 43 cm
crop version13 14 14.5 15.5 16 16.5 17 in

Length of 55 61 62 64 66 67 68 cm
long version 23 24 24.5 25.5 26 26.5 27 cm

Sleeve seam 62 64 65 66 67 68 70 cm
24.5 25 25.5 26 26.5 27 27.5 in