Gansey Style Sweater by Alice Starmore
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Gansey Style Sweater

January 1989
Silk City Fibers Cocoon
Sport (12 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 15 rows = 2 inches
in stocking stitch on 4.5mm needles
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm

Difficulty rating: 4/4 (for experienced knitters)

Size information

  • to fit chest 39-41”/99-104cm: finished chest 45”/114.5cm, length 27”/68.5cm, sleeve length 19.5”/50cm
  • to fit chest 42-44”/107-112cm: finished chest 48.5”/123.5cm, length 28”/71cm, sleeve length 20”/51cm

Yarn requirements

  • 1 50g ball of silk yarn
  • 19 balls of main yarn for smaller size, 20 for larger size

Other materials needed

  • 3 buttons
  • 5 stitch holders
  • stitch markers