Worthington Gansey by Courtney Spainhower

Worthington Gansey

Knitting
October 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in St st.
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1488 - 1984 yards (1361 - 1814 m)
35½ (37¼, 39¼, 41, 43, 44¾, 46¾, 48½)" bust circumference. Pullover shown measures 37¼", modeled with 3¼" of positive ease.
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Courtney Spainhower

The Worthington Gansey features crisp, textured stitch motifs and gusset shaping to give a new look to the classic gansey sweater.

Finished Size 35½ (37¼, 39¼, 41, 43, 44¾, 46¾, 48½)“ bust circumference. Pullover shown measures 37¼”, modeled with 3¼“ of positive ease.

Yarn Spud & Chloë Fine (80% superwash wool, 20% silk; 248 yd 227 m/2¼ oz 65 g): #7814 shitake, 6 (6, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8) skeins. Yarn distributed by Blue Sky Alpacas.

Needles Size 4 (3.5 mm): 16” and 24” circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m, two in a contrasting color); cable needle (cn); stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 30 sts and 32 rnds = 4” in St st.