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yarns > Frangipani > 5-Ply Guernsey

5-Ply Guernsey
Frangipani
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
1240 yards (1134 meters)
500 grams (17.64 ounces)
24.0 to 26.0 sts = 4 inches
US 1 - 4 or 2.25 - 3.5mm
100% Wool
plied

A traditional 5-ply gansey yarn in a wide range of colours. It is available as 500 g cones, and from some retailers as 100 g balls or 100 g cones. Please adjust yardage at stash level.

The traditional gansey tension is achieved with 2.25 or 2.5 mm needles, but the yarn also works well with larger needles to give a more forgiving fabric.

“For knitting traditional ganseys you will be knitting to a gauge of 32 stitches and 36 rows of 4 inches, this is usually achieved on size 2.25mm (US size 1) needles but everyone is different so experiment to find what is most comfortable for you.”

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