Grace's Cardigan by Beth Brown-Reinsel

Grace's Cardigan

January 1993
Sport (12 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 0 - 2.0 mm
1747 - 2971 yards (1597 - 2717 m)
36", 40", 44", 48", 52", 56"
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Experienced. Six sizes. A non-traditional, over-sized cardigan, knitted back and forth flat. Channel Island Cast-On, split garter welts, seed stitch initials, seam stitches, garter stitch definition ridge, underarm gussets, shoulder straps, very full sleeves, buttonbands knitted as part of the body. The gauge is 7 stitches/ inch.

Featured Techniques: The Channel Island Cast-on, Underarm Gussets, Raised Increases, The Perpendicular Shoulder Join, Contrast Color Cast-on.

Yarn: Guernsey yarn or other smooth sport weight

Note: The original edition of Knitting Ganseys only has instructions for the 44” size. (2450 yards)

Note: Knitting Ganseys: Revised and Updated version has a shaped neckline. Size 0 needles are optional for garter welts.