New Berlin Gansey by Amy Christoffers
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New Berlin Gansey

Knitting
August 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1300 - 2100 yards (1189 - 1920 m)
Finished Measurements 36 ½ (39 ½, 42 ½, 45 ¾, 48 ¾, 52, 55)"
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Finished Measurements
36 ½ (39 ½, 42 ½, 45 ¾, 48 ¾, 52, 55)“ around chest at underarm
24 ½ (25, 25 ½, 26 ½, 27, 27 ½, 28)” from right front cast on to right neck edge.

Shown in size 39 ½, worn with 4” of positive ease.

Materials
1300 (1400, 1500, 1650, 1800, 1950, 2100) yards DK weight yarn.

Shown in Green Mountain Spinnery Cotton Comfort (80% wool, 20% cotton, 180yd 165m/57g) 8 (8, 9, 9, 10, 11, 12) skeins ‘Storm’

Needles
US 6/4mm: circular 24” or longer for body and a set of 4 or 5 DPN for sleeves.
US 4/3.5mm: circular 24” or longer for hem, 16” circular for collar and a set of 4 or 5 DPN for sleeve cuffs.

Notions required
14 stitch markers, tapestry needle.

Gauge
21 stitches x 31 rows =
4” in Stockinette stitch on larger needles

Adjust needle size to obtain gauge

The body is worked in the round from the bottom up to the underarm. The back and front are divided, and worked separately. The shoulders are joined with a 3-needle bind off then the sleeves are picked up and worked down to the wrist.

Body length can be adjusted by adding or subtracting length before beginning the patterned panels, if adding length be sure to purchase additional yarn.