Rock Salt Gansey by Erin Mae Searl

Rock Salt Gansey

Knitting
January 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in St st; 20 sts and 28 rows = 4" in Basketweave patt.
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1024 - 1536 yards (936 - 1405 m)
35¼ (38½, 43¼, 48, 49½)" circumference at underarm. Pullover shown measures 38½"; modeled with 3½" of positive ease.

The Rock Salt Gansey pullover has a detailed texture and a casual look. The body is knitted back and forth in pieces, and cables and slip stitches adorn most of the body. The drop-shoulder sleeves are worked in the round from the top down.

Difficulty Level Intermediate

Yarn Weight 3

Finished Sizes 35¼ (38½, 43¼, 48, 49½)“ circumference at underarm. Pullover shown measures 38½”; modeled with 3½“ of positive ease.

Yarn Brown Sheep Company Prairie Spun DK (100% wool; 256 yd (234 m)/3½ oz (100 g)): #DK05 half & half, 4 (4, 5, 5, 6) skeins.

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

Notions Markers (m); removable m; cable needle (cn); stitch holder; tapestry needle.

Gauge 20 sts and 30 rows = 4” in St st; 20 sts and 28 rows = 4” in Basketweave patt.

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NOTES

  • The body of this pullover is worked back and forth in separate pieces and seamed. Stitches for the sleeves are picked up around the armhole, and the sleeves are worked in the round from the top down. A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of stitches.