Chelsea's Heart Gansey

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Chelsea's Heart Gansey Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details









Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Ability to work flat and in the round

Pattern Description:

Here is a gansey that will please a special little girl in your life with lots of techniques to keep your interest as well!

Featured Techniques:
Knotted Cast-on
Split Overlapped Garter Welts
Underarm Gussets with Internal Shaping
Indian Corn Stitch
Triangular Neck Gussets

Photographs, theory boxes, charts, and schematic are included.


In Stockinette stitch: 6 sts and 8 rows or rnds/inch


  • Yarn: 4 (4, 5, 6, 8, 10) 50-g skeins of sport-weight yarn (184 yd per skein)
  • Needles: U.S. 2 and 4 (2.75- and 3.5-mm) dpn and 16-in. (40-cm) circular needles, or sizes needed to obtain gauge.

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch markers, cable needle, stitch holders

About Designer

About Designer

BethBRKnits on

Beth Brown-Reinsel is an author and internationally known teacher of the historic knitting techniques of 19th century Northern Europe. Her love of these traditions comes through on her website which offers her knitting books, DVDs, schedule of workshops in North America and Europe, blog and eNewsletter sign up.

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