Gansey Cardigan

from Sky High Fibers

Gansey Cardigan Pattern


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Knitting: Gansey Cardigan
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Gansey Cardigan set-in pocket
Gansey Cardigan notched lapel
Gansey Cardigan Gansey Cardigan

Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Petite, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • reading cable chart
  • working cables
  • working buttonholes
  • picking up stitches
  • decreases
  • simple increases
  • joining seams

Pattern Description:

A-line close fitting rounded saddle shoulder gansey cardigan has set in pockets, defined rope looking cables, and easy textured notched lapels, hem, cuffs, and front yoke. Large gauge will help get this fun cardigan done quickly. Body is worked in one piece.


16 sts and 22 rows = 4" (10cm) square


  • Heavy worsted weight yarn
  • US size 8 (5mm) cirucular needle

Suggested yarn:

1200 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Valley Yarns Amherst



About Designer

About Designer

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by Sky High Fibers
Brighton, Colorado
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I have always enjoyed working with my hands and creating beautiful things. As of November 2012, I am a TKGA certified Master Knitter. I started knitting after college and it's been a great passion in my life. Some of my patterns are specifically designed with Sky High Fibers hand painted yarns in mind, the others are more generic. All patterns are edited for accuracy, written to be as simple ...

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