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Gansey Cardigan

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Gansey Cardigan
Gansey Cardigan set-in pocket
Gansey Cardigan
Gansey Cardigan notched lapel
Gansey Cardigan Gansey Cardigan

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


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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 ...

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