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About the designer

Marilyn King is the owner of Black Water Abbey Yarns, an on-line yarn shop that sells yarn imported from Ireland. To meet the requests of her customers, she began designing knitting patterns for the ...

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Up On The Roof

from Marilyn King-Black Water Abbey Yarns
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Up On The Roof
Up On The Roof

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit, purl, increase, decrease

Pattern Description:

The gansey-style cardigan features three stitch patterns, modified drop shoulder shaping, ribbed neck and button bands. Knitted in one piece from the bottom up, sleeves are knitted from the top down. It's a fast knit with minimal finishing.


19.5 st/4 inches

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 31 (35 1/4, 40, 441/2, 49, 53 1/2)"


  • 4 (4, 5, 6, 6, 7) skeins Black Water Abbey Worsted Weight yarn
  • Size 7 US. 24-32" and 16" Circular and Double Points, stitch markers, stitch holders or scrap yarn, tapestry needle

You Will Also Need:

  • 6- 3/4" buttons

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Black Water Abbey Worsted Weight Yarn


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