An update of the classic fisherman’s gansey, this sweater is suitable for the smallest members of the family. Knit in a soft, washable cotton blend, it will quickly become everybody’s favorite. The baby version is worked in fingering weight yarn to keep the design in scale with small bodies, while the larger sizes are made in worsted weight.
The Family Ganseys are worked from the bottom up in the round to the armholes. Simple cables and texture patterns embellish the yoke for timeless style. The sleeves are worked in the round from the armholes to the cuffs. For the baby version, the left shoulder is finished with buttons to make dressing the little one a breeze. This pattern is written with 1-3" of positive ease for child sizes and 2-4" of positive ease for adults.
Stitch patterns are both written and charted.
Sizes Included: 18", 20", 22", 24", 27.75", 32", 36.25", 39.5", 43.75", 48", 52.25", 55.5", 59.75", 64", 68.25" finished chest circumference
Yarn Weight: Worsted, Fingering
Yarn Line: Comfy Fingering, Comfy Worsted
Fiber Type: Cotton
Needle Sizes: For Baby Sizes: 2 (2.75mm) 16-24" circular needles and DPNs or two circular needles for two circulars technique or 32" or longer circular needles for Magic Loop technique; For Child & Adult Sizes: 6 (4mm) & 7 (4.5mm) DPNs or two circular needles for two circulars technique or 32" or longer circular needles for Magic Loop technique
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