Checkerboard gansey by Fiona Morris

Checkerboard gansey

October 2013
Knitting4fun DK Alpaca
Aran (8 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in using 6mm needle in stocking stitch using 1 yarn per row throughout
US 10 - 6.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
The pattern is available in sizes 34in/86cm to 48in/122cm
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The garment is worked using 3 yarns throughout by working one row in each colour in turn.

The jumper is a gansey style but has been knitted in flat pieces. The shoulders are joined and then the sleeves stitches are picked up around the armhole and knitted down.

A Knotted Edge/Channel Island cast on has been used at the bottom of the Front and Back pieces and instructions for this cast on are included in the pattern