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Gansey Layette

Baby jacket, tam, and blanket made from washable wool.
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Description
Classic layette worked in easy-care washable wool. The jacket combines traditional Gansey elements with a practical crossover closure that buttons at the shoulders. The tam features a wheel-shaped crown and i-cord "stem." The blanket is worked in four triangles seamed together after the knitting is done.

SKU: EP0247

Author/Speaker/Editor: Veronik Avery

Format: eProject

Details
Finished Size: Jacket: 22 1/2 (24, 26)" (57 [61, 66] cm) chest circumference, buttoned. To fit sizes 6 (12, 18) months. Jacket shown measures 24" (61 cm). Hat: 7 1/2 (19 cm) diameter. Blanket: 33" (84 cm) square.
Yarn: Stahl Limbo (100% superwash wool; 137 yd [125 m]/50 g): #4572 platinmel. Jacket: 3 (4, 4) balls. Hat: 1 ball. Blanket: 10 balls. Yarn distributed by Skacel.
Yarn weight: #3 - Light
Gauge: 26 sts and 38 rows = 4" (10 cm) in St st.
Needles: Jacket, Hat, and Blanket Body—Size 3 (3.25 mm): 16" (40-cm) circular (cir) and set of 4 double-pointed (dpn). Edging—Size 2 (2.5 mm): Set of 2 dpn. Adjust needle sizes to obtain gauge.
Notions: Markers (m); tapestry needle; Six 3/8" or 1/2" (1 or 1.3-cm) buttons (for jacket).
Originally Published: Interweave Knits Winter 2002/2003

SKU: EP0247

Author/Speaker/Editor: Veronik Avery

Format: eProject