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Inversion Gansey

A modern take on the traditional gansey sweater with lace panels and a tailored fit.

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A feminine version of the traditional gansey, this pullover sweater features waist shaping, slimmer fit, underarm gussets, texture patterning, and shoulder panels. These elements plus the use of lace panels instead of brocade ones all combine for a modern take on a sweater classic.

Finished Size: 33" (38, 43, 48, 52)" bust circumference. Pullover shown measures 33", modeled with zero ease.
Yarn: Louet MerLin Worsted (70% merino, 30% linen; 156 yd [171 m]/100 g): #57 French blue, 7 (8, 8, 9, 10) skeins.
Yarn weight: #4 - Medium
Gauge: 20 sts and 27 rows = 4" in St st; 24 sts and 24 rows (2 patt reps wide and 3 patt reps high) of V lace patt from chart measure 5" wide and 3" high; 17 sts of pyramid lace patt from chart measure 2 " wide; 4 sts of S cable patt measure wide.
Needles: Body size 7 (4.5 mm): 24 -40" circular (cir). Sleeves size 7 (4.5 mm): 16" cir and set of double-pointed (dpn). Neckband size 7 (4.5 mm): 24" cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits Fall 2010

SKU: EP2643

Author/Speaker/Editor: Angela Hahn

Format: eProject

Customer Reviews

Wrong Instructions Review by Elizabeth

The pattern needs corrections. Measurements are not consistent with instructions. Too many details to list.

(Posted on 8/10/13)