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Vlaardingen Trio: Gansey, Hat, and Socks

Jul 15, 2014
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Stella Ruhe and Bianca Boonstra

From Knitting Traditions Fall 2014

Schachenmayr SMC Fine Wool, 100% wool yarn, fingering weight, 339 yards (310.0 m)/50 gram (1.8 oz) ball, 3 balls for gansey, 1 ball for hat, and 1(2, 2, 2) ball(s) for socks of Light Grey, #02066; www.us.schachenmayr.com

Needles, double pointed or circular, 24 inches (60 cm), size 0 (2 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge, for gansey; set of 5 double pointed, size 1.5 (2.5 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge, for hat and socks

Stitch holders

Stitch markers

Tapestry needle

Finished sizes: Gansey, 24 inches (61.0 cm) chest circumference; hat, 13¾ (15½, 18½) inches (34.9 [39.4, 47.0] cm) brim circumference and 6½ (7, 7¾) inches (16.5 [17.8, 19.7] cm) tall; socks, 5¾ (7¼, 8½, 10) inches (14.6 [18.4, 21.6, 25.4] cm) foot circumference, foot length is adjustable

Gauge: Gansey, 36 sts and 50 rows = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in St st; hat, 26 sts and 40 rnds = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in St st with yarn held double, 26 sts and 46 rnds = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in patt with yarn held double; socks, 28 sts and 40 rnds = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in St st with yarn held double, 28 sts and 40 rnds = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in patt with yarn held double


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