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Inversion Gansey

Jul 14, 2010
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A feminine version of the traditional gansey. Waist shaping, slimmer fit, underarm gussets, texture patterning, and shoulder panels all combine for a modern take on a sweater classic.

Designer Angela Hahn
Finished Size 33½ (38¼ , 43, 48, 52¾ )" bust circumference. Pullover shown measures 33½", 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.
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.
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 2½ " wide; 4 sts of S cable patt measure ½ " wide.


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