Slanted Gansey

This contempory cowl is worked flat on the bias then sewn at the ends with a twist.

The simple knit-purl stitch patterns are not only beautiful, but they're reversible and a pleasure to knit!


Yarn: Cowl can be made in worsted (dk, sport) weight yarns: 360 (480, 600) yards.
Shown in worsted weight - Sunday Knits Nirvana 5 ply in berry, and in Eden 4 ply (4 ply weight no longer available) in curry.

Size: Finished measurements for all gauges: approximately 8-9" wide by 54-58" around, measured across the bias.

Gauge: 19 (22, 25) sts and 25 (29, 33) rows per 4" / 10 cm in St st.

Needles: Size US 7 / 4.5 mm (US 6 / 4.0 mm, US 5 / 3.75 mm).

Notions: Tapestry needle.

Techniques used: Provisional cast on, grafting (grafting-for-cheaters method along with link to photo tutorial)

Pattern includes: Written instructions, glossary, stitch patterns in both written and charted formats.

knit Slanted Gansey

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Edited by Sandra Whittaker. Modeled by Alison Wang