pdf pattern for the Lighthouse Gansey in Child Sizes by Elizabeth Lovick
in Frangipani 5 ply gansey wool
copyright Elizabeth Lovick 2006
This is a typically Cornish gansey, the lighthouse sometimes being called the Eddystone pattern after the Eddystone lighthouse 13 miles off the south Cornish coast.
It is knitted in the traditional manner, in the round from the hem up, including underarm gussets. There are buttons on the left shoulder.
1 (1, 1, 2, 2) x 500 g cones Frangipani yarn
2.5 and 3 mm (US 2 and 3) circular needles
pair 3 mm (US 3) needles
stitch holders or lengths of yarn
row counter; stitch markers or loops of yarn
3 buttons (about half inch)
chest 24 (26, 28, 30, 32) ins
length 14.5 (15, 16.5, 18.5, 20.5) ins
sleeve 9 (10, 12, 14, 16) ins
(length and sleeve are easily adjustable)
28 sts and 36 rows to 4 ins over stocking stitch on 3 mm needles after washing and blocking
Frangipani yarn is a 5 ply gansey yarn, which comes in a wide variety of colours. See the colours at www.guernseywool.co.uk, or email jan [!at] guernseywool.co.uk for shade card. Her postal address is Jan Stanland, 15 Clarence Street, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 2NU, UK, and
her phone number is +44 (0)1736 366339. In the USA, Frangipani is available from Pat Kirtland at www.yarnbarn.com by mail order and from her shop. The Dublin Bay Knitting Company in Portland, OR also stocks it - www.dublinbay.net
The pattern will also work in DK yarns, but you MUST swatch first!
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