Handspun blue-faced Leicester adds luster to this unorthodox Gansey. The traditional textured cables and knit/purl stitches are replicated in two machine knit and dyed self-striping colorways. The sweater was re-knit by hand in the round. The center front was steeked and cut to create the cardigan opening. The sleeves are knit from the top down with gussets under the arms.
Mosaic Stitch Cardigan
This sweater looks complicated, but is made with only two yarns: the multi-colored, self-striping yarn and the black contrast yarn. The colored yarn was handspun from a blend of polworth wool, kid mohair, and angora, The fiber was carded by Rovings