le tour de gansey part deux, tour de france knitalong

Le Tour de Gansey, part deux: Stage One!

Today the Tour de Gansey began with a short, but technical stage: Stage One: Cast-On The particular cast-on I've chosen to use in my gansey is the same one used in the Sampler Gansey I knit last year, the Channel Island Cast On. This cast-on utilizes a double strand of yarn, wrapped twice counterclockwise around… Continue reading Le Tour de Gansey, part deux: Stage One!

le tour de gansey part deux, tour de france knitalong

more gansey planning!

Two posts in as many days? What sort of craziness is this? I just couldn't help but post again, because I'm sort of ridiculously delighted with myself. I'm so eager to knit this sweater that I'm doing everything I possibly can besides cast-on (which has to wait until Saturday!), and yesterday afternoon, I did this:… Continue reading more gansey planning!