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  • Polar [Knitting Pattern - PDF]

    Polar is a classically constructed Gansey sweater that is knit seamlessly with gussets, featuring twisted cables, diamonds, and a compass design, which you can choose to work in a contrasting colour or simplify using purl bumps.

    Polar Gansey was designed especially for Di Gilpin Lalland DK.


    Sizes: Small 34-38"(Medium 36-38")

    Body length to underarm: 38 cm / 15" (44 cm / 17")

    Sleeve length to underarm: 44cm / 17" (51 cm / 20")

    Overall length: 55cm / 22" (60cm / 24")

    Chest at underarm: 47cm / 19" (50cm / 20")


    Yarn: Di Gilpin Lalland DK 7 (8) balls

    Needles: 3.25mm (US 3) double-pointed needles (dpns), for neck gussets or a short 40cm circular needle - 3.75mm (US 5) circular needles, 80cm - 3.75mm (US 5) double-pointed needles sleeves or use magic loop method - 4mm (US 6) double pointed needles (dpns), for the collar.

    More Info

    Gauge: 26 sts and 34 rows in stocking  stitch using 3.75mm needles measured over 4in (10cm)

    Difficulty: medium

    Pattern Format: PDF