Gibraltar Henley

Gibraltar Henley

Designer Joan Forgione

Finished Sizes 36 (39½, 42¾, 46¼, 49¾)" bust circumference. Sweater shown measures 36", modeled with 2" of positive ease.

Yarn Mrs. Crosby Hat Box (75% superwash merino wool, 15% silk, 10% cashmere; 317 yd [290 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): winter wheat, 5 (6, 6, 6, 7) skeins. Yarn distributed by Lorna’s Laces.

Needles Bands—size 2 (2.75 mm): 32" circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Body—size 3 (3.25 mm): 32" cir. Sleeves—size 4 (3.5 mm): set of dpn. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle; stitch holders; three 3/8" buttons.

Gauge 28 sts and 43 rows = 4" in Lace patt on medium size needles; 25 sts and 38 rows = 4" in St st on largest needles.

In the Gibraltar Henley, sleeves are worked right onto the body of the sweater. Stitches are picked up around the armhole, and the set-in cap shaping is achieved with short-rows. Below the underarm, the sleeve is worked in the round to the cuff. This design gives you the fit of a set-in, without the seaming.

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