Shetland Pattern Gansey Sweaters - British Made Clothing | Fishermans Knitwear

Shetland Pattern Gansey Sweaters - British Made Clothing Fishermans Knitwear

Shetland Pattern Gansey Sweaters - British Made Clothing | Fishermans Knitwear

From the Archives - Island life North of the border, Och aye Similar to the Yorkshire coast Gansey sweaters but generally hand knitted in a finer 3 or 4 ply wool yarn. Check back soon for more from The Shetland Isles.

Willie & Mary Long of Sheringham by Olive Edis. This is adorable!

What a sweet old couple, Willie & Mary Long of Sheringham.

Portrait of Cromer fisherman Gilbert 'Leather' Rook wearing a gansey and chummy hat.

1905 Portrait of Cromer fisherman Gilbert 'Leather' Rook wearing a gansey and…

Scarborough Gansey Pattern. Might knit one of these. Someday!

Scarborough Gansey Pattern. Might knit one of these. Someday!

Fisherman wearing a traditional gansey

Fisherman wearing a traditional gansey knitting sweater lobstertrap boy

fishermen, Frank sutcliffe beard hat jumper bricks sepia profile

Whitby Fisherman : photo by Frank Meadow Sutcliffe

Shetland Pattern Gansey Sweaters - British Made Clothing | Fishermans Knitwear

From the Archives - Island life North of the border, Och aye Similar to the Yorkshire coast Gansey sweaters but generally hand knitted in a finer 3 or 4 ply wool yarn. Check back soon for more from The Shetland Isles.

Polperro Gansey

KNIT-FROCK: 'Polperro' design knit-frock - or 'gansey' - from Flamborough Marine.

Gansey yoke

How to design and knit a gansey

The gansey I’ve been knitting since early February is now done and has been worn already. It is time to reflect on the process and consider what I have learnt, both for my own benefit and tha…

gansey sweater

Photo held in the Sutcliffe Gallery of Tom Langlands by Frank Meadow of Sutcliffe, Whitby, (NE coast) England. Tom was a lifeboatman;

Gansey Knit | Pattern | Traditional knitting | Sweater nautical | Sailor | Fisherman

So what makes a Gansey? The Gansey is a unique type of jumper traditionally worn by fishermen. They are knitted with 5 ply worsted wool in o.

Le Tricoteur Guernsey Sweatercalled a Gansie in Scotland same design for fishermen to keep warm.

a historical overview of practicality.

Gansey Pattern - Filey Zigzag Hand Knitting Pattern - XLarge from Wayside Flower

Gansey Pattern - Filey Zigzag Hand Knitting Pattern

Gansey Pattern - Filey Zigzag Hand Knitting Pattern - XLarge from Wayside Flower

After the Denim: Guernsey Knitwear - Le Tricoteur

The whole heritage movement has shed light on a lot of knitwear, which has a great history and a legacy that you just don't find in modern .

The classic Guernsey by Le Tricoteur

The classic Guernsey by Le Tricoteur

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