The Gansey Knitting Sourcebook
A Must for All Knitters!
This new book by Scottish knitting specialists Di Gilpin and Sheila Greenwood is an in-depth look at the famous Gansey knitting designs incorporated into fishermen's jumpers. It contains easy to follow pictures and charts for 150 different Gansey Stitch patterns, as well as 10 Projects designed by Di and Sheila for Contemporary Gansey Knitting.
A history section within the book has case studies and the latest findings from the Moray Firth Gansey Project and the Knitting the Herring Project with the Scottish Fisheries Museum. Stories of the Herring Quines or Girls, the origins of some Gansey words and the complex differences in pattern and style traced around the coast line of Britain.
Click on the YouTube link below to hear Di and Sheila discuss the Gansey Knitting Sourcebook in great detail.