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  • Publisher: Annie's
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 31 December 2019
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781640251151
  • Stock: 50+
  • Size: 218x277 mm
  • Illustrations: 10
  • Pages: 48
  • RRP: £7.99
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A Gansey Crochet Home


10 textured designs inspired by 19th-century British fishermen sweaters by Lena Skvagerson

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Gansey is typically associated with knitting, but now you can crochet Gansey designs that mimic the look of knit designs! The Gansey look originated from the island of Guernsey over 400 years ago. Gansey sweaters were designed for fishermen who spent their days at sea, so they were knitted with tight textured stitches to ensure that the sweater was not only warm but water- and wind-resistant too. In A Gansey Crochet Home, you will find that each design is filled with texture and makes a perfect addition to any home.


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Typically associated with knitting, you can now crochet Gansey designs that mimic the look. Originating from Guernsey over 400 years ago, the sweaters were designed for fishermen. The tight textured stitches ensured the sweater was warm, water-resistant and kept out the wind. Each design in the book is filled with texture and makes a perfect addition to any home.

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