Knitting Ganseys, Revised and Updated by Beth Brown-Reinsel

Beth Brown-Reinsel’s book, Knitting Ganseys, has been a classic for 25 years. The first edition impressed knitters with the well-researched history of these garments worn by British and Scottish fishermen in the 19th century; the detailed analysis of the sweaters’ anatomy from decorative cast-on to underarm gusset and neckline variations; and clear instructions for knitting […]

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Brickless Shawl

Brickless Shawl

My good friend, Monica, received a kit for this Brickless shawl from a subscription she had with Miss Babs yarn. When she knit it up, I was fascinated with it and wanted to make one of my own. Its a-symmetrical and oblong shape means it drapes really nicely around the neck. The trio of stitches showcase […]

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