Knitting Pattern: Sunday Best Fisher Gansey
A beautifully detailed traditional fisherman's sweater made in the Scottish style. The finely detailed motifs are simple combinations knit and purl stitches, surprisingly easy to knit! Worked at 8 sts/in on US Size 2 needles using 8 - 12 balls of Frangipani Traditional Guernsey Wool.
Knitting Pattern: Creekwater Cabled Scarf
This beautifully cabled scarf is luxuriously soft and can be made as long as you like! The pattern includes shawl and blanket options. Worked at 4.5 sts/in on US Size 8 needles, with both charts and written line-by-line instructions. This scarf is lovely in a variety of colors; suggested yarn is Cascade Yarns Ecological Wool.
Knitting Pattern: 1880s Working Gansey
This traditional fishermen's sweater is a great introduction to gansey knitting. Worked at 7 stitches per inch on US Size 2 needles using Frangipani Traditional Guernsey Wool, this pattern incorporates all of the construction techniques of a fisher gansey in a straightforward, easy to follow design. The finished sweater looks great on men and women alike, in a variety of colors. A complete knitting kit is also available!
Knitting Pattern: Grainne Irish Cabled Scarf
Celtic-inspired cables and luxurious undyed Merino yarn make this generously sized scarf a pleasure to knit. The cable patterns are both charted and written line-by-line to suit your personal knitting style, and the 16-row repeats are easy to follow once established. Recommended gauge is 4.5 stitches per inch on US Size 8 needles using Cascade Yarns Ecological Wool. Also available as a complete knitting kit!
Knitting Pattern: Gansey Sampler
This doll-sized sampler introduces you to the basic techniques of gansey knitting: a Channel Islands Cast-on, overlapped split welt, underarm gussets, Scottish shoulder strap, and seamless in-the-round construction. Sized to fit 18" dolls or similar-sized teddy bears. Worked at 7 stitches per inch on US Size 2 needles using Frangipani Traditional Guernsey Wool. Also available as a complete knitting kit!