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Cornish Gurnseys and Knit- Frocks

  • 285 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Adventure Pubns .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dressmaking & tailoring,
  • Knitting,
  • Cornwall (County),
  • England,
  • Patterns,
  • Sweaters

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8293242M
    ISBN 100906720052
    ISBN 109780906720059

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Cornish Gurnseys and Knit- Frocks by Mary Wright Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cornish Gurnseys and Knit- Frocks Mary Wright. out of 5 stars 3. Paperback. 22 offers from $ After Fukushima: The Equivalence of Catastrophes This is a small book and the print is not very large but it's a great history of sweaters/knit frocks worn by the people on the coastal area of Cornwall.

The patterns are very good graphs and 4/5(21). Cornish Guernseys & Knit-Frocks book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In late nineteenth-century Cornwall, hand-knitting w /5. Cornish Guernseys and Knit-frocks. by Mary Wright. Paperback. published in May Polperro Heritage Press.

$ on Amazon. Notes. Notes. First publishedin hardback by Ethnographica (ISBN 0 05 2) and paperback by Alison Hodge, Cornwall (ISBN 0. Buy Cornish Guernseys and Knit-frocks 2nd Revised edition by Wright, Mary (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(58).

This is a small book and the print is not very large but it's a great history of sweaters/knit frocks worn by the people on the coastal area of Cornwall.

The patterns are very good graphs and the photos are old and very good quality. Cornish Gurnseys and Knit- Frocks. by Mary Wright. out of 5 stars 1. The Complete Book of Traditional /5. Cornish Guernseys and Knit-Frocks is an incredible source of inspiration. This charming title, first published in and now back in print, offers modern knitters an historical perspective on one of the craft's greatest traditions.

Inside you will find 30 Gansey charts, a complete history of Cornish knitting, instructions for two classic garments (into which you can knit the stitch-pattern Category: Books.

: Cornish Gurnseys and Knit- Frocks () by Wright, Mary and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(40).

In late 19th century, Cornwall hand-knitting was a vital cottage industry and coastal villages developed their own distinctive patterns and names for the traditional navy blue guernsey or knit-frock.

Contract-knitting - the occupation of many Cornish women - had died out by the s and was almost forgotten until Mary Wright started asking old.

I have knitted many Guernseys using patterns from this dear book; the Polperro Musician being one of my faves. Cornish Guernsey's & Knit-frocks. Mary Wright $ Availability: plus a complete history of Cornish knitting, and instructions for classic garments (into which you can knit the stitch-pattern of your choice).

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It has taken me over a year to complete, but I am now the proud owner of a traditional Cornish Knit-Frock. This traditional fisherman's jumper is also known as a gansey or guernsey.

I based my design on a picture I found in Mary Wright's Cornish. Cornish Guernseys and Knit-frocks Paperback – May 1 by Mary Wright (Author) out of 5 stars 56 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" CDN$ CDN$ CDN$ /5(56).

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Cornish Guernseys and Knit-Frocks Knitting Book. Author: Mary Wright 67 pgs. (paper,bl_wh) This book includes many photographs and detailed instructions and charts showing how to knit a Cornish guernsey incorporating one of thirty local patterns.

Two sweater patterns which Brand: Halcyon Yarn. The Hardcover of the Cornish Gurnseys and Knit-Frocks by Mary Wright at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox browser Pages:   Mary Wright is a specialist knitting instructor.

Her work has been exhibited extensively throughout the United Kingdom, and in Japan. Since the publication of Cornish Guernseys and Knit-frocks she has given many lectures and Edition: 2nd Revised Edition.

In late 19th century, Cornwall hand-knitting was a vital cottage industry and coastal villages developed their own distinctive patterns and names for the traditional navy blue guernsey or knit-frock. This book includes many contemporary photographs, and shows how to knit a Cornish guernsey incorporating one of thirty local patterns.

THE NEXT CORNISH KNIT-FROCK. When I will knit my next Cornish Knit-Frock, and I will, there are a few things I will do differently: I won’t bother with fancy seam stitches.

A simple single stitch garter column is good enough for me, and it won’t curl under the stocking stitch. I will knit the whole thing in the round. Mary Wright Cornish Guernseys and Knit-frocks. Cornish Guernseys and Knit-frocks Price: $ a great little history book of guernsey knitting 30 different pattern stitch charts including a basic guernsey you can customize with your choice of pattern stitches.

Quantity: Design Gallery. Two other tightly focused books came my way at about the same time: Mary Wright's Cornish guernseys and knit-frocks () and Henriette van der Klift-Tellegen's Knitting from the Netherlands: traditional Dutch fishermen's sweaters () (a translation from the Dutch).

They are both interesting but perhaps not essential books, certainly not. A guernsey, or gansey, is a seaman's knitted woollen sweater, similar to a jersey, which originated in the Channel Island of the same name, sometimes known as a knit-frock in Cornwall.

3 Use in the British Armed Forces. The guernsey is the mainstay of Guernsey's knitting industry which can be dated back to the late 15th century when a royal. A Cornish Knit-frock tomofholland > notebook > projects > A Cornish Knit-frock. about me I also added a picture of the guernsey in the book that gave me the idea for which patterns to use.

I notice now that the original had a deeper welt. from Cornish Guernseys and Knit-frocks. 12 projects, in 8 queues tomofholland's overall rating. BOOKS OF PATTERNS CORNISH GUERNSEYS & KNIT-FROCKS by MARY WRIGHT In late nineteenth-century Cornwall hand-knitting was a vital cottage industry and coastal villages developed their own distinctive patterns and names for the traditional navy blue guernsey or knit-frock.

Cornish Guernseys & Knit-frocks by Mary Wright (London, ). A truly splendid little gem of a book, which concentrates, as the title says, on Cornwall. Excellent photographs, helpful explanations and loads of patterns. What more can you want. The Complete Book of Traditional Guernsey and Jersey Knitting by Rae Compton (London ).

This is. Flamborough Marine Flamborough Marine commenced trading in Initially the stock consisted of readily available machine-knitted sweaters of traditional design (for example, Guernseys and Bretons).

As an antique shop was also run from the same premises we began to receive inquiries for ‘antique sweaters’, that is, the hand-knitted Ganseys which were once so much a feature of the fishing. As an adult, I borrowed Mary Wright’s book, Cornish Guernseys and Knit Frocks from our local library with a view to designing a Cornish gansey for a magazine commission.

The photos intrigued me and as I read through the chapters I became immersed the social history surrounding the sweater. Oh, Tom of Holland, you led me down the rabbit hole of Mary Wright’s book, Cornish Guernseys & Knit-frocks, just one click from the ether into my brain.

There are some seriously beautiful stitch patterns captured in this book. The knits and purls and cables are simple to make but create a dense, beautiful fabric when worked at such tiny.

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Let’s get started. This is Cornish Guernseys & Knit-frocks by Mary Wright. It is still available, having been re-printed a few years ago. My copy is the original edition. I do wonder today how I found books like this back in the s without the help of the internet. It’s a small book, only 70 pages or so, but an extremely good one, I think.

My name is Sarah Murray and I launched the Cornish Knitting Company to promote the beauty and excitement of knitting. Knitting is my passion and I can do it anytime and anywhere.

In fact, I am often to be found knitting on a Cornish cliff top or sand dune (weather permitting of course!). Mary Frances Knitting and Crocheting Book by Jane Eayre FryerPaperback Mary Frances Knitting. Frances and Knitting MaryPaperback Crocheting Fryer Jane by Book Eayre Eayre Book by Frances Crocheting Fryer Paperback and Jane Mary Knitting$ Hand knitted Cornish Gansey Knit Frock fits big man 48 inch chest with vintage guernsey English 5-ply knitting wool unique design BygoneYarnyStuff 5 out of 5 stars (13) CA$ Favourite.

I will start with the most venerable of the bunch, Cornish Guernseys & Knit-Frocks by Mary Wright, originally published in This particular edition was printed inbut is completely new to me, and does not look to have been updated in any way. Gansey patterns are inspired by the sweaters worn by fishermen around the coasts of the UK which were called ganseys or guernseys.

They feature combinations of stitch patterns using just knit and purl stitches. To get the knitting patterns, scroll down the page to the individual pattern you want and click on the link to that pattern.

Cornish Knitting Company. 52 likes 3 talking about this. Consulting Agency. - We produce a beautiful traditional 5 ply Guernsey yarn from our Romney/Leicester Longwool sheep. Here are some patterns and examples of traditional Guernsey knitting.

See more ideas about Knitting, Knitting patterns and Pattern pins. Since the publication of Cornish Guernseys and Knit-frocks she has given many lectures and broadcasts.

Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende. Mary Wright is a specialist knitting instructor. Her work has been exhibited extensively throughout the United Kingdom, and in Japan. Since the publication of Cornish Guernseys and Knit-frocks she has /5(57).

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Muhammed Rullah, 03/06/14 Thu. For hundreds of years the fishermen of the British Isles have gone to the sea wearing Guernsey and Jersey sweaters.

Among landlubbers as well, these sweaters are perennially popular, but, especially in this country, it is often hard to find practical instructions for the patterns that are traditional in Britain. Here is a book that presents fully 82 different genuine folk patterns for both the 4/5(3).

After last week’s media triumph I’ve alerted my agent, and the offers are pouring in. I’m already signed up for the sequel to (“”), where I play a gansey-knitting soldier in the trenches; a hired goon in the new Martin Scorsese project, knitting a gansey in the background while Robert de Niro pops a mafia stool-pigeon; and a.

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