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Patterns for guernseys, jerseys, and arans; fishermen's sweaters from… (original 1969; edition 1971)
Patterns for Guernseys, Jerseys & Arans by Gladys Thompson (1969)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0486227030, Paperback)
This fully illustrated guide features 82 geniune patterns for traditional fishermen's sweaters. Collected from sources in the Hebrides, Aran Islands, and throughout the British Isles, these sweaters and cardigans for men and women range from lightweight jerseys to heavier guernseys. "A godsend to all knitters of Arans and Fishermen's jerseys." — Shawls.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:25:36 -0400)
This book is a revised edition of 'Guernsey and Jersey Patterns' published in 1955, omitting some of the knitting history and stories, but giving more patterns, and including several new items which have been discovered since the first book was written. These include full directions for knitting a Channel Islands guernsey. Also one from Fife in anchor pattern, and full directions for making two sets of sweaters and cardigans adapted for ladies' wear . . . they are knitted in Filey and Seahouses designs. Earlier Filey patterns dating from 1822 have been included, also a Sheringham and two Norfolk guernseys. - from the preface
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