© Moray Firth Gansey Project December 2017
This project is being part-
The Moray Firth Gansey Project
Our key aims:
More information on the project outcomes page
News and events:
Scottish Fisheries Museum, Anstruther 21 October 2017 -
Exhibition of fishermen’s knitwear created by textile expert Stella Ruhe using traditional Dutch designs. Di Gilpin will tutor a Gansey Knitting Class at this event on Saturday 24 February 10.30-
A photograph and description of two very fine ganseys from Lewis have been added.
Click for Beatrice gansey pattern in three sizes.
Copies of the Fishing for Ganseys booklet have been donated to museums around the Firth which were involved in the Project. Money from sales will be used by the museums to support fishing heritage.
How you can help:
Gansey knitters: send us photos of your work to include in our knitters gallery, especially if it has been inspired by Moray Firth patterns.
Photograph courtesy of Di Gilpin -
Photograph courtesy of Nairn Museum
Photograph courtsey of Buckie and District Heritage Association
Our exhibition is available for museums and heritage centres -
The Project booklet is available for purchase via this web site.
|The Moray Firth|
|Gansey knitters gallery|
|Ganseys from other areas|
|Pattern elements 1|
|Pattern elements 2|
|Pattern elements 3|
|Small things to make|
|Read a chart|
|Chart a design|
|Wick Harbourfest 2012|
|London Fashion Week|
|UK Knit Camp 2010|
|Portsoy photos 2010|
|Extravagansey photos 2010|
|Gfest gallery 2|