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  • Finishing Ketki's gansey, a few other ganseys to knit, your husband's hospital stay, etc.

    Jean's Knitting

  • My sweaters have all been seamless, EZ-style or gansey-like, where stitches are picked up at the shoulder and knit downwards for the sleeves.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • The front of his gansey was soaked with blood—and not watery fish blood either, but something darker and more substantial.

    FALSE MERMAID

  • Dad and Erik, who had on their thick gansey sweaters, sat on the kitchen chairs and pulled on their boots.

    Secret of the Night Ponies

  • The warm sun beat through the glass, and I took off my heavy gansey and placed it on an empty chair along with the parcel for Clara.

    Secret of the Night Ponies

  • Scotland ampersand angora animals architecture artichokes chullo classes cochineal damask dye fonts gansey habu inscriptions jacquard mantegna medieval motifs oxo painting purl quatrefoil recycling red roman shoddy suzani typography

    A to Z: S is for Suzani

  • In addition to the many pictures of fishermen at work, Sutcliffe also took some wonderful portraits that offer us some great close-ups of gansey designs.

    A to Z: G is for Gansey

  • What makes the gansey so fascinating to knitters at least to this one is its construction.

    A to Z: G is for Gansey

  • No need for long underwear and a woolly gansey but maybe a windbreaker/light fleese over the t-shirt at some times, other times quite warm.

    Army Rumour Service

  • Summer Spice short sleeve gansey I knit with Coto Canapone was 22 st / 4 inches on #4s.

    Stitches of Violet

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  • ""Irie, look at you! Pickney nah even got a gansey on—child must be freezin'! Shiverin' like a Mexico bean. Let me feel you. Fever! You bringin' fever into my house?"

    It was important, in Hortense's presence, never to admit to illness. The cure, as in most Jamaican households, was always more painful than the symptoms."

    White Teeth by Zadie Smth, p 316 of the Vintage International paperback

    January 29, 2011

  • A sweater or pullover, e.g. an aran gansey.

    December 10, 2007