Childrens McBride Gansey
Children’s McBride Gansey Pattern with history sheet - £4.99
The Children’s McBride Gansey is knitted in Aran Quality wool produced at the New Lanark World Heritage Site which you can order on-line from The Yarn Warehouse
You can also use Shetland Softspun from Jamieson and Smith Shetland Wool Brokers Ltd
By using the Arran Measurement System you can adjust the size of this pattern. (Add stitches to the width in multiples of 6 to keep the basket stitch sequence).
The History Sheet tells you more about ganseys. There is an illustration of the sailing skiff which was used by the herring fishermen sailing out of Lochranza.