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Cornish Gurnseys and Knit- Frocks

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Published by Adventure Pubns .
Written in English


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

Book details:

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

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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).   Cornish Guernseys and Knit-frocks by Mary Wright, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Cornish Guernseys and Knit-frocks: Mary Wright: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(43). 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.