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An Unusual Hand-knitted Gansey

Contributed by Donated to Cromer Museum by Mrs Jones is 2007.

A Gansey

A hand-knitted gansey by 'Cazey' Goffin of Winterton on Sea. It attempts to reproduce the 'flowerpot pattern' of Caister on Sea. Knitted in off-white wool with a pale beige collar, it is not a typical fisherman's gansey.

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Posted:2010 2 21 20:42:44 GMT
Flowerpot? Looks like a Herrin to me!
Derek St Albans not by the Sea
Posted:2012 4 12 12:45:30 GMT
sue
I must agree i thought it was a herring not a flower pot .
sue goole east yorks

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