What is a Gansey? This BBC article describes a gansey as a hardwearing, hand knitted, woollen jumper which has been worn by fishermen around the coast of Britian for many years. My partner’s family is from Ireland and they call them Aran Island Sweaters. Back home in Newfoundland I’ve heard my grandmother just call them fisherman sweaters. … Continue reading Ganseys?
This is a love story about fruit and french knots. Have you ever tried making a french knot? It is an embroidery technique and it is so easy and simple, it’s a laugh. A simple youtube search will show you all you need to know. If you have a surface, a needle and thread you … Continue reading Papayas and French Knots