Record number GP56
        Simple name gansey pattern
        Full name zigzag & moss stitch & vertical & indigenous
        Other name Sheringham fisherman lightning and hailstones gansey (fisherman #5 )
        Classified name 4.151.721
            System SHIC
        Brief description Gansey pattern, hand knitted lightning and hailstones gansey worn by an unknown Sheringham fisherman (number 5 back row) in a studio photograph of 12 Sheringham fishermen about 1900
        Nature wearer
        Person fisherman :
            Note3 Not John 'Teapot' West (information from Barbara West)
        Place & Sheringham & Norfolk
        Activity fishing
        Date 1900 (c)
        Note Lightning and hailstones was a pattern worn by members of the West family (e.g. Jimmy 'Paris' by Augusta West, 1912; John 'Teapot' by Rachel West, 1915). So this Sheringham fisherman might be a member of the West family.
        Method hand knitted
        Person knitter :
        Date 1900 (pre)
        Place & Sheringham & Norfolk
        Technical data 9 spi, 15 rpi
            Note3 tension (estimated)
        Note Yoke width : 13 zigzags x 6 sts = 78. 14 moss stitch x 6 = 84. Total 162 plus 2 seams sts = 164 x 2 = 328 = 82 ribs. = 36.5 inch chest. Yoke height : 20 zigzags = 200 rows = 13.3 inches (it does come down quite low)
        Simple name photograph
        Full name b/w studio photograph
        Reference number CRRMU : CP1753
        Note Copied 1986 by 5x4 negative. Seemingly taken at Grimsby. Photo by Hellis and Sons, London-based photographers who had many studios in the provinces.
        Type digitised image
        Result pattern chart
        Person charted by : Warren, Martin
        Person swatch knitted by : Smith, Val
        Date 9.8.2019
        Reference number GP56_chart.pdf
    Documentation group  
        Link shering.html
    Recorder Warren, Martin : 4.10.2019