THE GANSY : HAND KNITTED BRITISH WORSTED WOOL

  • Dawson Denim knitwear is hand made in Suffolk, Great Britain with 60 years of experience in hand knitting. Each piece takes 6 weeks to make and each one is made to order.

    The Gansy is a classic knitwear shape made for sailors to keep warm and dry. Our Gansys are made from 100% British Worsted 5-ply Guernsey Wool, this wool is spun and died in Yorkshire, UK.

    This 5-ply wool is spun tightly so as to expel water and the design of the Gansy is usually with a pattern on the top section which provides extra dimensions for waterproofing. We've added gussets at the neck and the underarm which should allow more movement. The pattern is the same both front and back making the garment reversible an authentic design.

  • At Dawson Denim each item is custom made to order, on aprons it’s usually a week turn around. On jeans and jackets it usually takes around 4 or 5 weeks to cut and sew each piece. If you plan to buy something from our store for a specific date please email us through our contact page first to ensure we can make your deadline.

    Any orders over £100 will have free shipping internationally, this will always be tracked and you should leave 3-5 days for delivery.

    For any goods under £100 shipping within the UK we send with Royal Mail tracked second class.

    For any goods shipping internationally we use Royal Mail International tracked or the equivalent cost on a courier.


Category: Gansy, Knitwear


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