Photograph of Margaret Hastie

Margaret Hastie

Margaret belongs to: Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade

Margaret is involved with the Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade and the North Shields Fishermen's Mission. She researched and knitted a traditional gansey for her husband Alex Hastie.

Margaret was interviewed by Carl Greenwood on 17 January 2006. The interview took place at the Interviewee's living room and lasted 10 minutes and 2 seconds.

Photograph of a dark blue woolen jumper, or gansey
Gansey

Gansey

A gansey knitted following the Craster pattern. The zig zags symbolise the ups and downs of marriage.

Close uo photograph of the zig zag pattern on the sleeve

Margaret has 10 memories in the memorynet:

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Clothing | Relationships | Traditions

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