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Scotland’s National Gansey Project

Knitting the Herring seeks to capture, preserve and highlight the unique knitting heritage of coastal fishing communities of Scotland.

Historic Photographs

  • Portrait of Three Men Onboard 'Stella Maris II', c.1955-1956.
  • Herring Gutters at Work in Craig's Yard, Dunbar, 1930s
  • Portrait of Four Men Onboard 'Mystical Rose', CN245, Campbeltown, c.1937.

Get in Touch

If you would like to ask us any questions about this project, or have any information about the artefacts and photographs on this site, please email:

gansey@scotfishmuseum.org