Our exclusive Guernsey Tablet Cover Kit, knitted in a mix of traditional and modern Guernsey patterns as a rectangle, is an introductory product for those who are new to this style of knitting, or who are interested in heritage knits. The tablet cover uses 5-ply Guernsey 100% British wool available in natural, navy, red or Atlantic blue.
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We hope you enjoy our specially commissioned film where designer Anne Baxter talks about her inspiration for our modern Guernsey knitting kits. The second half includes some tutorials for following a chart and working a buttonhole so that you can complete your project in confidence.
With a brief history of the Gansey, how our local town has inspired our designs and some very handy tutorials to help you with your project, such as following our charts and making buttonholes, which will help you to complete your Guernsey cushion cover / tablet cover with confidence.
Please choose your yarn from the drop down menu above. (Yarn colours shown in images, colours show in order from left to right: natural, navy, red and Atlantic blue).
Kit contents: 5-ply Guernsey 100% British Wool, pattern, wooden buttons.
You will also need 2.75mm and 3mm knitting pins, a blocking mat or similar, pins and a wool needle for sewing up.
Instructions are also included for an optional inner sleeve requiring 1 fat quarter of fabric (preferably plain or with multi-directional print) and 25cm* of Style-Vil (*provided tablet is either no deeper than 25cm in one direction).