© Moray Firth Gansey Project June 2018

This project was part-financed by the Heritage Lottery Fund, and by the Scottish Government and The European Community Rural Aberdeenshire, Highland and Moray LEADER 2007 – 2013 Programmes.

Rosemarkie - marriage lines and cables

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Pattern detail
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Colour: lovat green

Pattern: all over body pattern; marriage lines bordered by cables; marriage lines centred front and back, double cables at sides

Welt: 9 cm (3.5 inches) single rib

Chest: 89 cm (35 inches)

Gusset: grows out of centre purl of double cable and is flanked by the single cables; kite shaped; approximately 7.5 cm (3 inches) long, 5.5 cm (2.25 inches) wide

Shoulders: 3 rows reverse stocking stitch (ss), 9 rows ss, 3 rows reverse ss, cast off together with back shoulder stitches

Sleeves:  plain with single purl false seam stitch; cuff: 7 cm (2.75 inches) single rib; sleeve length 47 cm (18.5 inches); armhole depth: 21.5 cm (8.5 inches) deep plus gusset

Neck:  6.5 cm (2.5 inches) single rib; fastened with 3 buttons on right; opening 6 stitches garter stitch for both buttons and button holes, overlapped