© 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.

Fraserburgh - flags

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Pattern detail
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Knitted by: Mrs Elsie Buchan, Fraserburgh, about 1970

Colour: beige

Pattern: all over body pattern; flags and mock cables, flags centred front and back, mock cables at sides

Welt: single rib: 6.5 cm (2.5 inches)

Chest: 84 cm (33 inches)

Gusset: length approximately 25 cm (10 inches); width approximately 6.5 cm (2.5 inches)

Shoulders:  rig and furrow (3 rows stocking atitch (ss), 3 rows reverse ss repeated 4 times), ending with 2 rows ss then cast off together with back shoulder stitches

Sleeves:  plain; cuff 1.5", 3.75 cm (1.5 inches); sleeve length: 43 cm (17 inches); armhole depth 6.5", 16.5 cm (6.5 inches) plus gusset

Neck: polo neck, single rib, 10.75 cm (4.25 inches)