© 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.

Hopeman - cables and diagonals

Pattern detail
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Colour: grey / brown heather

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

Welt: single rib: 5 cm (2 inches); double cast on

Chest: 73.5 cm (29 inches)

Gusset: small gusset grows out of diagonals panel; length approximately 0.75", 2 cm (0.75 inches); width approximately 2 cm (0.75 inches)

Shoulders: 2 rows reverse stocking stitch (ss), 12 rows diagonals, 2 rows reverse ss,  knitted on right hand side of each chest piece, cast off and stitched

Sleeves: 5 cm (2 inches) pattern at top (2 rows reverse ss, followed by diagonals as on body), single purl stitch mock seam;

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