© 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.

Lossiemouth - chevrons

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Pattern detail
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Donated by: Mrs Stweart.  The gansey belonged to Alex Main, who was born in Burghead in 1912, and retired from fishing in 1969.

Colour: beige

Pattern: all over body pattern; chevrons bordered by mini cables. The chevrons are centred front and back, and the mock cable the sides.

Welt: 5 cm (2 inches) single rib (knit 1, purl 1)

Sleeves: plain knit raglan sleeves, knitted upwards from the cuff and stitched in.  Sleeves are knitted in the round, with a false underarm seam. Cuff: single rib; 8 cm (3.25 inches)

Shoulders: top of raglan is approximately 7.5 cm (3 inches) wide

Neck: single rib polo neck 10 cm (4 inches); knitted in the round using stitches from front, back and top of sleeves

See also: Fraserburgh chevrons, Hopeman chevrons, Hopeman chevrons and mini cables.