© 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.

Cummingston - road to Duffus and ropes

Pattern detail
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Donated by: Mrs Stewart; belonged to George McPherson, Calmbay, Cummingston; knitted in the late 1940s using sock wool as this was all that was available due to rationing

Colour: light grey

Pattern: all over body pattern; road to Duffus and mini cables; cables centred at front, back and sides

Welt: 5.5 cm (2.25 inches)

Gusset: no gusset

Shoulders: plain shoulder straps knitted from shoulder edge to neck

Sleeves: 43 cm (17 inches); knitted downwards from the shoulder; decreases continue to end of cuff

Neck: crew neck, approximately 2.5 cm (1 inch), knitted twice that length and sewn down on the inside