© 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.

Peterhead - diamonds

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Pattern detail
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Colour: dark navy blue

Pattern: all over body pattern; diamonds and moss stitch rib; rib pattern centred  at back and sides, diamond at front

Welt: single rib 5.5 cm (2.25 inches)

Chest: 77.5 cm (30.5 inches)

Gusset: grows out of rib pattern; length approximately 14 cm (5.5 inches); width approximately 6.25 cm (2.5 inches)

Shoulders: 5 cm (2 inches); moss stitch, with two rows of reverse stocking stitch at begining and end; knitted as extension of front chest and stitched at back

Sleeves: plain; cuffs single rib: 7.5 cm (3 inches); total sleeve length 42 cm (16.5 inches)

Neck: single rib: 4.5 cm (1.75 inches); single button fastening