© 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.

Portsoy - diamonds

Pattern detail
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Colour: turquoise / terracotta marl

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

Welt: single rib: 7 cm (2.75 inches)

Chest: 94 cm (37 inches)

Garment length: cast on edge to top of shoulder: 66 cm (26 inches)

Gusset: no gusset - 12 underarm stitches are incorporated into sleeve

Shoulders: body pattern is continued for 1.75", 4.5 cm (1.75 inches) at side of neck, back and front, cast off and stitched

Sleeves: plain; cuff single rib: 6.25 cm (2.5 inches); total sleeve length 45 cm (17.75 inches)

Neck: single rib 11.5 cm (4.5 inches)