© 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.

Fraserburgh - herring net diamonds (1)

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Pattern detail
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Colour: pink beige

Pattern: all over body pattern: herring net diamonds with double moss stitch columns; moss stitch columns centred at back front and sides

Welt: single rib, 4 cm (1.5 inches)

Chest: 95 cm (37.5 inches)

Gusset: double moss stitch, growing out of side columns; length approximately 7.5 cm (3 inches); width approximately 4 cm (1.5 inches)

Shoulders: 12 rows moss stitch with 2 rows reverse stocking stitch top and bottom (approimately 2.5 cm, 1 inch), knitted as extension of front chest and stitched at back

Sleeves: plain; cuff single rib: 6.25 cm (2.5 inches); total sleeve length: 45.5 cm (18 inches)

Neck: single rib, 12 cm (4.75 inches)

See also: Lossiemouth - herring net - uses cables rather than purl as here