© 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.

Avoch - diagonals

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Pattern detail
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Knitted by: Mrs Patience

Colour: light navy / green marl

Pattern: all over body pattern; diagonals and stocking stitch panels; diagonals centred front and back

Welt: k2 p2 rib, 11 cm (4.25 inches)

Chest: 89 cm (35 inches)

Gusset: no gusset, but 15 underarm stitches continue into sleeve, and are decreased over the first 26 rows

Shoulders: diagonal pattern shoulder strap knitted from shoulder to neck; 3.75 cm (1.5 inches) wide, 12 stitches

Sleeves: diagonal pattern continues down centre of sleeve following on from shoulder strap, the rest is plain; cuffs: k2 p2 rib,  8 cm (3.25 inches)

Neck: polo neck, k2 p2 rib, 14.5 cm (5.75 inches)