© 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.

Lossiemouth - ropes and anchors


Pattern detail
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Knitted by: the late Mrs Isabella Stewart

Colour: blue marl

Pattern: all over body pattern; ropes and anchors; anchors centred front and back, cables at sides

Welt: single rib, 5.5 cm (2.25 inches)

Chest: 91.5 cm (36 inches)

Gusset: grows out of cable and is off-set, with increases on the left and decreases on the right; approximately 7.5 cm (3 inches) long and 5 cm (2 inches) wide

Shoulders: 3 rows garter stitch, 11 rows diagonals (see below), 3 rows garter stitch, worked at top right of each chest piece and cast of together with opposite left side

Sleeves: plain, 43.5 cm (17.25 inches); cuff: 7.5 cm (3 inches); armhole depth 17.5 cm (7 inches) plus gusset

Neck: polo neck in single rib, 14 cm (5.5 inches) deep


Shoulder pattern