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© Moray Firth Gansey Project February 2017


This project is being 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 - diamonds

Knitted by Mrs Elsie Buchan, Fraserburgh, about 1970

Colour: beige

Pattern: all over body pattern; garter stitch diamonds, separated by double mock cables. The mock cable pattern is centred front and back and at the sides.

Welt: 6 cm single rib (knit 1, purl 1)

Gusset: diamond shaped gusset, approximately 7 cm across and 25 cm long, worked in stocking stitch; opens out of mock cable pattern at sides.

Shoulders: ridge and furrow pattern (3 rows stocking stitch, 3 rows reverse stocking stitch) worked as an extension of the front at both sides of the neck, and cast off together with the back shoulder stitches.

Sleeves: plain stocking stitch with 1 purl false seam stitch from gusset to cuff; cuff single rib.

Neck: roll neck approximately 11 cm deep in single rib.

Pattern detail
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