© 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.

Hopeman - chevrons

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Pattern detail
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Colour: dark grey

Pattern: all over body pattern; chevrons, separated by two purl stitches. The chevron pattern is centred at the sides, and the purl stitches centre front and back.

Welt: 7 (2.75 inches) cm single rib (knit 1, purl 1)

Chest: 72 cm (28.5 inches)

Gusset: no gusset, sleeve shaping starts after 18 cm (7 inches)

Shoulders: 24 rows moss stitch knitted as extensions of the front, cast off together with back stitches.

Sleeves: 9 rows moss stitch at top of sleeve, otherwise sleeves plain; cuff 14 cm (5.5 inches); total sleeve length 52 cm (20.5 inches)

Neck: polo neck 11.5 cm (4.5 inches), single rib.

See also: Fraserburgh chevrons, Hopeman chevrons and mini cables, Lossiemouth chevrons