© 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 and mini cables

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Pattern detail
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Colour: mid grey

Pattern: all over body pattern; stocking stitch (ss) chevrons on a reverse ss background , bordered by mini cables. The cables are centred front and back, and at the sides.

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

Chest: 69 cm (27.5 inches)

Gusset: off-set with 5 increases on the left, 1 on the right; cables continue for first 8 rows of gusset

Shoulders: 2 rows reverse ss, 15 rows diagonal pattern (below), 2 rows reverse ss, cast off with back shoulder stitches

Sleeves: plain; 5 rows reverse ss at top; 1 p stitch "seam"; cuff single rib, 11 cm (4.5 inches); length 45 cm (18 inches)

Neck: Polo neck 15 cm (6 inches); width 11.5 cm (4.5 inches).

See also: Fraserburgh chevrons, Hopeman chevrons, Lossiemouth chevrons

Shoulder pattern