Irish Fisherman Clan HandKnit Sweater Fancy Chevrons
As in all of the Irish Fisherman's sweaters the knit pattern signify important virtues of the life of the Irish Fisherman.
The rope or cable stitch = strength.
The small moss like stitches = wealthThe Diamond Stitch = reflects the small fields of the islands. These diamonds are sometimes filled with Irish moss stitch, depicting the seaweed that was used to fertilise the barren fields and produce a good harvest. Hence the diamond stitch is a wish for success and wealth.
Half diamond = the twisting cliff paths on the islands.
This pattern is on the front and the back and down the top of each sleeve.
The knit is fairly tight the the wool feels firm. The quality is superb.
The condition is excellent . It is totally clean and ready to wear.
48 “ Bust
28 “ Length
30” Top sleeve and should combined from the collar seam to cuff.
18.5 lower sleeve from armpit of cuff
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