The pattern motifs used in the jumper are taken from this book.
I have used the book many times and this time I wanted to use motifs that were meaningful to my daughter. The motifs are all based on jumpers from Fife and Musselburgh. The cables are Aran cables. The jumper was a request she had made a few years ago to make a jumper to replace the one she had that used to belong to her dad. (he no longer wore it) That jumper had since been frogged and with the addition of yellow wool had been made into a chevron rug.
You can read about the old jumper here.
The rug you can read about here.
The jumper was made for her 40th birthday. The motifs include:
You can click on the pages to make them easier to read.
The heart motif is self explanatory.
A birthday jumper made with love.