Berkshire Pullover by Morehouse Designs
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Berkshire Pullover

Knitting
October 2003
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch (St st)
US 13 - 9.0 mm
612 - 1020 yards (560 - 933 m)
S (M, L, 1X, 2X)

Pattern description from Weekend Knitting: “Margrit Lohrer named this comfortable, quick-knit pullover after a beautiful region of New York and Massachusetts. The Berkshires are a very popular destination for weekend travelers looking for a mixture of idyllic scenery, arts and culture, fine dining, outdoor sports, and tranquility. A great place for a vacation chockful of knitting! Margrit compares the simplicity and comfort of this pullover to our favorite sweatshirts, the ones we want to won in every color and wear every weekend. This sweater is worked in one piece to the underarms, then the front and back are worked separately to the shoulders.”

Finished Measurements: 35 (38.5, 41.5, 45, 49)” chest.

Yarn: Morehouse Merino Bulky (100% Merino wool; 102 yards / 4 ounces): 6 (7, 8, 9, 10) skeins. Shown in book in oatmeal and hemlock.

Needles:

  • One 24” or 29” circ (circular) needle size US 13 (9 mm)
  • One 16” circ needle size US 13 (9 mm) for neck finishing.
  • One set double-pointed needles (dpn) size US 13 (9 mm) for sleeves.
  • Change needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions: Stitch marker, stitch holders, yarn needle.