Klondike Pullover by Mary Anne Benedetto

Klondike Pullover

Knitting
November 2017
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in charted patt on largest needles
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
1090 - 1526 yards (997 - 1395 m)
39.5 (42, 47, 49, 54)" bust circumference
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Chase the chill with the Klondike Pullover, an unexpectedly sophisticated garment that blends heritage elements with modern design. Worked in traditional Lopi yarn, this chunky pullover features 3x3 rib accented with large cable motifs and saddle shoulders.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 39.5 (42, 47, 49, 54)“ bust circumference. Pullover shown measures 39.5”; modeled with 8” of positive ease.

Yarn Ístex Álafosslopi (100% Icelandic wool; 109 yd/3.5 oz): #56 ash heather, 10 (10, 12, 13, 14) skeins. Yarn distributed by Berroco.

Needles Sizes 8 (5 mm) and 9 (5.5 mm): 16” circular. Size 10 (6 mm): straight. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker; cable needle; stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 20 sts and 22 rows = 4” in charted patt on largest needles.

Note This pullover is worked in pieces from the bottom up and seamed.