Benedict Pullover by Michele Wang
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Benedict Pullover

Knitting
December 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Moss St on larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1375 - 2000 yards (1257 - 1829 m)
37.5 (43.5, 49, 55, 60.5)" bust circumference

The Benedict Pullover is a stunning work of wearable fiber art. The long rope-cable columns are flanked by panels of moss stitch that flow seamlessly into a horizontal cable motif band at the hip. The sweater is elegantly finished with interspersed cables and rib stitch at the hem and cuff and features a simple crew neck and set-in sleeves.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 37.5 (43.5, 49, 55, 60.5)“ bust circumference. Pullover shown measures 43.5”; modeled with 10.5” of positive ease.

Yarn mYak Baby Yak Medium (100% yak; 125 yd /1.75 oz): mustard, 11 (12, 13, 14, 16) skeins.

Needles Sizes 6 (4 mm) and 8 (5 mm): straight. Size 6 (4 mm): 16” circular. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

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

Gauge 22 sts and 26 rows = 4” in Chart C patt on larger needles; 20 sts and 26 rows = 4” in Moss St on larger needles.

Notes This pullover is worked back in forth in pieces and seamed.