Bergen Peak Pullover by Irina Anikeeva
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Bergen Peak Pullover

Knitting
February 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in St st with MC on larger needle
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
2101 - 2674 yards (1921 - 2445 m)
36 (40.75, 44.5, 48, 51.5)" chest circumference
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The Bergen Peak Pullover features updated takes on two classic techniques: Fair Isle and cables. This handsome pullover has flowing staghorn cables at the yoke and a striking graphic colorwork band. It is worked in the round from the bottom up.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 36 (40.75, 44.5, 48, 51.5)“ chest circumference. Pullover shown measures 44.5”; modeled with 4.5” of positive ease.

Yarn Cascade Yarns Longwood (100% superwash extrafine merino wool; 191 yd/3.5 oz): #40 midnight (MC), 7 (8, 8, 9, 10) skeins; #46 cream (CC1) and #30 silver heather (CC2), 2 skeins each.

Needles Size 6 (4 mm): 16” and two 32’’ circulars and set of double-pointed. Size 7 (4.5 mm): 24” and 32” circular and set of double-pointed. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; cable needle; size G/6 (4 mm) crochet hook; waste yarn; stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 20 sts and 28 rnds = 4” in St st with MC on larger needle; 20 sts and 23 rnds = 4” in colorwork patt on larger needle; 24 sts and 28 rnds = 4” in cable patt on larger needles.

Notes The body and sleeves of this pullover are worked in the round from the bottom up to the yoke, then the pieces are joined for working the circular yoke.