Mount Robson Pullover

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The Mount Robson Pullover, named for a peak in the Canadian Rockies, is a lightweight men’s sweater worked in slip-stitch ribs with considerable stretch. Contrasting texture is provided by the stockinette saddles. Not only does this sweater weigh very little, but it’s just the thing for extra warmth at higher altitudes.

Finished Size 34½ (38, 42, 45½, 49½, 52½)” chest circumference. Pullover shown measures 38″, modeled with 2″ of negative ease.

Yarn Cascade Yarns Cascade 220 Fingering (100% Peruvian highland wool; 273 yd [250 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #9429 mossy rock, 9 (10, 11, 12, 13, 14) skeins.

Needles Neckband—size 2 (2.75 mm): 16″ circular (cir). Body and sleeves—size 2 ½ (3 mm): 32″ cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker (m); removable m; tapestry needle.

Gauge 39 sts and 64 rows = 4″ in Cartridge Rib patt on larger needle; 31 sts and 44 rows = 4″ in St st on larger needle.

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