Bsc5 half open medium2
  • Bsc5 half open medium2
  • Bsc2 back medium2
  • Bergen front medium
  • Bergen back medium
  • Back detail medium2

Bergen Street Cardigan

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This seamless sweater has a modern look with an easy fit through the body, gentle shaping at the waist and slim fit through the arms. The unusual shoulder construction is accentuated by an optional vertical intarsia stripe.

The main part of the sweater is knitted back and forth on circular needles and the sleeves are worked in the round. The button band is knitted separately and attached at the end.

TECHNICAL INFO

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Bust / Hips 31 (35, 39, 43, 47)
Length 26.5 (27.5, 28, 29, 30)

SUGGESTED NEEDLES

US 6 DPN’S and ?24 inch circular needles,
US 7 DPN’s and ?24 inch circular needles,

YARN

DK Weight yarn 50g balls (125 yards each) in two colors
• Color A- 6 (7, 7, 8, 10)
• Color B- 4 (4, 4, 5, 6)

NOTIONS

9 ¾ inch buttons
Stitch Markers

ERRATA & FAQ

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FAQ

Q: I’m nervous about sewing the button band to the sweater. Any tips?
A: Sure, here’s the steps I followed to make mine: 1. Pin the band to one half of the cardigan. Overlap the edges about .25” with the band resting on top. 2. Try the cardigan on in a mirror and make adjustments to your pins so the band lays as flat as possible. 3. Repeat the process on the other half of the cardigan. 4. Once your band is pinned perfectly in place, use a running stitch to attach the band.

Q: Any advice about the buttons?
A: Select a button that is lightweight. Over time, heavy buttons will weigh down and stretch one side of your cardigan. Also, I like to use a backing button for garments like this. If you’re unsure what that is, watch my video tutorial about sewing buttons.

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