Melli by Camille Rosselle
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Melli

Knitting
February 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Bee pattern on 4mm needles after blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1006 - 1509 yards (920 - 1380 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)
Errata available: pompommag.com

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Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)

Finished bust: 96 (104, 112, 120, 128, 136, 144) cm / 37¾
(41, 44, 47, 50, 53½, 56½)” – to be worn with 20 cm / 7¾”
positive ease.
Model has 86 cm / 34” bust, stands 175 cm / 5’9” tall,
and is wearing size 2.

Yarn: La Bien Aimée Merino DK (DK / light worsted
weight; 100% superwash Merino wool; 230 m / 252 yds
per 115 g skein)
Shade: Aimée’s Sweater; 4 (5, 5, 5, 6, 6, 6) skeins

Gauge: 21 sts & 30 rows = 10 cm / 4” over Bee Pattern on
4 mm needles after blocking.
1 Bee to measure 2.5 cm / 1” diameter after blocking.

Needles: 3.5 mm / US 4 circular needle, 80 cm (32”)
length 4 mm / US 6 circular needle, 80-100 cm
(32-40”) length.
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct
gauge after blocking.

Notions: Smooth scrap yarn for holding stitches, 7 x 1.5
cm (¾”) diameter buttons.

Notes: Melli is worked from the bottom up in reverse stocking stitch with a partially improvised ‘bee’ pattern (see Stitch Glossary in Issue 20), before splitting for the yoke. Buttonbands are worked as you go and the sleeves knitted flat afterwards before seaming to the body after blocking.