Melli by Camille Rosselle

Melli

by Camille Rosselle
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)
0 (1, 2, 3, 4) (5, 6, 7)
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This pattern was originally published in PomPom magazine issue 20. It has been revisited to sit better on the shoulders. And the positive ease has been updated for a closer fit. You can now choose from a range of 8 sizes.

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Sizes: 0 (1, 2, 3, 4) (5, 6, 7)

Finished bust: 88 (96, 104, 112, 120) (128, 136, 144) cm / 37¾
(41, 44, 47, 50, 53½, 56½)” – to be worn with 12 to 20 cm / 4 ¾ to 7¾”
positive ease.
1st model has 86 cm / 34” bust, stands 175 cm / 5’9” tall, and is wearing size 2.
2nd model has 76 cm / 30” bust and is wearing size 0.

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 (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.