Marselis by Inga Semmingsen


January 2021
Sport (12 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1203 - 2078 yards (1100 - 1900 m)
S-3XL/92-144 cm
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Marselis is a seamless sweater knit top down in the round. You start with the yoke that has short rows shaping in the neck, twisted rib and a decorative lace pattern. You the separate for body and sleeves that are knit separately.

Size: S/M (M/L) L/XL (XL/2XL) 2XL/3XL

Measurements finished garment:
Breast circumference: 92 (104) 118 (130) 144 cm/36 (41) 46.5 (51) 56.5 inches
Arm circumference: 32 (34) 37 (40) 43 cm/12.5 (13.5) 14.5 (16) 17 inches

To get the stated measurements you will need to block the sweater to open up the twisted rib. If you try the sweater on before blocking, it will most likely be tight. As the rib is very stretchy you may knit with some negative ease if you like a more fitted look.

Needle size: 3,5 mm (US4)

Gauge: 23 sts and 30 rows on 10x10 cm/4x4 inches

NB! Make a gauge swatch in stockinette, as the twisted rib is stretchy and hard to measure correctly.

Yarn: Dandelion Yarns Rosy Sport 350 m on 100g
Yarn quantity: 350 (400) 450 (500) 550 g

You will also need: Stitch markers, stitch holder/waste yarn, scissors and a needle to weave in loose ends.

All photos. by Tale Hendnes.