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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Marianne

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic knitting skills
  • Knitting in the round with circular ndls
  • Increases/decreases
  • Working simple lace from chart or written instructions

Pattern Description:

Bring out your inner Marianne Dashwood in this casual tank with an elegant feel. It's worked from the bottom up in the round with seed stitch hem and straps and an allover leaf lace motif on the bodice. The worsted weight cotton/acrylic blend works up quickly with plenty of drape. The bodice is lined with a contrasting sport weight yarn in linen, adding a splash of color. The straps are lined with ribbon to prevent stretching and attached to the tank with four buttons. Pattern includes chart and written instructions for lace and a schematic. Pattern was tech edited by Joeli Caparco.


Gauge After Blocking
16 stitches / 24 Rows = 4in/10cm in st st on #9 needles (MC)
16 stitches / 24 Rows = 4in/10cm in lace pattern on #8 needles (MC)
16 stitches / 30 Rows = 4in/10cm in st st on #6 needles (CC)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Garment Bust Circumference: 30(33,36,39,42,45,48,51)in / 76.2(83.8,91.4,99.1,106.7,114.3,121.9,129.5)cm
  • Garment Hip Circumference: 36(38.5,42,45.5,47.25,50,54,55.25)in / 91.4(97.8,106.7,115.6,120,127,137.2,140.3)cm
  • Garment Length: 15(15.5,15.75,15.75,16.5,16.75,17,17)in / 38.1(39.4,40,40,41.9,42.5,43.2,43.2)cm
  • Tank is shown with 0in/cm ease in the bust, 33in size


  • MC: 410(450,500,550,600,660,700,730)yds / 375(411,457,503,548,604,640,668)m worsted weight yarn
  • CC: 100(120,130,150,160,180,200,210) yds / 91(110,119,137,146,165,183,192) m of sport weight yarn
  • #6 (4.0mm) 24" circular needles
  • #8 (5.0mm) 24" circular needles
  • #9 (5.5mm) 24" circular needles

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle
  • stitch marker
  • 1yd 7/8" wide grosgrain ribbon for straps
  • 4 5/8" buttons
  • sewing needle and thread
  • 4 safety pins (to fit straps)

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