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Jessa Pattern


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Jessa Jessa
Jessa Jessa
Jessa Jessa
Jessa Jessa
Jessa Jessa

Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • increasing stitches
  • decreasing stitches
  • knitting in the round
  • slipping sts
  • short rows

Pattern Description:

Jessa is a simple top-down pullover perfect for the upcoming spring. The sweater is worked in Stockinette stitch with a Garter stitch faux button band running down along the spine, which flows into the bottom hem.
Small mother of pearl buttons and the eye-catching curved edges give the design a unique touch.


22 sts and 30 rows = 10 cm / 4 in St st worked in the round with larger needles.
Take time to save time - check your gauge. If necessary, adjust needle size to obtain the correct gauge.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes XS (S, M)L, XL, XXL. Finished chest: 78 (87, 94.5)103.5, 109, 118 cm / 31.25 (35, 37.75)41.5, 43.75, 47.25). The pullover is intended to be worn with little or no positive ease. Sample shown in size M on 93 cm / 37 bust.


  • Yarn 3 (3, 3)4, 4, 4 skeins of Madelinetosh TOSH Sock (100% merino, 361 m / 395 y; 100g) or 805 (896, 988)1100, 1189, 1308 meters / 880 (980, 1080)1200, 1300, 1430 yards of other fingering weight yarn. Sample shown in colorway Bloomsbury.

You Will Also Need:

  • Needles 3.75 mm / US #5 circular needle (60 cm / 24 long) and dpns. 3.5 mm / US #4 circular needle, or one size smaller than gauge needles, (40 cm / 16 long) and dpns.
  • Other 5 stitch markers, 9 mother of pearl buttons (about 13 mm / 0.5 in diameter), tapestry needle for weaving, stitch holders / scrap yarn.

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Madelinetosh TOSH Sock

About Designer

About Designer

Lorkowska J. on

I'm a mother, former teacher and a knitwear fanatic. I learned my first stitches from my mom when I was a teenager, but I gave up knitting quickly afterwards. Having my first baby brought back my passion with great impact and this time I also started designing knitwear for children and sometimes for adults. I live with my husband, two kids and two cats in Poland. My patterns can also be found on ...

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