Julissa (scoop neck version)

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Julissa (scoop neck version) Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Petite, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

intermediate skill level requirement Advanced

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit in-the-round
  • Basic lace stitches (YO, SSK, k2tog)
  • Cabling
  • Simple decrease/increase methods

Pattern Description:

This rendition of Julissa puts a new spin on the original, boat-necked pullover. The lower, scooped neckline along with a bit of waist shaping and flattering sleeve length all together create a modestly flirty and feminine piece that will complement a variety of body types.

This pullover is knit seamlessly from the top down using raglan shaping and a worsted weight yarn, which lends beautiful stitch definition to the cable and lace details. Choose from cap or three-quarter length sleeves and wear with a neutral or colored camisole underneath.


18 stitches and 28 rows = 4" (10 cm) in stockinette stitch, using larger needles

Change needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 2X-Small (X-Small, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, 2X-Large, 3X-Large)
  • 30 1/4 (32, 34 3/4, 36 1/2, 40, 43 1/2, 48, 51 1/2)" / (77, 81, 88, 93, 102, 110, 122, 131) cm circumference at high bust
  • Intended to fit with approximately 0-2" (0-5 cm) negative ease. Choose a size up to 2" (5 cm) smaller than your actual bust measurement.


  • 804 (850, 923, 969, 1062, 1155, 1275, 1367) yards / 735 (777, 844, 886, 971, 1056, 1166, 1250) meters worsted weight yarn, with 3/4 length sleeves
  • 32" (82 cm) long or longer circular needle, size US 6 (4 mm)
  • 32" (82 cm) long or longer circular needle, size US 5 (3.75 mm)
  • Appropriate needles of the same two sizes for your preferred method of knitting sleeves in the round

You Will Also Need:

  • (4) Stitch markers Color A
  • (6) Locking or Split Ring stitch markers Color B
  • Cable needle
  • Waste yarn
  • Tapestry needle

About Designer

About Designer

Vanessa Smith on craftsy.com

I'm a twenty-something Pacific North westerner living in Olympia, Washington. I first learned to knit in the Fall of 2005 and after much self-teaching and practice, began designing my own patterns in early 2010. I know I'm not alone when I say I can't imagine life without my knitting! :)

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