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Julissa Pattern


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Knitting: Julissa
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

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

Pattern Description:

Julissa is a modern raglan sweater knit seamlessly from the top down using a worsted weight yarn. A flattering neckline, beautiful cable and lace details, three-quarter length sleeves and a bit of waist shaping all together create this feminine, easy-to-knit top. Wear with your favorite pair of jeans and a complementary colored tee or camisole underneath.

This sweater has proven to flatter all body types beautifully!


18 sts and 26 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)
  • 29.25 (32, 34.5, 36.5, 40, 43.5, 48, 51.5)" / 74 (81, 88, 93, 102, 110, 122, 131) cm circumference at bust
  • Intended to fit with approximately 0-2" (0-5 cm) negative ease. Choose a size up to 2" smaller than your actual bust measurement.


  • 750 (825, 910, 1000, 1100, 1210, 1330, 1465) yards / 686 (755, 833, 915, 1006, 1107, 1217, 1340) meters worsted weight yarn
  • 32" (82 cm) long or longer circular needle, size US 7 (4.5 mm)
  • 24" (60 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:

  • Stitch markers in two colors - (4) Color A; (6) Color B
  • Cable needle
  • Tapestry needle
  • Waste yarn

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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