Jules by Julie Hoover


September 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in reverse stockinette stitch with Size A needle, after blocking
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
720 - 1185 yards (658 - 1084 m)
42¾ (46½, 50¼, 54, 58, 61¾)" circumference at chest, seamed
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“The easy fit of this garment has flattering shaping in two areas; the curved hemline giving the back more coverage and the subtle widening of the body so the cable pattern flows outwards from waist to shoulders. This cocoon top is one that was high on my to-design list for very selfish reasons. Its clean, modern shape and minimal cable detail fits my style perfectly. I love working with reverse stockinette for a more textural feel and the exposed seams give it an additional interesting detail.” – Julie Hoover


  • Garment is worked flat in two pieces, Back and Front, from the bottom up.
  • Sleeves, Neck, and Hem are finished with ribbed bands.

Approximately 720 (805, 880, 990, 1070, 1185) yards of worsted weight wool yarn
6 (6, 7, 8, 8, 9) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 140 yards/50g)
Photographed in color Fossil

17 stitches & 28 rows = 4” in reverse stockinette stitch with Size A needle, after blocking

Size A (for Main Fabric):
One 24” circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed
Suggested Size: 5 mm (US 8)

Size B (for Ribbing):
One each 16, 24, and 32” circular needles one size smaller than Size A needle
Suggested Size: 4½ mm (US 7)

42¾ (46½, 50¼, 54, 58, 61¾)“ circumference at chest, seamed
31½ (35¼, 39, 42¾, 46½, 50¼)” circumference at high hip, seamed
Sample shown is size 50¼“ chest with + 17¼” ease at chest on model

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Please note: the stitch patterns in this garment are charted only.