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Jalie 2911 - Shawl-collared Pullover

When I pulled out the Jalie pattern I used for my daughter's jeans, I noticed Jalie 2911 and the relaxed, cozy look of it really appealed to me.


I had a length of lightweight cotton fleece that I thought would be a good match for this. The view with the hood looked particularly cozy to me, but I didn't have enough fabric for that.

Jalie 2911

The instructions for applying the shawl collar are good, but those inset corners require some precision. You really want to hit them bang-on the first time. Which is not what I did. Ripping out stitches in this dark, fuzzy fabric was no treat. I was able to get the corners in well, but I was left with a little hole in the corner. A few discreet hand stitches closed it up. The pucker shows up pretty well in the picture, but I don't think it is as noticeable in real life.

Jalie 2911

I added cuffs with thumb holes to up the warm-and-cozy factor. I think the holes ended up a little too small, but I haven't actually worn it yet to say for sure.

A cup of tea and a good book will be the perfect accessories for this top.

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  1. The top looks great and very cozy! I made this one awhile back - and am glad to hear I'm not the only one who had issues with those corners. I've been wanting to make another - but have put it off thinking about dealing with those darned things again! Do you think adding small pieces of interfacing at the corners might help?

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  2. Looks great! thanks for sharing.

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