Amy S.

Added Oct 20, 2008

By burdastyle

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Description

You need a warm sweater for the upcoming cold months. You don’t feel like buying another one of those cable knits you still have from last year. But you don’t know how to knit and learning that would take until next spring. The Amy sweater is a simple cut and sew knit hoodie. So simple that you can spend all your time hunting down the right fabric.

One of the images gives you a hint for next weeks pattern…:)

Material Notes

purl knit, rib knit

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Accessories
Style
Casual, Classic
Material
Knits/Jersey

Credits

Photographer
Hair and Make-up
Model

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    Oct 21, 2010, 10.08 PMby simplyb

    Have I missed how much fabric we need for this somewhere?

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    Dec 9, 2009, 09.30 PMby eringman

    i dont know where to find how much material i need to buy!

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    Nov 20, 2009, 05.29 PMby lizbeth89

    This is a beautiful hoodie, and it will definitely go to good use during NYC winters: ]

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    Nov 12, 2009, 01.05 PMby jazzmin

    i like the guy version..do you have a pattern for that?

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    Dec 2, 2008, 11.07 AMby shellymae81

    love love love this sweater! ill get a lot of use out of this project living in Michigan!

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    Oct 27, 2008, 03.32 AMby lizziegriffin

    I love that so much,

    it looks real comfty! x

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    Oct 23, 2008, 01.09 PMby rosalora

    how cozy.

    i love this woman’s hair! <3 <3

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    Oct 23, 2008, 08.45 AMby loreliz

    i really like it… and again.. that handsome boy .. sigh

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    Oct 22, 2008, 12.00 PMby marbo

    Oh, I like it but I’ll cut it a little bit shorter than this one on the photo.

    By the way, is there anyone who knows a little trick or a good howto so that the fabric (knit) won’t get those ugly waves while sewing (I get that effect especially with some Rib knit).

    Anyway, thanks for this lovely pattern.

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      Sep 12, 2009, 03.04 PMby shamdoogle

      Since this pattern uses knit fabrics that can have a lot of stretch like rib knits, you’ll need to use a walking foot or even feed foot, this will apply the same pressure to both layers of fabric you are knitting. Also be sure to use a ball point needle for knits.

      I had some of the same problems and then found out a bit more here: http://www.essortment.com/hobbies/sewingknitfabr_syru.htm

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    Oct 22, 2008, 08.25 AMby emrichkh

    I had no idea you could buy knitted sweater fabric like this!

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    Oct 22, 2008, 08.07 AMby helenamarie

    Ooooh hoodie my love! I’m going to have an affair with you soon ;-)

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    Oct 22, 2008, 04.39 AMby sewverytall

    This really is a cute sweater to sew. I have a similar pattern from the late 70s, except it’s a cardigan instead of a pullover…I loved it and made several. The pattern should state the required amount of stretch, for the knit fabric.

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    Oct 21, 2008, 09.15 PMby manati

    Where can I find such of lovely fabric?

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    Oct 21, 2008, 08.57 PMby live2exist

    LOVE IT!!! I just took some knitting classes and this pattern will definitely be added on my to do list… Gorgeous

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    Oct 21, 2008, 06.56 PMby magicsnjor

    wow this is really great, I was just about to leave to buy a pattern just like this one, thanks a ton

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    Oct 21, 2008, 11.00 AMby jsolnushko

    What a cozy sweat shirt!

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    Oct 21, 2008, 10.23 AMby benedikta

    Hi Everybody,

    We made the sweater a little bit looser because we wanted a comfy look. It has a fitted shape and is definitely easy to adjust to make it fit tighter. Layla is out of town until Wednesday but as soon as she steps back into the office I will measure her and let you know what the difference is to the size we made. Let me know any other questions you may have…

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      Oct 26, 2010, 09.48 PMby cocobuddr

      Yes, where o’ where can one find that lovely “sweater fabric” you used!!

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    Oct 21, 2008, 10.06 AMby dinkley101

    All i can say is “I want it!!” this will be perfect for the cold Canadian winter coming up! can anyone give me any advice about where to buy this type of fabric and what i should be looking for when i buy it?? thanks x x

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    Oct 21, 2008, 08.22 AMby schickchick

    gorgeous sweater. gorgeous girl.

    i can’t wait to start looking for fabric for this one!!

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    Oct 21, 2008, 06.30 AMby victors

    Looks cosy perfect for our Icy English winters. thanks, another thing on my to do list!!

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    Oct 21, 2008, 02.06 AMby merita

    Oh great … I have this material at home, waiting … for a pattern like this. I was going through all my Burdas but I didn`t find the right pattern. This one is great! :)

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      Oct 26, 2010, 09.43 PMby cocobuddr

      That material is wonderful. Where did you find it?

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    Oct 20, 2008, 11.35 PMby peaudane

    I like it but on me I would prefer it smaller. May I ask how tall the model is and what size she is wearing?

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    Oct 20, 2008, 09.13 PMby reneebeth

    Is it possible to buy such wonderful knitted fabric that you can cut up and sew?! (Lalalalayla, your hair is wonderful by the way)

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    Oct 20, 2008, 08.42 PMby calicocouture

    Ooo! This has a lot of potential for variations, etc. Gorgeous fabric too!

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    Oct 20, 2008, 08.25 PMby erdronen

    so cute! I love this design! thanks!

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    Oct 20, 2008, 08.23 PMby emilykate

    That is the most comfy-looking knit fabric… I love it when you gals model the clothes!

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    Oct 20, 2008, 07.59 PMby pierrewolf

    I like it, lots of potential for variations too!

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    Oct 20, 2008, 06.38 PMby sunnyb64

    I like it! Looks like it has great potential as a sweater reconstruction too— perfect for me as a non-knitter!

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    Oct 20, 2008, 04.24 PMby lunatepetal

    ahhhhhhhhh! this is great!! this is what i wanted for the cold winter!!!

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    Oct 20, 2008, 04.12 PMby dianacirne

    So nice!!! I love the V neck! But I like this kind of sweater more fitted. But, this is a greattttt pattern! Here in Portugal is a very warm autumn too… But december is coming!

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