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Double Faced Knit Jumper

Added Oct 21, 2012

by vchan38

London, United K...






I made this jumper using Burda 9/2012’s knit top pattern 106A. The fabric used is a double faced knit with pink pique on one side and ivory jersey on the other. The ivory side was used as contrast collar band. This is a fairly straight forward top to sew but some pattern alterations were required for me including reducing the top’s length and redrawing the shoulder darts. I also stretched the collar band like sewing a T-shirt as I want the collar to stay flat. You can see the making of the top on my blog:

Double Faced Knit Jumper

Material Notes

double faced knit fabric, vilene bias tape




Garment Type

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    Oct 22, 2012, 02.47 PMby jkaori

    Really cute! I saw this in the magazine but wasn’t sure how it would look. Your version is very flattering!

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      Oct 22, 2012, 11.04 PMby vchan38

      Thanks! My husband did ask if I wore the top wrong way round though… He thought the v should be at the front…. o

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    Oct 21, 2012, 07.58 PMby camelia db

    It`s funny as i have this top cut and ready to be sewn on my table. I love yours, the colour , the fit, and thanks for the tip for the collar band. I was also not so decided how I should do it.xx

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      Oct 22, 2012, 11.05 PMby vchan38

      I’m glad you like it! Have fun sewing yours!

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