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Knot-ical Cardigans

Added Apr 5, 2014

by heatherrique

Southern, Califo...






Two “draped front” cardigans made by a Style Arc Abby cardi pattern. There were only 3 pattern pieces to work with (front, back, sleeve), which makes it one of the simplest to sew. The fronts are joined at one center seam that forms the center of the collar. I used an alternative method (“the burrito or sausage method”) to achieve a neater finish on the inside of the collar and the front facing ).

“blogged entry”: http://sewspiciousmindful.blogspot.com/2014/04/going-knot-ical-with-style-arcs-abby_4.html

Material Notes

First version in green/black: ITY jersey knit
Second version in gray with metallic waves: lightweight sweater knit




Garment Type

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    Apr 5, 2014, 08.06 PMby yenny lee

    Nice :)

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      Jun 1, 2014, 04.31 PMby heatherrique

      Thank you, Yenny Lee!

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    Apr 5, 2014, 10.22 AMby liliv-1

    I love them, especially the green one!

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    Apr 5, 2014, 07.18 AMby Mary Athey

    These are both lovely on you. You could even use these over a bikini or swimsuit on holiday. You really can pull of any shade with.your lovely warm colouring but the green is fabulous on you. so lovely x

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      Apr 5, 2014, 06.11 PMby heatherrique

      Thank you, Mary! The green and black cardi is now one of my “new” favorites.

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    Apr 5, 2014, 07.14 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    Fabulous – I like both of them a lot! :)

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    Apr 5, 2014, 05.04 AMby rita61

    Your cardigans look nice on you !

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