Neon trim distressed print tee

Added Oct 21, 2013

by squirrellypoo

London, United K...

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Description

I only had one metre of this distressed print cotton jersey and I wanted to make a quick knit top before I went on holiday, so I paired it up with the short sleeved version of the merino wool sweater I made last winter (and wear all the time!). The neon trim was just a happy accident – I’d originally planned a basic neckband of self fabric but I mismeasured the neckline (I forgot to add in the top of the raglan sleeves!) so I started to think outside the box and I remembered I had some of this stretch fluroescent orange binding (also from Minerva!) in my stash from earlier in the year. Now I can’t imagine this top without it!

Read more and see way more photos over at FehrTrade.com!

Material Notes

Distressed jersey from Minevera

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Tanks/T’s
Style
Casual, Grunge
Material
Cotton, Knits/Jersey

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    Oct 22, 2013, 06.48 AMby rita61

    Your top is nice. I tried this pattern without success. I’ll have to check my tracing, as yours fit together great.

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      Oct 25, 2013, 05.36 PMby squirrellypoo

      Yeah, double check your tracing – this is the second time I’ve made this, and beyond being really long in the body, this sews up exactly as I expected!

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    Oct 21, 2013, 09.37 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Very cool – and I love the orange together with the black :)

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    Oct 21, 2013, 03.22 PMby Mary Athey

    The top’s lovely and i do love the happy accident binding. X

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      Oct 25, 2013, 05.36 PMby squirrellypoo

      thanks! It’s nice when accidents turn out to be blessings! ;)

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