Southbank Sweater and Sweater Dress

Nina Lee

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Buy the Southbank Sweater and Sweater Dress sewing pattern from Nina Lee. This is a cosy yet stylish knit pattern designed to become a winter wardrobe workhorse. With a slightly oversized fit, funnel neck and drop-shoulders, Southbank is on-trend, comfortable and flattering. Oh, and unbelievably quick and easy to sew!

Version 1 is a sweater dress with a sweatshirt-inspired hem band and side-seam pockets, easy to dress up or down. Version 2 is a hip-length top suitable for wearing over trousers or pencil skirts when made in a ponte or similar, or ideal for tucking into high-waisted garments if made in a lighter-weight fabric. Version 3 is a cropped sweater designed to finish at the natural waist. All three variations feature slouchy, slightly over-long sleeves with cuffs.

This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following formats:

– PAPER (next working day dispatch on orders and FREE UK delivery over £50). This option is only available for sizes 6 – 20 (because the designer currently only prints this pattern in paper format for sizes 6 – 20). If you would like to purchase sizes 16 – 28, please select the copy shop option.

 – PDF (available to download immediately after purchase). Choose sizes 6 – 20 or sizes 16 – 28. What is a PDF?

 – PDF pattern + Printed A0 copy shop (We print out the A0 pattern sheets, but you’ll need to download the digital instructions, as we don’t print these. The PDF files will be emailed immediately after purchase, and the A0 pattern sheets will be dispatched next working day). This option is only available for sizes 16 – 28 (because the designer already prints this pattern in paper format for sizes 6 – 20). What is Copy Shop?

What we think: We’ve seen so many great versions of this pattern – Southbank will be your new secret pyjamas!

Suggested fabrics: All three versions work well in medium-weight knits with up to 20% stretch, such as ponte roma, boiled wool, sweatshirt fabric. Version 2 also works beautifully in lighter weight jerseys which give a softer, drapier look.

Fabric requirements:

Sizes 6 – 20

Version 1: 150 cm (60″) wide fabric: 1.6 – 2 m (2 – 2.5 yd) // 115 cm (45″) wide fabric: 2.2 – 2.8 m (2.5 – 3 yd).

Version 2: 150 cm (60″) wide fabric: 1.4 – 1.5 m (1.75 yd) // 115 cm (45″) wide fabric: 1.6 – 2.5 m (2 – 2.75 yd).

Version 3: 150 cm (60″) wide fabric: 1.2 – 1.3 m (1.5 yd) // 115 cm (45″) wide fabric: 1.4 – 1.8 m (1.75 – 2 yd).

Sizes 16 – 28

Version 1: 150 cm (60″) wide fabric: 2 – 2.3 m (2.4 – 2.5 yd) // 115 cm (45″) wide fabric: 3.1 m (3.4 yd).

Version 2: 150 cm (60″) wide fabric: 1.6 m (1.75 yd) // 115 cm (45″) wide fabric: 2.4 m (2.6 yd).

Version 3: 150 cm (60″) wide fabric: 1.5 m (1.7 yd) // 115 cm (45″) wide fabric: 2.1 m (2.3 yd).

Sizing: UK 6 – 20 OR UK 16 – 28. Please check the size charts and finished garment measurements.

Notions: 0.5 m of clear elastic or stay tape, 1 cm wide; ballpoint or jersey needle // For Versions 2 and 3: 2.5 mm twin needle (optional).

PDF pattern includes: Instructions; A4/US letter print-at-home pattern; A0 copy shop file.

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Additional information

Fabric

Jersey / Knits / Scuba

Size

UK 6 / US 2 / EU 34, UK 8 / US 4 / EU 36, UK 10 / US 6 / EU 38, UK 12 / US 8 / EU 40, UK 14 / US 10 / EU 42, UK 16 / US 12 / EU 44, UK 18 / US 14 / EU 46, UK 20 / US 16 / EU 48, UK 22 / US 18 / EU 50, UK 24 / US 20 / EU 52, UK 26 / US 22 / EU 54, UK 28 / US 24 / EU 56

Sewing level

Confident Beginner

Make time

Half a day

Pattern format

PAPER (6 – 20), PDF (16 – 28), PDF (16 – 28) + Printed copy shop (+£7.00), PDF (6 – 20)

PDF Printing

32 Pages

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