Finlayson Sweater

Thread Theory



Buy the Finlayson Sweater sewing pattern from Thread Theory, this sweater is a grown up version of the classic hoodie. It will be a wardrobe staple due to its cozy boxy shape and hard wearing cuffed hems.

Both versions contain stylish features that elevate it beyond pure utilitarianism: Variation 1 features a unique squared neckline and a stylish shawl collar. It also includes an optional neckline facing that can be used to feature contrast fabrics as a finishing touch to the garment interior. Variation 2 includes a roomy lined hood that crosses over at the front to join to the squared neckline as well as the classic kangaroo pocket to protect hands from the elements. This pattern, as part of the Alpine Outdoors Collection, is a hard-wearing design with a classic fit.  Create a hand-made wardrobe of these designs so as to always be comfortably and stylishly ready for the next adventure!

Suggested Fabrics: Medium weight knit fabrics or fleece.

Variation 1:  XS-L / 115cm wide: 2.7m, 150cm wide 2.3m. XL-XXL / 115cm wide: 2.7m, 150cm wide 2.3m.

Variation 2: XS-L / 150cm wide 2m. XL-XXL / 150cm wide 2.4m.

Sizing: XS-XXL. Please see the size chart and finished garment measurements.

This sewing pattern is available in PAPER and PDF format. The PDF version of the pattern will be available immediately for download after purchase.

PDF pattern includes: A detailed instruction booklet containing step-by-step instructions and diagrams, a print-at-home PDF pattern on 40 pages (suitable for both Letter and A4 size paper), a print shop PDF pattern suitable for 36″ wide roll feed printers and a print shop PDF pattern suitable for A0 paper.

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Additional information


Jersey / Knits / Scuba

Sewing level

Confident Beginner

Make time

Half a day

Pattern format


PDF Printing

40 Pages

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