Southbank Sweater and Sweater Dress
£8.50 – £14.00
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.
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: 150 cm (60″) wide fabric: Version 1, 1.6 -2 m (2 – 2.5 yd); Version 2, 1.4 – 1.5 m (1.75 yd); Version 3, 1.2 – 1.3 m (1.5 yd) // 115 cm (45″) wide fabric: Version 1, 2.2 – 2.8 m (2.5 – 3 yd); Version 2, 1.6 – 2.5 m (2 – 2.75 yd); Version 3, 1.4 – 1.8 m (1.75 – 2 yd).
Sizing: UK 6 – 20. Please check the size chart 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).
This sewing pattern is available in PAPER and PDF formats. The PDF pattern will be available immediately for download after purchase.
PDF pattern includes: Instructions, print-at-home pattern suitable for A4 and US letter size paper; A0 (print shop) file.
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