Category Archives: Cardigan/Shrug

The Olivia Cardi (CNS04) – The Craft Network Sewing magazine

This sewing pattern accompanied The Craft Network Sewing magazine (issue 07). It is an ideal wardrobe staple and is designbed for firm stretch knits. I made View A with extended shoulders and cut a size M (12-14). There is the option to … Continue reading

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Hoodie Cardigan – McCalls M6802

Its Autumn (my favourite season) and that means sewing with knit fabrics and making a long hoodie cardigan. Sewing for comfort! I made this cardigan in a lovely cotton jersey forest green knit fabric. There are 4 versions of the cardigan in the sewing pattern. I … Continue reading

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Bolero Cardigan/Shrug – Simply Sewn Book

This bolero cardigan/shrug was made from the Japanese sewing book of Simply Sewn: clothes for every season book by Michiyo Ito (the Designer of May Me). I saw Anna’s shrug and knew that I had to make one in a lightweight soft wool. The … Continue reading

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Slouchy Cardigan – Fashion with Fabric Book

I could not resist the winning combination of knit fabric, cardigan and kimono in The Slouchy Cardigan from the Fashion With Fabric Book by Claire-Louise Hardie (The Thrifty Stitcher), a sewing Producer of The Great British Sewing Bee – please see my last post for this Book … Continue reading

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The Diana Cardigan – The Magic Pattern Book

As I like to make and wear garments from knit fabrics, I chose to make The Diana Cardigan from The Magic Pattern Book by Amy Barickman. It has a pretty curved ‘tulip’ shape at the bottom hem, with the front pieces being … Continue reading

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