Monday, 30 October 2017
Cosy Auden Cardigan.
So, a little selfless sewing has been happening around here. I was delighted to get a chance to make and review this pattern by Jennifer Lauren Vintage. It's obviously a button-up cardigan, but with the vintage look that Jennifer's designs are all about. I thought it would suit my better half as it can look casual, but also works well as a smarter cardigan, so would suit his various needs.
newzealandmerinoandfabrics as a special treat. When it arrived I realised it was a bit thicker than I'd realised. It's really a boucle knit, absolutely gorgeous, but I was slightly anxious as to how it would sew and especially with a woven neckline.
flannel from Raystitch, again I was a bit nervous as to how it would stitch with the heavy knit, but it was fine.
In general, the cardigan stitched up fairly quickly, it's pretty straightforward, all the notches matched up beautifully and it went together very well. The instructions were great, the only minor thing was there wasn't any guidance about stitching knit fabric or stitch sizes or tips, so might be tricky for a beginner. There might be further information on the sew-a-long about that I'm just thinking.