Seamwork Oslo Cardigan

By 10/05/2015 , , ,


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Ok on to the Oslo Cardigan.

My fellow sewist Mary Lou Who and I wanted to sew together so this "2-hour" pattern was the perfect project since we've both made clothes before.


 

Fit: I am currently the top end of the L size so that's what I cut, it worked well especially since this heavy waffle knit drags.

Sewing:

At the first trying on the shoulders were hanging really low. Luckily my 'too short' cowl caused me to add a small box pleat to the center neck. I also inserted elastic in the seam like at the shoulders to keep it from stretching out.


Inside

Outside



For the cuffs and cowl I used the the wrong side of the waffle knit for extra contrast.


Overall the Olso was a fun pretty easy project even if it took longer than "2 hours" =)


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