SIZES: US 16 – 34 / UK 18 – 36 / EUR 42 – 66
The Toaster Sweaters consist of two different high neck top designs to keep you toasty warm and stylish in the cooler months. They are both very simple to sew and perfect for sewists of all levels who want to try their hand at sewing knits. These sweaters are designed to be constructed using knit fabric with at least 20% stretch around the width of the body.
Sweater #1: A close-fitting, semi-cropped sweatshirt/sweater with an upright neck. It features raglan sleeves, a wide waistband, a loose turtleneck, long cuffs, and falls between the high and low hip.
Sweater #2: An easy top/sweater that can be dressed up or down. Fitted through the shoulders and looser towards the hem, it features a semi-high-neck that takes its inspiration from funnel and boat necks. It has mitered side vents with a hi-low hem that is 1” shorter in the front than the back. The front hem falls just below the high hip.
SEWING LEVEL: Beginner
SIZING: Includes sizes 16-34
RECOMMENDED FABRIC: Mid to heavyweight stretch fabrics with at least 20% horizontal stretch. Version #1: Stretch sweatshirt fleece, stretch French terry, knit boiled wool, ponte, scuba. Version #2: Stretch sweatshirt fleece, stretch French terry, wool jersey, thick cotton interlock or jersey knit, stretch woven wool, ponte
NOTIONS: Matching thread. Optional for version #2: Double-sided fusible knit tape for neck & hem.
FABRIC REQUIREMENTS & MEASUREMENTS: Click on the photos on the left to view.