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Purple Boob Holder Sweater

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Knit Lab: Fit Your Knits taught by Stefanie Japel

Knitwear designer Stefanie Japel teaches you how to knit a sweater with adjustments to the bust, waist and hips to perfectly fit any body type.

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Knitting
Type Clothing
Yarn Weight Worsted (10 ply)
Sizing Women
Style Retro / Vintage, Classic
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What needles did you use? US 10 / 6.0 mm / UK 4

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What materials did you use? Premier Yarns Everyday Soft Worsted Yarn in Aubergine, 2 vintage purple buttons

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I used Stefanie Japel's Boobholder/Minisewater free pattern for this make. I had to enlarge it A LOT to fit me though, lol. This class really helped me adjust the pattern as I went. I will confess that it ended up a bit too big, lol. You can see how the collar edges ripples a bit and don't sit flat on my chest and the sleeves don't puff up because they don't hug my arms like they should. I also ended up having to create a big overlap at the button and add an additional button to secure it. In spite of that, I really do love it and I know it will be a great piece when it gets cool again. I also adore these buttons! I only had 2 of them and they match perfectly - it was just meant to be :) I'm sure I will use this pattern again!

04/28/2014 Flag