Scrap Batwing Sweater

Project Description

What are you most proud of? I have a batwing sweater that is too short in the body to be comfortable, so I used it as a pattern, and cut old knit fabric pieces - to make a new longer one. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Just lay your sweater on top of the fabric and then cut the shape of the sweater, the nut diagonals etc and cuffs from other fabric. Just design it how it is comfortable. For example I added 7" to the length, so it is the right length! and as I didn't have enough scrap fabric for the front! I just cut two fabric on the diagonal joined them together and then added a loose hem.

What you will need

  • Scrap knit fabric from my stash

Q&A with Pohutukawa

Pat Mitchell asked:
WOW- This is a great repurposed sweater. Your stash is amazing!
Pohutukawa answered:
My stash needs to be smaller, maybe it is because I live in a small town and do if I go to a city I need to buy fabric...
JeanneLongo asked:
Nice job, inspirational!
Pohutukawa answered:
Thank you! Nice to wear too!
Marcy & Katherine Tilton asked:
I love the results of the creativity that arises when we raid our stash!
Pohutukawa answered:
Thanks! It's great when you have so much fabric in your stash!!!
Chris Lucas asked:
What a great looking tee and love idea you used :)
Pohutukawa answered:
Thanks Chris!