Toaster Sweaters Pattern by Sew House Seven
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.
Beginner level pattern
This pattern includes standard sizes 00 – 20
Sweater #1: Is a closer fitting, semi-cropped sweatshirt/sweater. It works best when sewn in thick, stiff knits with some body to keep the neck standing upright. It features raglan sleeves, a wide waistband, a loose turtleneck, long cuffs and falls between the high and low hip.
Sweater #2: Is an easy top/sweater that can be dressed up or down. It is somewhat fitted through the shoulders and sleeves and then swings out a bit at the underarms and hem. It features a semi-high-neck that takes its inspiration from funnel and boat necks. It also 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.
Fabrics: 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
Sundries: Thread. Optional for version #2: Double-sided fusible knit tape for neck & hem.
Tools: Fabric scissors, iron & ironing board, straight pins, tailors chalk, ballpoint sewing machine needle for knits, twin or double needle for knits is optional for topstitching.