The Feather & Fan Stitch Sweater pattern definitely has a 70s vibe. The lean styling and tunic length were synonymous with the comfortable casual look of the era, and the bonus Juliet cap is another 70s classic.
The main body of the sweater is knitted in a feather and fan stitch which creates a scalloped edge and a light and lacy texture. The yoke and sleeve tops are knitted in a broken rib pattern which provides further textural interest.
The sweater fastens with two buttons at the front yoke and sports a garter stitch collar and button/buttonhole bands.
This sweater is ideal for school, for work or for relaxed weekend wear, and looks great with jeans, flared pants, tailored pants or with an A-line maxi skirt to complete the perfect 70s look.
Imagine this sweater knitted in orange and brown shades for fall, or in bright yellow, green or pink for spring.
Too cute to wear under a coat, this tunic-style sweater and matching hat will be a great addition to your doll’s wardrobe.
This PDF knitting pattern is designed to fit 18" dolls such as American Girl®.
Recommended Fabrics: Suggested yarns: Sock yarn, fingering, lace yarn, 4 ply yarn (UK/SA/Aus/NZ). Examples knitted using Red Heart Margareta yarn, Regia sock yarn, fingering and baby yarns. The cover sweater was knitted using Lion Brand Sock Ease yarn.
-One pair of US Size 3 (metric 3.25 mm) knitting needles
-Blunt ended yarn needle for sewing seams
-2 x 3/8" – 1/2” (9 mm – 12 mm) buttons for the closure
-One 3.5 oz (100g) ball of most Fine/Light yarns marked with the 2 symbol should work with this pattern depending on your gauge (tension). Always check your gauge when starting to knit a new project.
Skill Level: Intermediate
What You Get: One 38 page knitting pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! The PDF knitting pattern provides full color step-by-step illustrated instructions. A PDF reader is required to view and print the files (example: Adobe Reader or Preview for MAC). The download link is received immediately after the transaction is complete. Print copies are NOT available.
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