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Looking for knit top for stripes
No horizontal stripes for me!
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Date: 5/23/12 4:41 PM

In my mystery bundle they sent me a pretty teal colored knit with a thin black stripe. The stripes run horizontally and I don't do horizontal stripes anywhere on this bod! It stretches alot on the lengthwise and does have some stretch on the crosswise grain so I think I can run the stripes vertically. I want to sew a short sleeve knit top and some knit black pants. I'm searching through all my knit top patterns and all I have is tops with little raglan sleeves. Is it possible to match up the stripes on this style of top? Can anyone suggest a cute knit top?

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Date: 5/23/12 5:18 PM

Vogue 8710?

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Date: 5/23/12 6:10 PM

Kwik Sew 3036 is super easy for stripes. With cowl or scoop neck.

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Date: 5/23/12 7:00 PM

If the stripes are thin, running them horizontally won't add width to your figure. In fact, knit tops with thin horizontal stripes are very "in" right now. I'd just pick a simple scoop or boatneck t-shirt pattern for the fabric that you're describing.

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Date: 5/23/12 8:55 PM

Diagonal stripes are awesome!

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Date: 5/23/12 11:09 PM

I was just going to add that KS 3036 also has a pattern for diagonal stripes.

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Date: 5/24/12 5:58 AM

Wow, decisions, decisions! I love all of them!

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Date: 5/24/12 7:36 AM

I love this...Vogue 8565

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Date: 5/24/12 10:41 AM

I made Simplicity 2181 with a stripe. I think it came out pretty interesting.

I like silhouette pattern yoga pants for a simple yet versatile pair of knit pants. My pattern review

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Date: 5/25/12 7:01 AM

I just bought this: Vogue 8792
you could use the short sleeve version or make the long sleeves as short as you wished.
-- Edited on 5/25/12 7:04 AM --

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