SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Platinum Sponsor
Fabulous Fit
Fabulous Fit

Forum > Patterns and Notions > Men's sweater pattern ( Moderated by Sharon1952)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Men's sweater pattern
Am I making this too hard? (Hint: The answer is probably yes...)
RebeccaMarie
starstar
RebeccaMarie
Member since 5/5/12
Posts: 93
Skill: Intermediate
Send Message

      



Date: 11/2/12 2:25 PM

About a week ago, I accidentally tossed my boyfriend's luscious 100% merino wool sweater in the dryer. I feel terrible -- so I want to make him a new sweater or two. Surprisingly, I'm having trouble finding high-end sweater knit wools at a *relatively* reasonable price, but I'm confident I can figure that out.

What I can't find is a decent pattern for man's sweater. I found several Kwik Sews meant for jerseys/fleeces/stretch knits, but I'm looking for something suited to a sweater knit.

My question: Wouldn't any plain ol' t-shirt/loungewear shirt pattern do? Maybe in a slightly larger size than the measurements suggest, so it layers easily?

Could it be that simple? I hope so. (Bracing my self for ridiculous answers ... ask a stupid question, as they say...)

------
Humor, DIY escapades, pop culture, kitsch and creative miscellany from a bipolar bureaucrat with a sewing machine, a bottle of prozac, and an occasionally loose grip on reality -- http://sewciopathic.com ... plus, stuff for sale(!) at sewciopathic.etsy.com.

PattyE
starstarstarstar
PattyE  Friend of PR
Michigan USA
Member since 9/7/10
Posts: 2267
Skill: Intermediate
Body Type:
Send Message

      



Subject: Mens sweater pattern Date: 11/2/12 3:46 PM

I would think a sweatshirt-type pattern would work fine.

------
Stash: 175 yds. @ 07.26.15

diane s
star
diane s  Friend of PR
Oregon USA
Member since 8/24/02
Posts: 5098
Skill: Intermediate
Send Message

      



Date: 11/3/12 0:22 AM

You might check out of print Stretch & Sew patterns. They had several sweater patterns, even for men. You can find them on Etsy and Ebay. Here is an example.mens sweater

------
My grandmother taught me to sew when I was 10, and I've been sewing ever since.

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Patterns and Notions >> Men's sweater pattern

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Online Class
All About Buttons and Buttonholes
All About Buttons and Buttonholes

Class Details

Online Class
Restyling with Exposed Zippers
Restyling with Exposed Zippers

Class Details

Colette Patterns Meringue

photo
by: smixter

Review
SewBaby The Twirly Dress Pattern

SewBaby The Twirly Dress Pattern

Pattern Details
Victory Satsuki Paper Pattern

Victory Satsuki Paper Pattern

Pattern Details

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2015 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.