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Date: 4/21/13 9:59 AM

Finally purchased the above pattern. I have alot of success with knits and wonder if this pattern could be used for them without doing a revamp?

If not, anyone know of a simple shift pattern for knits that could be worn by a pear shape under a blazer jacket?

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Date: 4/21/13 1:25 PM

As long as your knit doesn't get all wonky from the darts, you should be fine. You might end up taking it in, depending on how much stretch your knit has--a lot of people go down one size when they substitute knits.

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Date: 4/21/13 1:46 PM

The only glitch I see, is that this dress calls for a lining which can complicate things when using a knit.
You have to find a lining that matches the stretch of the knit, or eliminate the lining and use bindings.
McCalls 6355 is a simple knit dress, but not A-line. Maybe you can add the flare of the A-line from your pattern to it.

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