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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 5497 (Misses' Top)

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Posted on:1/30/13 4:22 PM
Last Updated:2/4/13 5:12 PM


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grays08 said... (2/5/13 9:11 AM) Reply
Thanks for the review. I have this pattern but haven't made it up yet. Yours is very cute and the tips are helpful!
renren said... (1/31/13 8:56 PM) Reply
I can't get the photo to enlarge, but the top looks pretty. I wonder if perhaps you could take a smaller seam under the bust and thereby extend the bodice a bit so it would be correctly placed. Well, it sounds like you did get a solution to work for you by removing the elastic. And taking stitches out of a knit is tricky business. One of the problems with these knits is each one stretches in its own way so you have to play around with that a bit. It is a pretty top and the pattern looks like a good one!
 
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