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Marlo Cardigan Kit

A gorgeous oversized cardigan, the Marlo is perfect for layering on those cooler 'end of summer' evenings and will safely see your wardrobe transition into Autumn outfits.

With it's oversized fit, dropped shoulder, deep V-neck and wide bands, the Marlo Cardigan is relaxed, slouchy and easy to pair with your favourite me made garments.

Choose between a cute cropped length that hits around the waist, or a longer length with patch pockets that hits around mid thigh.

We have chosen the snuggliest, softest 100% cotton jacquard knitted fabric, with a brushed fluffy back and woven in white specks on three colour ways: midnight, teal and ochre.

This kit is available in three size ranges; sizes US 0-14 and US 16-18 in a B cup and US 14-30 in a D-cup.

  • The PDF digital file for the TrueBias Marlo Cardigan* (Size range: US 0-30 Bust 32" - 57.5") *The link to the PDF instruction booklet and PDF files for all sizes and cup options will be contained in your order confirmation email.
  • A0 print out of the TrueBias Marlo Cardigan*
  • Fabric - 'Up to size US 14' contains 2m of fabric and 'Up to size US 30' contains 2.7m of fabric. These lengths are based on making the longer version. 2m is enough for up to size US 14 in the B cup size range and 2.7m is enough for US 16-18 in the B cup and US 14-30 in the D-cup)
  • 1 reel Matching Gutermann Sew All Thread
  • Prym Sewing Machine Needles
  • 0.2m of medium weight non-woven interfacing
  • 4 x 30mm buttons, dyed especially for g&g to match these fabrics by The Textile Garden.
  • Framilastic for stabilising the shoulder seams
  • Sew in woven label - Made by me with g&g

Alongside the purchase of this kit you will receive access to a Laurens exclusive YouTube video to be used alongside the pattern instructions.

The video has over 30 minutes of footage, sectioned out with time stamps/chapters for easy reference and navigation. She shares her hints and tips for getting a lovely finish including working with a loose weave fabric, options for seam finishes, marking notches, using framilastic, options for attaching the neckband and much more.

The link to the video will be contained in your order confirmation email along with the pdf files, please please file this safely for future reference.

This project is suitable for advanced beginners who are building up their skills working with different types of fabrics and can be completed on a regular sewing machine, or on a combination of an overlocker and regular sewing machine.

To complete this project you'll need a basic sewing tools, find out what Lauren recommends in this article. You'll need a regular sewing machine. An Overlocker is useful but not essential.

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