Tag Archives: knit trousers

Just No!

Ooo ugly no?  Yeah well I should have known really.  They are just leggings but with a zip and darts.  What?!  These are particularly awful as they are an unaltered size 38 and fit very very badly indeed but even … Continue reading

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Technical puzzlement

Hmmm invisible zipper in a knit. For your viewing pleasure I give you my second attempt to sew this zip into knit cotton T-shirting.  I’m pretty happy with the zipper insertion itself but very unhappy with the rest of the … Continue reading

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Stretchy stretchiness

I have just discovered wool ponte and love the stuff.  There is an element of quiet luxary in it’s drape and the softness of the weave.  Very nice. Wool ponte is a fabric I have read about often since discovering … Continue reading

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New Look 6084 long johns done

Hooray, done and they actually turned out OK.  Here they are on JJ, dad being currently unavailable. As mentioned last time, we couldn’t find a long johns pattern so decided to use New Look 6084 as a starting point.  I … Continue reading

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