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Catherine Cardigan Tour

Recently, I had the pleasure of testing the new pattern from SewponyThe Catherine Cardigan.

I love her previous patterns, but the new ones are even better – the aesthetic is more in tune with my girl growing sense of style (or fashion) and these are clothes that are actually worn on a daily basis [insert happy mama smile].

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For the testing version I used a soft knit from Nosh that I was hoping to use for myself (but obviously, failed to purchase enough yardage and this clever lady took advantage of that). It’s absolutely perfect for this cardigan – soft, warm and so comfortable to wear!

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The Catherine cardigan features a round neckline, button up front band with optional pussy bow or short bow – I added the short bow, and looks adorable. The sleeves are gathered and can be made short, or three-quarter length with a thin band or above elbow length or long with a deep cuff. The back features a separate yoke and gathering.

Plus, it’s really a pleasure to sew – the step-by-step detailed instructions are easy to follow and the final piece comes together in no time (well, almost 😉 ).

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Because we both loved the testing version so much, a new version was in order. Once again, we picked a long sleeve version (it’s still winter, and tis cardigan is fabulous for layering) made using a quilted knit and with an added lace hem (to make it less plain).

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Again, the sewing was quite simple and the cardigan was finished just before lunch time – perfect for a walk in the park! For this version, I used hand-painted wood buttons which were a gift from a dear friend . the knit is medium weight, so buttonholes are pretty doable.

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The Catherine carding is available from 12 months to 12 years (in English and dutch versions) and it’s truly one of those patterns, you’ll be going back again and again. I know I will ❤

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There’s a discount code (CATHERINE15) applicable throughout the tour. Don’t miss it!

Thank you so much Suz for having me!
Need more inspiration? Don’t forget to check these (gorgeous) versions …
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