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All About the Rudy Hoodie

Fabric resources, fitting details, and tutorials to help you build your skills.


All About the Rudy Hoodie

Fabric resources, fitting details, and tutorials to help you build your skills.

Posted in: Patterns • December 31, 2019

Build Your Wardrobe with the Rudy Hoodie

Rudy is a relaxed, pull-over hooded sweatshirt with raglan sleeves. It features a kangaroo pocket and an elastic finish at the sleeve hems and waistband.

Sew it up in your favorite knits, like sweatshirt fleece, French terry, jersey, and rib knit. Pick coordinating ribbing for the sleeves and hem for a ready-to-wear look.

Maya is wearing a size 2 Rudy hoodie with 4" added to the body length, 2 1/2" added to the sleeve length, and 3/4" added to the hood height. Her measurements are 33”, 26”, 36 1/2” and she is 5’10”.

Shop for Fabric

In this month’s issue, we have an article thats all about sweatshirt fleece, but it’s not your only option for fabric.

Like the Mel joggers, the Rudy hoodie can be sewn in many different knits, like lightweight rib knits, jersey, ponte, double knits, merino jersey, or a cozy French terry.

If you can find matching (or contrasting) rib knit for the cuffs, your hoodie will really look like ready-to-wear.

Love the samples in this month’s issue? Here is where we sourced the fabric.

Bamboo Cotton Fleece in Sienna with matching ribbing from Stonemountain & Daughter Fabrics.

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