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The sweatshirt is an indispensable cold-weather basic. The Skipper sweatshirt is a modern version of this classic design. With a slightly dropped shoulder and a patch pocket, this pattern can easily be adapted for lounging around the house or running to the market.

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Our Misses patterns are drafted for a C cup and our Curvy patterns are drafted for DD. Both are drafted for a height of 5'8" (172 cm).

XS - 3XL

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All-purpose polyester sewing thread, ballpoint sewing machine needle, ballpoint twin needle.

Medium to heavyweight sweatshirt knits with at least 5% stretch, such as sweatshirt fleece, French terry, terry cloth, or sweater knits. Optional: Ribbing for the sleeve cuffs, neckband, and hem band.

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23 - 29 pages

Print-at-home files, copy shop files, and instructions. See contents file in download for detailed descriptions.

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Free Member Bonus
Skipper Bonus

This athleisure take on the Skipper sweatshirt provides you with a fashionable, transitional, garment that can take you from home, to the workplace, and other social occasions.

Try a traditional sweatshirt fleece to make the member exclusive into an extra cozy, stylish lounge piece. Made in a merino wool or French terry, this Skipper sweatshirt dress becomes a cozy, chic addition to your handmade wardrobe.

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Techniques and customization ideas for your Skipper

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Skipper Bonus Variation

Seamwork members can download pattern pieces to turn the Skipper sweater into a hooded sweatshirt dress.