Maxine is a very cosy and stylish sweater featuring a criss-cross front detail, generous secret pockets, two neckband variations, drop shoulder, waistband and cuffs. It is suitable for a wide variety of medium to heavy weight stretch fabrics. The pattern is aimed at but not exclusive to adventurous beginners who would like to learn more about sewing with stretch fabrics using a domestic sewing machine.
Suggested fabrics: Any medium or heavy weight stretch fabric with at least 20% stretch – sweater knits, fleece backed jersey, boiled wool, ponte, scuba…or get adventurous and try something different!
Fabric requirements: 110 cm (42″) wide fabric: 230 – 245 cm (2.5 – 2.7 yd) // 150 cm (59″) wide fabric: 175 – 190 cm (1.9 – 2 yd).
Sizing: UK 6 – 20. Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.
Notions: 50 cm (0.5 yd) of fusible seam tape interfacing (or cut strips of lightweight interfacing fabric).