Hey all, this is my first post (longtime lurker) so go easy on me!
has some of the most incredible sweaters/cloaks EVER, but I can't even come close to affording one... not to mention it looks like she has stopped selling them now. What's a poor crafter to do? Well, how about THIS:
Ignore my gross messy hair, I was sick at the time so I was in full-on grunge mode.
It's much simpler and smaller than Katwise's, but it's a start, right? The hood is nice and roomy, but I kept it short because... well, because I felt like it! I'm really happy with the way it came out, and it was very simple to make once I got started. All the sweaters came from various thrift stores. Next time, I'll get more ambitious with it
The only real issue I had while sewing it all was the buttonholes. What a pain in the butt!! Something about the thick knit sweater material messed it up. I ended up pinning paper on the back of the fabric just so it would feed through the machine properly! Next time I think I'll try to find a sweater that already buttons up, and just use that.