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I Am Patterns Rainbow Hoodie & Sweatshirt (Beginner)

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Description

**PLEASE NOTE: The pattern pieces overlap with each other so you will need to trace the pattern onto paper**

I Am Rainbow, a sweatshirt where the only limit is your imagination. Choose from 70 variations with pockets and 26 versions without. Make me in your favourite length: classic, above the knee, below the knee or mid calf. I have three pockets to choose from: kangaroo, welt or in-seam. Make me with or without a zip. At the neckline, choose either a classic or overlapping hood or neckband. I can be finished with or without ribbing.

Level: Simple

Sizes: Paper : 36 to 46

Seam allowances: Included

PAPER PATTERN

All seam allowances are included in the pattern.

The pattern is enclosed in an envelope. It contains the sewing pattern along with a step-by-step illustrated explanation guide.

VERSIONS

This pattern gives you the possibility of making 70 different versions (and 26 more versions without pockets).
The different features of this garment are:

2 styles: zipped hoodie or slip-on sweatshirt

2 cuff and bottom finishes: with ribbing or hemmed

4 lengths: classic, above-knee, below-knee and midi

3 types of pockets: kangaroo, welt or inseam

3 neckline finishes: classic hood, overlapping hood or neckband

You can then choose the sweatshirt you want to make by combining the different features together.

SUPPLIES

Fabrics / Ribbing

Ballpoint needle

Zipped versions: 1 open-end zipper :

Classic length: 21 11/16 in*(55 cm)

Above-knee: 32 in (80 cm)

Below-knee: 35 in (90 cm) long double-slider zipper

Midi: 43 in (110 cm) long double-slider zipper

*21 11/16 in is the conversion for 55 cm which is the length the original pattern is drafted for. You can take a 22 in long zipper but you will have to lengthen the front and back pieces by 5/16 in. To understand how to do this, refer to step 2 (Preparing the pattern) of the instructions.

All hooded versions:

11/4 yards of drawstring cord

2 eyelets (diameter depends on the drawstring width)

Scrap of non-woven and non-stretch iron-on interfacing

Welt pockets versions: iron-on interfacing: 8″ by 16″ (20cm x 40 cm)

Kangaroo pockets versions: thin cardboard for the ironing template

RECOMMENDED FABRICS

Garment: jersey for sweatshirt, interlock knit, neoprene, French Terry…
Ribbing: ribbing by the meter or the same fabric used for the garment (this pattern is not designed for using pre-cut ribbing bands).

FABRIC REQUIRED (yards)

Sizes 34-36 38-40 42-44 46-48  
A1, 55″ wide fabric 13/4 13/4 13/4 17/8  
A1, 55″ wide ribbing 3/8 3/8 3/8 3/8  
A1, 43″ wide fabric 21/4 21/4 21/4 21/2  
A1, 43″ wide ribbing 3/8 3/8 3/8  
F9, 55″ wide fabric 21/4 23/8 23/8 23/8  
F9, 43″ wide fabric 31/4 31/4 31/4 31/4  
H8, 55″ wide fabric 21/4 21/4 21/4 21/4  
H8, 43″ wide fabric 31/2 35/8 33/4 33/4  

It is impossible to list the yardage for all versions in all sizes. Above, we indicate the yardage for three versions (A1, F9 and H8). To calculate the fabric required for the other versions, refer to step 4 (Cutting the fabric) of the instructions.

MEASUREMENT CHART (inches):

Height: 5’5” (1m65)
Cup: B

Sizes 34 36 38 40 42 44 46      
Bust 303/4 321/4 337/8 351/2 37 381/2 401/8      
Waist 227/8 241/2 26 271/2 291/8 303/4 321/4      
Hip 33 345/8 361/4 373/4 393/8 407/8 421/2      

FINISHED GARMENT MEASUREMENTS (inches)

Sizes 34 36 38 40 42 44 46      
Bust 373/4 393/8 41 421/2 441/8 455/8 471/4      
Waist 373/4 393/8 41 421/2 441/8 455/8 471/4      
Biceps 13 133/8 133/4 141/8 145/8 15 153/8      
Sleeve length* 273/4 28 281/8 283/8 281/2 283/4 287/8      
Classic length** 24 241/4 241/4 243/8 245/8 243/4 25      
Above-knee length** 337/8 34 34 341/4 341/2 345/8 347/8      
Below-knee length** 373/4 38 38 381/4 383/8 385/8 383/4      
Midi length** 455/8 457/8 457/8 461/8 461/4 461/2 465/8      

*From the shoulder at the neckline to the bottom of the sleeve
**From the shoulder at the neckline to the bottom of the garment

I AM Rainbow technical drawings