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Undercover Hood Alterations

Undercover Hood Alterations

May 28, 2014

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In our latest launch, we gave our Undercover Hood pattern a fresh new look with a cropped variation and also a sweater with neck binding version. If you already own this pattern, don't fret, the alterations are super easy. Here's how...

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Altering your Undercover Hood pattern from full length to cropped is super easy and will literally take you 5 minutes!

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Mark on the side seams of your front and back body pieces 14cm or 5 1/2 inches from the bottom edge.

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Join your markings with a straight line, and you have your new cropped length.

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Transfer your notch on to the new line.

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Now you need to alter the length of your pocket piece. Mark on each side 5cm/2inches from the bottom edge of the pocket.

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Join together with a straight line. This is your new length line.

For our cropped sweaters we also went down one size for the hem cuff to make it pull in slightly.

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If you want to make the sweater variation, it's super easy! Just eliminate your Hood and Pocket pieces and draft a rectangle with the above measurements. This piece will need to be cut on the fold.

Voila! You're finished. How easy is that?

There will be a follow up tutorial on how to attach your neck binding in the next couple of days.



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