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IWK Winter 2007 Sweater Girl

Nov 28, 2007
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Gallery: Sweater Girl Pullover -- design by Liz Nields

Once again, Bertha and the Interweave gang all try on the same sweater for the greater good of knitting, to demonstrate how the sweater looks with various amounts of ease, both positive and negative.

Interweave Knits Winter 07As you can see, the same sweater looks very different on different women! We give general suggestions for customization for your inspiration. Only you can choose how you want your sweaters to fit and which customizations will work best for you and your beautiful self!

Sample garment shown has the following finished measurements:

Bust: 37.5" (95 cm) specified in pattern
Waist: no defined waist
Hem: 37.5" (95 cm) shown on schematic
Neck to Hem: 20" (51 cm) calculated from schematic
Waist to Hem: no defined waist

Bertha

Her bust: 34" (86.5 cm)
Ease at bust as shown: 3.5" (9 cm) positive ease

Waist: 24.5" (62 cm)
Hip: 35" (89 cm)
Neck to Waist: 13" (33 cm)
Bertha has neither legs nor tailbone, so we cannot give her height; we estimate her center back length as 18" (45.5 cm).

Bertha Sweater Girl

Debbie

Her bust: 34.5" (87.5 cm)
Ease at bust as shown: 3" (7.5 cm) positive ease

Waist: 30" (76 cm)
Hip: 38.5" (98 cm)
Neck to Waist: 14" (35.5 cm)
Center Back Length: 18.5" (47 cm)
Height: 5 ft 2 in

Debbie Sweater Girl

Kat

Her bust: 40" (101.5 cm)
Ease at bust as shown: 2.5" (6.5 cm) negative ease

Waist: 34" (86.5 cm)
Hip: 42.5" (108 cm)
Neck to Waist: 15" (38 cm)
Center Back Length: 21" (53.5 cm)
Height: 5 ft 7.5 in

Kat Sweater Girl

Katie

Her bust: 35.5" (90 cm)
Ease at bust as shown: 2" (5 cm) positive ease

Waist: 27" (68.5 cm)
Hip: 37" (94 cm)
Neck to Waist: 17" (43 cm)
Center Back Length: 25" (63.5 cm)
Height: 5 ft 10 in

Katie Sweater Girl

Stefanie

Her bust: 34" ( 86.5 cm)

Ease at bust as shown: 3.5" (9 cm) positive ease

 

Stefanie Sweater Girl

Sandi

Her bust: 40.5" (103 cm)

Ease at bust as shown: 3" (7.5 cm) negative ease

Waist: 37" (94 cm)
Hip: 42" (106.5 cm)
Neck to Waist: 18" (45.5 cm)
Center Back Length: 22" (56 cm)
Height: 5 ft 4 in

Sandi Sweater Girl

Toni

Her bust: 33.5" (85 cm)

Ease at bust as shown: 4" (10 cm) positive ease

Waist: 29" (73.5 cm)
Hip: 35.5" (90 cm)
Neck to Waist: 15" (38 cm)
Center Back Length: 18" (45.5 cm)
Height: 5 ft 5 in

Toni Sweater Girl

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