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Gallery: Central Park Hoodie, Plus Size Version

Dec 14, 2007
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Original design by Heather Lodinsky, big girl modifications by Lisa Shroyer

This time, The Interweave Goddesses 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.

CPH at KD StoreAs 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!

Check out the details of Lisa's Big Girl Mods:

Part I: The Central Park Hoodie--Plus!
Part II: The CPH: What Size Should I Knit?
Part III: The CPH: Would Lisa do it differently next time?

Sample garment shown has the following finished measurements:

Bust: 52" (132 cm) given in pattern specifications
Waist: 52" (132 cm) shown on schematic
Hem: 52" (132 cm) shown on schematic
Neck to Hem Length: 26" (66 cm) calculated from schematic measurements

Chevette

Her bust: 46.5" (118 cm)
Ease at bust as shown: 5.5" (14 cm) positive ease

Waist: 41" (104 cm)
Hip: 48.5" (123 cm)
Height: 5 ft 5 in

CPH Chevette no hood
CPH Chevette in hood Chevette in the hood

Amy

Her bust: 52" (132 cm)
Ease at bust as shown: 0" (0 cm) no ease/negative ease

Waist: 47" (119.5 cm)
Hip: 60.5" (153.5 cm)
Height: 5 ft 8 in

CPH Amy no hood
CPH Amy in hood
Amy in the hood
CPH Amy Side View
Side view

Lorraine

Her bust: 44.5" (115.5 cm)
Ease at bust as shown: 7.5" (19 cm) positive ease

Waist: 38" (96.5 cm)
Hip: 44" (112 cm)
Height: 5 ft 7 in

CPH Lorraine no hood
CPH Lorriane in hood Lorraine in the hood

Teresa

Her bust: 46" (117 cm)
Ease at bust as shown: 6" (15 cm) positive ease

Waist: 40" (101.5 cm)
Hip: 47" (119.5 cm)
Height: 5 ft 3.5 in

Teresa CPH no hood
CPH Teresa in hood Teresa in the hood

Nicole

Her bust: 55" (139.5 cm)
Ease at bust as shown: 3" (7.5 cm) negative ease

Waist: 56" (142 cm)
Hip: 63.5" (161.5 cm)
Height: 5 ft 9.5 in

CPH Nicole no hood
CPH Nicole in hood Nicole in the hood

Jodi

Her bust: 39" (99 cm)
Ease at bust as shown: 13" (33 cm) positive ease

Waist: 32.5" (82.5 cm)
Hip: 47.5" (120.5 cm)
Height: 5 ft 4 in

CPH Jodi no hood
CPH Jodi in hood Jodi in the hood

Barbara Jean

Her bust: 42" (106.5 cm)
Ease at bust as shown: 10" (25.5 cm) positive ease

Waist: 38" (96.5 cm)
Hip: 47" (119.5 cm)
Height: 5 ft 3 in

CPH Barb no hood
CPH Barb in hood Barbara Jean in the hood

... and Sandi in the hood!

Her bust: 40.5" (103 cm)
Ease at bust as shown: 11.5" (29.5 cm) positive ease

Waist: 37" (94 cm)
Hip: 42" (106.5 cm)
Height: 5 ft 4 in

CPH Sandi hood


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