Reversible C4 pullover
I saw this $1200 Jcrew reversible cocoon cashmere pullover sweater with a funnel neck and I just had to have it except I couldn’t afford it. So since I know how to sew decently I knew I could pull this off (just not in cashmere), but as a sub for cashmere I used fleece in camel and charcoal.
C4 = chic camel & charcoal cocoon
I printed up a ton of pics and then got to work. I used the batwing top pattern on Burda as my base and went from there. I made my own kangaroo pocket and funnel neck pattern. The original had two different photos of the front pocket one with a kangaroo pocket and one with welt pockets, so I was not sure which to go for but as you see I did the exposed kangaroo pocket.The funnel neck is cut on the bias for a better drape and I made it bigger so I could pull it up as a hood if I need to. I was worried it would be to heavy, but I think it turned out pretty well for being fleece! Once I made both pieces I sewed them together and then sewed on the bottom waistband. There is an opening at the bottom side seam of the waistband on both sides so if I want to I can put a tie/ribbon through and tighten the bottom and tie a bow.
It is nice and toasty warm and very chic. I’m going to make it in different fabrics so it will be lighter and have a better drape.
I paired this pullover with my husbands blue/white gingham button up, Banana Republic crop pants, red cable knit socks, coral/orange lipstick, and Sonia Rykiel for H&M platforms. I tried to funk up the style a little, hopefully it worked. let me know 🙂
I love it! Very cute, very chic. Looks so comfortable. Thanks for sharing your inspiration, too. I wouldn't have thought of doing this in toile, but it looks great ...
Looks great, I like yours better than the designer one!
I love this one too! Isn't it great when a plan comes together? I love the colours together and thanks for the tip about cutting the funnel on the bias. How long did it take you to make from pattern to finish?
Well thank you ladies for the comments. I think it took me from start to finish with the toile about a week with alterations and stuff, but now that I have a pattern and know what to do I think a day or 2 I could finish it in.