For anyone who was at PR Weekend Montreal, the pink fabric was purchased at Suzie Stretch. It has a nice smooth jersey face and a loopy wrong side. I'm hoping that makes it a little bit warmer than simple jersey.
But will somebody please remember to remind me to check the direction of most stretch BEFORE cutting? This top (Jalie 2682) has a double layer upper front and it's straining a bit. I think it would have been more comfortable cut on the crosswise grain. Since I have two more vivid colours of this same fabric (turquoise and bright yellow!) there is a chance that I'll get to test this theory out. I like this pattern a lot.
It went curling on Wednesday.
I'm pleased to report that the gusset works and the jacket was cozy warm.
I'll try it with the pink top this week. Maybe the vivid colour will psyche out the opposition!
In the meantime, The Sewing Lawyer finished this lacy scarf and is itching to try a new knitting project.
What do you think of this sweater/jacket? I love its texture and structure.