Lark Sew-Along: Cardigan Sewing Tutorial

Lark Sew-Along: Cardigan Sewing Tutorial | Grainline Studio

Today we’re sewing up the Lark Cardigan. Start by cutting out your pattern. You’ll need 2 sleeves, 1 back, and 2 fronts.

Lark Sew-Along: Cardigan Sewing Tutorial | Grainline Studio

The assembly instructions are the same as the actual Lark pattern but we’ll run through them here as well. Begin by sewing the shoulder seams. Press the seams towards the back of the cardigan.

Lark Sew-Along: Cardigan Sewing Tutorial | Grainline Studio

Next insert the sleeves. Press seam allowance lightly towards the sleeves.

Lark Sew-Along: Cardigan Sewing Tutorial | Grainline Studio

Sew up your side seams from sleeve hem to body hem. Press the seam allowances towards the back of the cardigan.

Lark Sew-Along: Cardigan Sewing Tutorial | Grainline Studio

This is where construction varies from the original sewing instructions. All of the hem allowances around the outside of the cardigan are going to be 3/4″ wide. Begin by foldingย the neckline under 3/4″ and press.

Lark Sew-Along: Cardigan Sewing Tutorial | Grainline Studio

Stitch the seam allowance in place either with a zig zag stitch, stretch stitch, twin needle or a coverstitch, which we used in this tutorial.

Lark Sew-Along: Cardigan Sewing Tutorial | Grainline Studio

Fold the fronts under and stitch in place, then repeat for the hem.

Lark Sew-Along: Cardigan Sewing Tutorial | Grainline Studio

Fold up and hem the sleeves and you’re all set, super easy!

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That’s that on the cardigan, hope you enjoyed this variation. If you have any q’s you can leave a comment below.

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