The Maritime free hooded sweatshirt pattern features an oversized, wrap†neck hood plus optional double welt front pocket.
The organic interlock fabrics create a really cosy feel and with 3 sleeve options will take you through a wide range of weather. Available in sizes 2-9 years.
- 2†yards maritime main knit
- 0.5 yards octo school purple knit
- clear elastic tape or knit interfacing
- print and assemble free hooded sweatshirt pattern
- pre-wash and dry fabric.
- cut out pattern pieces from fabric and add any markings.
- stabilise neckline and shoulders using clear elastic tape/knit interfacing.
Pattern uses 1/4″ seam allowance unless otherwise stated. For most seams use either an overlocker, overlock stitch OR a stretch stitch and finish raw edge with zig zag.
Pin one of the pocket interiors wrong side facing (WSF) to the wrong side of the sweatshirt front. centred and aligned with the bottom edge. Pin the pocket facings RSF
(right sides facing) in place on the front of the sweatshirt and sew around the box marked.
Place the other pocket lining RSF on top and then overlock the top and 2 sides of the pocket. Baste the bottom of the pocket to the bottom of the sweatshirt front (using a zig zag stitch) and then unpick the basting stitches to open up the welts.
Sew sleeve to armhole of sweatshirt RSF and repeat for other sleeve. If you are making the double sleeve, you need to sew the upper and lower sleeve together first RSF and then fold the upper sleeve so that there is a 3/4″ overlap and top stitch on the right side.