Pattern: Kodiak Pullover
Designer: Peek A Boo Pattern Shop
Fabrics: Cotton Lycra and Sweater knit from Wattle Hill Fabrics
Skill level:  Confident Beginner
Size made: 4
Adjustments: None
Pros: Super cute and easy to colour block, I love this one to compliment your winter wardrobe.
Cons: The placket can be a little tricky to get looking neat, but take your time and baste if you need to.

Pattern Review Recap

Let me tell you, the Kodiak Pullover is a perfect addition to any winter wardrobe! I sewed up a size 4 for my little one, and boy, oh boy, did it turn out amazing. I combined a super cute bear cotton lycra with an ochre/rust Jogging sweater knit to give it that extra pizzazz. It is a combo that made my heart melt and fall in love with making clothes for my kids all over again.

I enjoyed every moment of creating this pullover and I’d gladly do it all over again. Here’s a nifty trick I used as well: since the cotton lycra was a tad thin, I decided to cut the pattern pieces from both fabrics for the front and back bottom piece and treat them as one during assembly. It gave it extra warmth and you can’t even tell they are separate pieces!

Now, let’s talk about the placket. It may look a bit daunting at first glance, but fear not! With a little patience and taking your time, you can make it look absolutely fabulous. If you need a little extra help, go ahead and baste stitch it together first. Trust me, it’ll make your life so much easier.

In summary, the Kodiak Pullover is a winner in my book. The pattern is a joy to work with, the fabric choices are endless, and the final product is simply heart-melting. 

Definitely a ‘Beary’ cute garment 😉 

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