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Dress Pattern Edit: Knit Dresses

It’s full on winter in the UK right now, including snowy weather! So, today we wanted to share some dresses that are designed for knit fabrics. Not only are knit fabrics easy to sew with (easy fitting and no need to finish seams) they are perfect for keeping you warm, comfortable, and cosy. Have a look at some of our favourite patterns and hopefully you’ll find something toasty!

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Pattern: Simplicity 9175.

Simplicity 9175 is a beautiful midi length dress with a really amazing pareo wrap variation. Make it with the turtle neck or without, and choose from two different sleeve variations.

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Pattern: McCall’s 8085.

Stylish, and bang on trend, McCall’s 8085 is a loose-fitting dress with a gathered skirt. Add the hem ruffle option for even more gathered gorgeousness, and choose from three different sleeve options.

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Pattern: Simplicity 8790.

This Sew House Seven for Simplicity design is simple yet versatile. Make a top or a dress with features such as dropped shoulders, raglan sleeves, a waist tie, and pockets.

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Pattern: Vogue 1634.

The interesting seam lines of Vogue 1634 are absolutely mazing. You’ll definitely stand out when wearing this. It’s a multi-pieced dress, with neckline and sleeve variations, and topstitched seams.

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Pattern: Simplicity 9014.

Need something extra warm and extra snuggly? How about making Simplicity 9014 in a thick woolly knit? It’s a loose-fitting tunic (or top) with a cowl neckline, dropped shoulders and loose sleeves.

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Pattern: New Look 6633.

Sew a beautiful semi fitted dress – with a twist – using New Look 6633. This pattern includes two length options, sleeveless or cuffed long sleeves, and an optional (swoon worthy) front tie detail.

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Pattern: Vogue 1721.

This pattern looks so fabulous and chic, you would almost forget it’s designed for knit fabrics! The billowy sleeves, the neckline, and the full gathered skirt simply look stunning…

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Pattern: McCall’s 7993.

Create a slightly more casual – but equally fabulous – dress with McCall’s 7993. With different neckline, sleeve, cuff, and hem variations, this pattern comes with plenty enough options to make it your own.

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